Varola, Franco. The Functional Development of the Thoroughbred. London: J.A. Allen 1980. xii, 346p + 10 photos. Very good hardcover in good d.j. ** Continues and completes Typology of the Racehorse: on the dosage theory of breeding. Further analysis of the 120 chefs-de-race, the influence of the Phalaris and Swynford lines, reappraisal of 20th-century breeding patterns, new grouping of aptitudes (brilliant, intermediate, classic, stout, professional, etc.), and more. An influential book. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.