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Two Minutes to Glory The Official History of the Kentucky Derby

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ISBN-10: 006123656X

ISBN-13: 9780061236563

Edition: N/A

Authors: Pamela K. Brodowsky, Tom Philbin, Inc. Churchill Downs

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Take a front row seat at "the Run for the Roses" with the first comprehensive history of the Kentucky Derby.From mint juleps to the garland of roses, to weeping men and women in the Winner's Circle, Two Minutes to Glory is the official story of the world's greatest horse race-the Kentucky Derby.This book is chockablock with facts, figures, and statistics on all 132 years of this incredible race. It also contains a capsuled yet detailed history of the race and of Churchill Downs, focusing on all the larger-than-life personalities from Col. M. Lewis Clark, who founded the Derby in 1875, to Col. Matt Winn, who saved it when it was in the stretch, out of breath, about to break down, and in need…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 2/17/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Tom Philbin and his brother Michael have been close to crime (and its consequences) for many years. Tom is a longtime freelance writer who has written nine cop novels. He lives in New York. Mike Philbin is a musician and lives in New Hampshire.