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American Race Horses 1944 [Pensive, Twilight Tear, Busher, etc.] [George R. Galbreath copy]

Palmer, Joe H.

Published by Sagamore Press, 1945
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Palmer, Joe H.; ed. by Vaughn Flannery. American Race Horses 1944: A Review of the Breeding and the Performances of the Outstanding Thoroughbreds of the Year Engaged in Racing Steeplechasing and Hunt Races. Sagamore Press 1945. 205p, many photos. Very good hardcover; no d.j. From the library of George R. Galbreath (John W. Galbreath's cousin), with an ink presentation from his wife, Jean, Christmas 1945. ** Features 40 top handicap horses, 3-year-olds, 2-year-olds, each with a conformation photo, 5-generation pedigree, and a stylish write-up of its racing year. Includes Bolingbroke, Devil Diver, Sun Again, Dare Me, Pensive, Twilight Tear, Busher, Errard, Pavot, War Jeep, etc. Also a summary chapter on steeplechasers, including Rouge Dragon and Elkridge. Fully indexed, plus Daily Racing Form charts of the principal American stakes races of 1944. Bookseller Inventory # 60

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Title: American Race Horses 1944 [Pensive, Twilight...

Publisher: Sagamore Press

Publication Date: 1945

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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