Item #30586 The Blood-Horse: June 22, 1957 [Gallant Man's Belmont Stakes]. authors.

The Blood-Horse: June 22, 1957 [Gallant Man's Belmont Stakes]

Lexington, KY: Blood-Horse, 1957. First edition. Soft cover. Pp. 1325-1370, many photos. Two pages are partly cut out. One half of an advertising page is missing (probably a photo of Ambiorix and Atlantic City schedule of races). The other cut-out page is a very short article, affecting no other text and only a print ad on the other side. Else very good. Fair. Item #30586

Coverage of Gallant Man’s record-setting Belmont Stakes over Inside Tract and Bold Ruler. Gallant Man was one of the greatest of an all-time great foal crop of 1954. Also a list of mares sent to Nasrullah that spring (including Segula, Nashua’s dam), Crepello’s English Derby win, and “5 Guys at a Party” (jockeys Arcaro, Shoemaker, Longden, Adams, and Atkinson discuss the best horses they ever rode). Plus the usual stakes results, ads, etc. Sold as is.

Price: $10.00

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