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Down to the Wire: The Lives of the Triple Crown Champions

Paperback | Hardcover

by Robert L. Shoop (Author). Robert L. Shoop's writing takes the inside rail as he chronicles the horses, jockeys, trainers, and owners of the Kings of the Sport of Kings: The Triple Crown Champions. An historically accurate tome of speed and blood, skill and luck, triumph and tragedyspotlights the horses and the people who harnessed the will, skill, and spirit to run every race Down to the Wire. Chock full of details, this authoritative history carries forty-six rare photographs from private collections. With an attorney's meticulous research and the prose of a poet, Shoop reveals the agonies and the extacies of the legends of Thoroughbred racing. Foreward by Ron Turcotte, Introduction by Jean Cruguet. Hardcover: 360 pages Publisher: Russell Dean & Company; 1st edition (December 1, 2004)

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