American Race Horses 1956 [Swaps, Nashua, Needles, Bold Ruler, etc.]
Estes, Joe A., et al.

Estes, Joe A., et al. American Race Horses 1956. Woodstock, VT: Countryman Press 1957. 324p, many photos. Very good hardcover; lacks d.j. ** "An annual review of the breeding and the performances of the outstanding Thoroughbreds of the year in flat racing and steeplechasing." Chapters on the 30 leading horses of the year, plus shorter write-ups on many others. Includes handicappers Swaps, Nashua, Searching, Summer Tan, etc.; 3-year olds Decathlon, Levee, Needles, Swoon's Son, etc.; 2-year-olds Barbizon, Bold Ruler, Leallah, etc.; steeplechaser Shipboard. With an index to all the horses listed in all the volumes to date. This is the first of two volumes issued in an experimental smaller format, with the aim of lowering the book's cost and reaching a wider readership. (Item ID: 9079)

$40.00

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