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 1944 [Pensive, Twilight Tear, Busher, etc.]
Palmer, Joe H.

Palmer, Joe H.; ed. by Vaughn Flannery. American Race Horses 1944: A Review of the Breeding and the Performances of the Outstanding Thoroughbreds of the Year Engaged in Racing Steeplechasing and Hunt Races. Sagamore Press 1945. 205p, many photos. Very good hardcover; no d.j. From the library of George R. Galbreath (John W. Galbreath's cousin), with an ink presentation from his wife, Jean, Christmas 1945. ** Features 40 top handicap horses, 3-year-olds, 2-year-olds, each with a conformation photo, 5-generation pedigree, and a stylish write-up of its racing year. Includes Bolingbroke, Devil Diver, Sun Again, Dare Me, Pensive, Twilight Tear, Busher, Errard, Pavot, War Jeep, etc. Also a summary chapter on steeplechasers, including Rouge Dragon and Elkridge. Fully indexed, plus Daily Racing Form charts of the principal American stakes races of 1944. (Item ID: 60)


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