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Noor

A Champion Thoroughbred's Unlikely Journey from California to Kentucky

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Noor by Milton C Toby
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Description

While Seabiscuit is perhaps the best-known Thoroughbred in history, Charles S. Howard owned another remarkable racehorse that should never be forgotten. Irish-bred Noor dominated the 1950 racing season, setting world records in victories over Citation and winning the Hollywood Gold Cup by defeating a Triple Crown winner, the Horse of the Year and the previous year's Kentucky Derby winner. Sadly, that fame faded as he failed to sire champions, and Noor was buried in an unmarked grave in Northern California decades later. Veteran turf writer Milt Toby recounts Noor's colorful career and the inspiring story of racing enthusiast Charlotte Farmer's personal mission to exhume the Thoroughbred's remains for reburial in central Kentucky years after the horse was inducted into the hall of fame.
Release date Australia
September 4th, 2012
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Illustrations
Illustrations, black and white
Imprint
History Press Library Editions
Pages
162
Dimensions
152x229x11
ISBN-13
9781540231444
Product ID
28112769

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