Secretariat: Racing's Greatest Triple Crown Winner (Paperback)

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Secretariat: Racing's Greatest Triple Crown Winner (Paperback)


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Timothy Capps tells the riveting story of Secretariat from the champion's birth at Meadow Stable in Virginia and his tutelage under renowned trainer Lucien Laurin, to his great victories with jockey Ron Turcotte and his life after the racetrack.

Timothy T. Capps (1946-2017) was involved in nearly every aspect of the Thoroughbred industry. During the 1970s and mid-80s, Capps served as editor of The Thoroughbred Record, a leading industry monthly. In the mid-80s he ventured into the high-stakes stallion market as an executive with Matchmaker, a company that sold stallion seasons and shares. From there he was lured to the racetrack and went to the Maryland Jockey Club, which oversees racing at Pimlico and Laurel Park. After serving as vice president of the Maryland Horse Breeders Association and editor and publisher of Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred, Capps returned to the Maryland Jockey Club as executive vice president.Capps was the author of two other titles in the Thoroughbred Legends series, one on Spectacular Bid and one on Affirmed and Alydar.
Product Details ISBN: 9781493073320
ISBN-10: 149307332X
Publisher: Eclipse Press
Publication Date: November 1st, 2023
Pages: 222
Language: English