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Queens of the Turf
Queens of the Turf

Queens of the Turf


144 Pages, 7.5 x 9.75

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $28.95 (US $28.95) (CA $39.00)

Publication Date: June 2018

ISBN 9781910497456

Rights: US & CA

Racing Post Books (Jun 2018)

Price: $28.95


Fifty mares and fillies from around the world who have taken the racing stage by storm, including such greats such as Zenyatta, Black Caviar, and Ouija Board

Queens of the Turf celebrates the most illustrious fillies and mares in racing history. This book relives their careers and highlight their fortunes at stud. The horses discussed include Dawn Run, the only horse to win the Champion Hurdle and Cheltenham Gold Cup, Australian sprint sensation Black Caviar, globetrotting phenomenon Ouija Board, and the American superstar Zenyatta, one of the most sensational performers the world has ever seen. Numerous legendary equine members of the fairer sex are profiled, their stories told, and their place in horseracing history found.

Author Biography

Andrew Pennington is a journalist at the Racing Post and editor of Frankel: The Wonder Horse.