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Mooney, Nan

My Racing Heart

The Passionate World of Thoroughbreds and the Track

€ 19.49

A memoir of one woman`s love affair with horses retraces her earliest memories of these magnificent animals and takes readers deep into the world of thoroughbred racing. Reprint.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Acknowledgments and Explanations ix
Introduction: An Unconventional Romance 1(22)
Part 1: The Starting Gate
Trust: The Horse of Course
23(31)
Rewriting the Rules: The Front Men---Trainers and Owners
54(35)
Leaps of Faith: Playing the Breeding Game
89(38)
Part 2: Early Speed
Courage: Riding High---The Jockey`s Life
127(32)
Generosity: Breaking onto the Backstretch
159(28)
Part 3: The Stretch Run
Risking It All: The Art of Gambling
187(29)
Unconditional Love: The Anatomy of a Racing Fan
216(19)
Forming a Value System: Hustles, Fixes, and the Drug Controversy
235(30)
Part 4: Crossing the Wire
Connections: Chasing the Kentucky Derby
265(19)
Growth: The Future of the Track
284(19)
Epilogue: The Heartbeat 303(4)
Photograph Credits 307
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
320 pagina's
Januari 2003
249 gram
203 x 135 x 20 mm
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