American Pharoah

American Pharoah

The Untold Story of the Triple Crown Winner's Legendary Rise

Large Print - 2016 | Large print ed
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History was made at the 2015 Belmont Stakes when American Pharoah won the Triple Crown, the first since Affirmed in 1978. As magnificent as the champion is, the team behind him has been all too human while on the road to immortality.
Written by an award-winning" New York Time"s sportswriter, "American Pharoah" is the definitive account not only of how the ethereal colt won the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes, but how he changed lives. Through extensive interviews, Drape explores the making of an exceptional racehorse, chronicling key events en route to history. Covering everything from the flamboyant owner's successful track record, the jockey's earlier heartbreaking losses, and the Hall of Fame trainer's intensity, Drape paints a stirring portrait of a horse for the ages and the people around him.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, c2016
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9781410491855
1410491854
Branch Call Number: LP 798.4 Drap
Characteristics: 461 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 22 cm

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