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LONG REIN: Tales from the World of Horse Racing


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By Jay Hovdey
Forward by William Nack
Retail Price: $22.95
Hardcover - Item #B1930 - 288 Pages

Jay Hovdey has written upwards of two thousand pieces for Daily Racing Form about the fascinating world of Thoroughbred horse racing since joining the publication, in 1998, as executive columnist. The 81 columns and features chosen for “LONG REIN: Tales from the World of Horse Racing” represent Hovdey at his eclectic best, as he covers some of the most memorable horses and racing personalities.

Chapter 1: HORSE HEROES
Best Pal
Smarty Jones
Cigar and Friend
Lost in the Fog
Your Host
Hallowed Dreams
Precisionist
Barbaro
Frankel

Chapter 2: TO THE SWIFT
War at the Shore
Look Who's Laughing
Volcanic
Tiznow and Forever
Golden Afternoon
King Richard
Weakness for the Preakness
Hide the Children
Birdland
Mucho Macho Men

Chapter 3: ROCK OF A JOCK
On the Brink
Top of the World
Mr. Eclipse
Birthday Boy
The Long Goodbye

Chapter 4: THE ONE AND ONLY...
Charlie Wittingham
Allen Jerkens
Michael Dickinson
Allen Paulson
Lefty Nickerson
Jimmy Jones
Joe Hirsch
John Nerud

Chapter 5: RIDE ON
Richard Migliore
Chris McCarron
Gary Stevens
Russell Baze
Jackie Fires
J.C. Gonzalez
Kathy Kusner
Eddie Delahoussaye
Pat Day
Rosie Napravnik
Mike Smith

Chapter 6: LITTLE BIG WOMEN
Lone Star
A New Leaf
She's Back
Ouch
Dream Ride

Chapter 7: ANYTHING GOES
Summer Romance
Tiger and Big Red
Duck!
The Doctor Is In
Men of Letters
Who's on First?
Eau de Roses
England Swings
Curtains
Home of the Brave

Chapter 8: A SHOE FOR ALL SEASONS
Life of the Mind
Take a Bow
Stillness
Best of the Best
Eternal Flame

Chapter 9: NOT FORGOTTEN
W.L. Proctor
Eddie Gregson
Chris Antley
Affirmed
Charles Clay
Warren Stute
John Henry
Bill Hartack
Bobby Frankel
Orvil Hovdey

Chapter 10: HERSELF
Worth the Wait
Pure Platinum
Classic Serenade
Encore
Z-Town
Loud and Clear
Reality Check
The Last Hurrah