New PDF release: Citation: In a Class by Himself

By Phil Georgeff

whilst quotation (1945-1970) retired in mid-1951, he was once horseracing's first and, to that time, basically millionaire racehorse. Following his 1948 triumphs on the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont in 1948, it'd be twenty-five years ahead of one other horse (Secreteriat) might back put on the coveted Triple Crown.
Citation, through mythical announcer and longtime horseracing insider Phil Georgeff, finds all concerning the thoroughbred, his amazing profession, and people in his internal circle. Georgeff delves into Citation's strange bloodline; the demise of his unique rider, Al Snider, swept out to sea whereas fishing off the Florida keys; Citation's wonderful 1948 Triple Crown victory; and the final word results of the horse's over the top, competitive agenda (racing on little leisure after touring cross-country in sweltering vehicles and railroad boxcars).
Based on interviews from those that knew the thoroughbred, together with famed jockey Eddie Arcaro and popular son-and-father running shoes Ben A. and Jimmy Jones; Citation is greater than simply the biography of a proficient horse. It the complete tale of the best activities determine within the heritage of horseracing, a champion who gained or positioned in thirty diversified contests in his occupation and whose spirit proceed to captivate the yankee public.

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