The Best and Worst of Thoroughbred Racing is a fascinating listing of the history of horseracing’s most memorable moments. Every aspect of the game is covered in this unique collection. Whether it’s legendary handicapper Pittsburgh Phil, top sire Storm Cat, or the renowned 1978 Belmont Stakes with Alydar and Affirmed the racing aficionado will have hundreds of entertaining racing data and anecdotes at his or her fingertips to feast upon.
Who are the best horses, jockeys, trainers and horseplayers of modern times? What were the sport’s biggest mistakes, most shocking upsets and most important handicapping contributions? Author Steve Davidowitz, who has seen and known them all, answers these provocative questions and hundreds more, but that’s just the beginning of the opinions and observations in The Best and Worst of Thoroughbred Racing
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“Who’s the best trainer of modern times? The fastest sprinters? The best jockey? After four decades as an astute handicapper and journalist, Steve Davidowitz has an answer to all of these questions–and many more. The Best and Worst of Thoroughbred Racing is surely to provoke lively debate among racing fans everywhere.” Andrew Beyer Washington Post columnist
“I gotta book right here… As if horseplayers didn’t have enough to argue about every day at the track, now comes along Steve Davidowitz with the champion argument-starter of all time. He gives us a book full of facts and opinions and full of run.” Frank Deford Sports Illustrated