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The Resource The Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes : a comprehensive history, Richard Sowers ; foreword by Steve Haskin

The Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes : a comprehensive history, Richard Sowers ; foreword by Steve Haskin

Label
The Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes : a comprehensive history
Title
The Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes
Title remainder
a comprehensive history
Statement of responsibility
Richard Sowers ; foreword by Steve Haskin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
" This is the definitive history of thoroughbred racing's three premier events, which have never before been explored in such detail. This book gives the history of America's classic races from the inaugural Belmont Stakes in 1867 through 2013"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sowers, Richard
Dewey number
798.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
SF335.U5
LC item number
S7 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Horse racing
  • Thoroughbred horse
  • Kentucky Derby
  • Preakness Stakes
  • Belmont Stakes
Label
The Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes : a comprehensive history, Richard Sowers ; foreword by Steve Haskin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 462-480) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1867-1869: A ruthless beginning -- 1870-1879: Baltimore and Louisville join the party -- 1880-1889: A select few run the classics -- 1890-1899: The preakness surfaces in Brooklyn -- 1900-1909: The preakness returns to its roots -- 1910-1919: East meets west -- 1920-1929: "Three big events of the year" -- 1930-1939: Five Belmonts for Belair -- 1940-1949: Streetcars and superstars -- 1950-1959: The "gray ghost" brings turf to television -- 1960-1969: Dramatic duels and controversy -- 1970-1979: Racing's greatest decade -- 1980-1989: A drought begins -- 1990-1999: From Lukas to Baffert -- 2000-2009: Goodbye to decades of derby logic -- 2010-2013: The long drought continues
Control code
ocn849205047
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
vi, 521 pages
Isbn
9780786476985
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013047151
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)849205047
Label
The Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes : a comprehensive history, Richard Sowers ; foreword by Steve Haskin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 462-480) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1867-1869: A ruthless beginning -- 1870-1879: Baltimore and Louisville join the party -- 1880-1889: A select few run the classics -- 1890-1899: The preakness surfaces in Brooklyn -- 1900-1909: The preakness returns to its roots -- 1910-1919: East meets west -- 1920-1929: "Three big events of the year" -- 1930-1939: Five Belmonts for Belair -- 1940-1949: Streetcars and superstars -- 1950-1959: The "gray ghost" brings turf to television -- 1960-1969: Dramatic duels and controversy -- 1970-1979: Racing's greatest decade -- 1980-1989: A drought begins -- 1990-1999: From Lukas to Baffert -- 2000-2009: Goodbye to decades of derby logic -- 2010-2013: The long drought continues
Control code
ocn849205047
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
vi, 521 pages
Isbn
9780786476985
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013047151
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)849205047

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