On December 22, 2013, the world-famous Hollywood Park Race Track closed its doors forever. In 2014, demolition began on the landmark race track, effectively erasing seventy-five years of history, while at the same time making space for an entire new neighborhood to suddenly arise in the middle of the metropolis.
"Taking off on a horse into the Mongolian Steppe sounds like the bracing inverse to an overpopulated, busy urban life, but having the skills and grit to pull it off is another thing entirely. . . .
With a trademark powerful stride amid a blaze of red and yellow silks, Justify emphatically crossed the finish line at the 2018 Belmont Stakes and became just the 13th winner of horse racing's elusive Triple Crown.$27.95ISBN: 9781493037957Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Lyons Press - May 1st, 2020
In 1968, a few women, mockingly labeled "jockettes" by a skeptical press, had begun demanding the right to apply for jockey licenses, citing the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which banned discrimination in hiring based on race, religion, sex, or national origin.$16.96ISBN: 9781951895006Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Equine Heritage Institute - January 31st, 2020$26.99ISBN: 9781474611985Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Weidenfeld & Nicolson - May 19th, 2020
Every year the Grand National produces very different stories from jockeys and horses alike; uplifting scenes from a victor and heartbreak when a mere inch divides the loser from the winner at the end of nearly four-and-a-half miles and 30 challenging fences. The race has evolved over the years but there is one constant: luck, or the lack of it.$39.99ISBN: 9781734469523Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Ekolu International LLC DBA Aqupoint Press - January 31st, 2020
Kenpo Karate self defense techniques contain Master Keys which are grouped into Linear, Circular and Singular categories. Understanding the Master Keys will make you a better martial artist.$32.95ISBN: 9781839500305Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Racing Post Books - March 1st, 2020After discovering what makes trainers tick in The Jumping Game, Henrietta Knight tackles jockeys in Starting From Scratch. Having visited many of the world’s leading riders, Henrietta uncovers their stories: where they come from, how they became hooked on the sport, why they were willing to risk everything everyday, and what are the secrets to their success.$28.95ISBN: 9781493052202Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Lyons Press - April 25th, 2020
Burned out by working the baseball beat for years, in the summer of 1922 Damon Runyon was looking for a new sport to cover for The New York American as a change of pace.$22.95ISBN: 9781839500183Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Racing Post Books - February 5th, 2020
The hugely popular 2020 annual from the Racing Post contains all the best stories of 2019 and a look ahead to 2020. Stunningly illustrated throughout by award-winning photographer Edward Whitaker, this is a must-have for any horse racing fan.