2008. Item #16535
Bowen, Edward L. Matriarchs. Vol. II: More Great Mares of Modern Times. Lexington: Eclipse Press 2008. 237p + many photos. Very good hardcover (small ink stamp on front endpaper) in very good d.j. (lightly shelfsoiled). ** Profiles of 22 "great mares that have had a profound impact on American Thoroughbred racing," whether as prominent dams or champion racehorses. Includes Exclusive, Gallorette, Hasili, Nellie Flag, Personal Ensign, Rare Perfume, and more. With much family information in the text, plus tail female lines from these mares to the present. The second and final volume in Bowen's series on Thoroughbred matriarchs, complete in itself. Large; shipping/handling may be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering. (Published at $39.95).