Assault (Thoroughbred Legends #23)

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The story of the Texas-bred horse who became a racing star in 1946, the year of his Triple Crown win. Injured as a baby, Assault walked with a limp for the rest of his life, but when he ran he was pure speed and grace.

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Lexington, KY 2004 Hardcover First Edition New in Near Fine dust jacket 1581501072. Hardcover is burgundy cloth with black 'Thoroughbred Legends' embossed below photopraph of ... Assault; gold lettering on front and spine. #23 in the Thoroughbred Legends series. Stated First Edition. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Burgundy monochrome end papers. Illustrated with 39 b/w photographs. Stitched in black satin bookmark. Assault (March 26, 1943 ? September 2, 1971) was an American Hall of Fame thoroughbred racehorse who won the U. S. Triple Crown in 1946. Assault raced 42 times, with 18 victories (15 in stakes races), 6 second-place finishes, and 7 third-place finishes. He earned $675, 470. In 1946, he was voted Horse of the Year, the most prestigious honor in American thoroughbred racing, as well as winning Champion 3-Year-Old honors. Assault was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 1964. In The Blood-Horse ranking of the top 100 U. S. Thoroughbred champions of the 20th Cen Read more Show Less

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Overview

The story of the Texas-bred horse who became a racing star in 1946, the year of his Triple Crown win. Injured as a baby, Assault walked with a limp for the rest of his life, but when he ran he was pure speed and grace.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781581501070
  • Publisher: Eclipse Press
  • Publication date: 9/15/2004
  • Series: Thoroughbred Legends Series , #23
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 8.14 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Boyd has written articles for The Thoroughbred Record, Turf and Sports Digest, SPUR, The Backstretch, and The Blood Horse.

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