American Pharoah

American Pharoah

The Untold Story of the Triple Crown Winner's Legendary Rise

eBook - 2016 | First edition
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"History was made at the 2015 Belmont Stakes when American Pharoah won the Triple Crown, the first since Affirmed in 1978. As magnificent as the champion is, the team behind him has been all too human while on the road to immortality. Written by an award-winning New York Times sportswriter, American Pharoah is the definitive account not only of how the ethereal colt won the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes, but how he changed lives. Through extensive interviews, Drape explores the making of an exceptional racehorse, chronicling key events en route to history. Covering everything from the flamboyant owner's successful track record, the jockey's earlier heartbreaking losses, and the Hall of Fame trainer's intensity, Drape paints a stirring portrait of a horse for the ages and the people around him. "--Publisher's description.
Publisher: New York : Hachette Books, [2016]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 0316268836 electronic bk
9780316268837 electronic bk
Branch Call Number: eBOOK 798.400973 DRA
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 292 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : color illustrations

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