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American Race Horses 1946 [Assault's Triple Crown year]
Palmer, Joe H.

Palmer, Joe H. American Race Horses 1946: 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 1947. Over 160p, many photos. Good to very good hardcover (bottom corners of pages lightly bumped). No d.j. Pages age browned, as always. ** Features ca. 35 top handicap horses, 3-year-olds, and 2-year-olds of 1946, each with a conformation photo, 4-generation pedigree, and a stylish write-up of its racing year. There is also a summary chapter on steeplechasers. Includes Armed, Gallorette, Occupy, Stymie, Assault, Bonnie Beryl, Honeymoon, Double Jay, Jet Pilot, Elkridge, and more. With an index of horses in this volume and in the entire series up to that time. The 11th 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: 62)


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