We're delighted to announce that we'll be taking part in the Attingham Trust Study Programme, "The Horse and the Country House," in England in September. Watch this space for a forthcoming selection of books related to this theme.

American Race Horses 1943 [Count Fleet's Triple Crown year]
Hervey, John, and Nelson Dunstan

Hervey, John, and Nelson Dunstan; ed. by Vaughn Flannery. American Race Horses 1943: A Review of the Breeding and the Performances of the Outstanding Thoroughbreds of the Year Engaged in Racing Steeplechasing and Hunt Races. Sagamore Press 1944. 197p, many photos. Very good hardcover (gilt lettering on spine worn away; covers lightly shelf-rubbed). No d.j. ** Features ca. 25 top handicap horses, 3-year-olds, and 2-year-olds, each with a conformation photo, 5-generation pedigree, and a stylish write-up of its racing year. Includes Bolingbroke, Market Wise, Shut Out, Count Fleet, Princequillo, Bee Mac, Twilight Tear, etc. Also a summary chapter on steeplechasers, featuring Brother Jones. Fully indexed, plus Daily Racing Form charts of the principal American stakes races of 1943. (Item ID: 59)


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