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Six weeks in Saratoga how three-year-old filly Rachel Alexandra beat the boys and became horse of the year by Brendan O"Meara

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Published by Excelsior Editions/State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Thoroughbred horse,
  • Rachel Alexandra (Race horse),
  • Race horses,
  • Horse racing,
  • Biography,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-267).

StatementBrendan O"Meara
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSF355.R33 O66 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 267 p. ;
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25018174M
ISBN 101438439415
ISBN 109781438439419
LC Control Number2011004372
OCLC/WorldCa708357612

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