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About the Book

New York’s Greatest Thoroughbreds: A Contemporary History

Author Allan Carter highlights the stories behind the greatest New York thoroughbreds of the past half-century.

From Saratoga to Belmont Park, New York hosts some of horse racing's most important races, but many of the most successful thoroughbreds of the past five decades also have called the state home. Say Florida Say seemed to only improve with age, winning 33 times throughout a seven-year career that made him a regional favorite in the 1990s. The first-ever New York horse to win the Kentucky Derby, Funny Cide, rose to national prominence in 2003, winning both the Derby and the Preakness in incredible fashion. The thoroughbred Audible shared owners with triple-crown winner Justify; though embroiled in some controversy as a result, he was also an elite race horse during a brief career.

New York’s Greatest Thoroughbreds: A Contemporary History
by Allan Carter

  • Publication Date: July 4, 2022
  • Genres: History, Nonfiction, Sports
  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: The History Press
  • ISBN-10: 1467149217
  • ISBN-13: 9781467149211