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My Guy Barbaro A Jockey's Journey Through Love, Triumph, and Heartbreak with America's Favorite Horse

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ISBN-10: 006146418X

ISBN-13: 9780061464188

Edition: N/A

Authors: Edgar Prado, John Eisenberg

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A new superstar appeared on the American sports landscape in the spring of 2006: Barbaro, a three-year-old racehorse, won the Kentucky Derby by six and a half lengths, the largest margin of victory in sixty years. Barbaro's impressive performance immediately stirred talk of a possible Triple Crown. But in the opening yards of the Preakness Stakes two weeks later, the horse suffered a catastrophic leg injury that ended his undefeated career and left him fighting for his life. Edgar Prado, a native of Peru and one of the world's top jockeys, rode Barbaro to glory and then stood beside him for months as the horse valiantly struggled to survive and millions of fans held their breath. Having…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 4/1/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

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