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7 edition of Spectacular Bid found in the catalog.

Spectacular Bid

by Timothy T. Capps

  • 11 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Eclipse Press in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spectacular Bid (Race horse),
  • Thoroughbred horse,
  • Race horses,
  • Horse racing

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Timothy T. Capps.
    SeriesThoroughbred legends ;, no. 9
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF355.S644 C37 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination153 p. :
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6799725M
    ISBN 101581500572
    LC Control Number00108854
    OCLC/WorldCa47147692

      Now the winner of nine straight stakes and 11 of the 13 races in his life, Spectacular Bid was favored at 1 to 20 by the crowd of 21,, paying $ for every $2 bet on him across the board. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Spectacular Bid: The Last Superhorse of the Twentieth Century, Hardcover by at the best online prices at .

    Spectacular Bid: The Last Superhorse of the Twentieth Century A safety pin was all that kept Spectacular Bid from becoming the 11th horse to take the Triple Crown in This book examines Spectacular Bid from his humble beginnings—born in a mud puddle on a horse farm in Versailles, Ky.—to becoming one of the greatest [ ].   Peter Lee will discuss his new book, Spectacular Bid: The Last Superhorse of the Twentieth Century, the third book in the “Horses in History” series published by the University Press of Kentucky. Lee, an author and former journalist, maintains the blog “The Way to Churchill Downs,” which reports on Kentucky Derby (G1) hopefuls for the coming year, and is a regular contributor to.

    Spectacular Bid was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in His walkover in the Woodward was the last in a major American race and also the first in 32 years, dating back to Citation’s walkover in the Pimlico Special. When Mal Evans died in , rumors swirled that he had been working on some memoirs. Tentatively titled “Living the Beatles Legend,” the book was to have been based on some 15 years of diary entries in which Mal was ensconced in the life of all four Beatles as they rose to superstardom, wrote and recorded scores of classic songs and ultimately broke up.


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