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 1945 [Busher, Armed, Stymie, Gallorette, etc.]
Palmer, Joe H.

Palmer, Joe H.; ed. by Vaughn Flannery. American Race Horses 1945: An Annual Review of the Breeding and the Performances of the Outstanding Thoroughbreds of the Year Engaged in Racing, Steeplechasing and Hunt Races. Sagamore Press 1946. 166p, many photos. Good clean sturdy hardcover (light spotting to cover); no d.j. (as issued?). From the library of George R. Galbreath (John W. Galbreath's cousin), with an ink presentation from his wife, Jean, 1946. ** Features over 30 top handicap horses, 3-year-olds, and 2-year-olds of 1945, each with a conformation photo, 4-generation pedigree, and a stylish write-up of its racing year. Also a summary chapter on steeplechasers. Includes Armed, Devil Diver, Stymie, Busher, Gallorette, Polynesian, Revoked, Spy Song, and more. Index of horses in this volume and in the entire series. The 10th year of American Race Horses; this volume includes a summary of its publishing history. Generally only 1000 copies of each year was printed. (We have other volumes, which may or may not be online; please inquire.). (Item ID: 61)


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