Baffert: Dirt Road to the Derby

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Baffert offers a frank-and frankly funny-portrayal of his border town roots and rapid rise to the top of the Sport of Kings. A riveting and revealing tale of what it takes to become America's No. 1 trainer.

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Overview

Baffert offers a frank-and frankly funny-portrayal of his border town roots and rapid rise to the top of the Sport of Kings. A riveting and revealing tale of what it takes to become America's No. 1 trainer.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581500257
  • Publisher: Eclipse Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/1999
  • Pages: 206
  • Product dimensions: 6.27 (w) x 9.33 (h) x 0.99 (d)

Meet the Author

Baffert has trained 2 Kentucky Derby winning horses

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Table of Contents

Introduction 8
1 So Close with Cavonnier 12
2 A Silver Lining 23
3 Lucky Charm 29
4 On Top of the World 36
5 Rancho Baffert 50
6 Short in the Saddle 62
7 Substantive Years 75
8 Arizona Days 87
9 Champion of Champions 100
10 Main Man 107
11 The Big Switch 119
12 Breeders' Cup and Beyond 134
13 The Fish 144
14 Saying Goodbye 157
15 High Roller 170
16 Living in Never Land 180
Stakes Winners 187
Index 201
About the Authors 206
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 7, 2000

    Cool Book

    I liked this book. I laughed threw some of the parts which were too funny. Bob's account of his childhood, his time as a jockey,and his early training career were vivid and I could picture events in my head as i was reading. Even though he wrote little about his family, I got the picture that he wanted to center more on his career and tell all kinds of details there and keep his family life private, as it should be.

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