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Champions by Bongianni

Champions by Bongianni

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Bonanza Books, New York, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Cozzaglio, Piero (illustrator). 1st This Edition. Folio - over 12\" - 15\" tall. Brown hardcover boards binding clean, square and tight. Minimal water damage to upper corner of pages. Slight wrinkle to bottom front spine gutter. DJ clean and crisp. 256 pages with index and over 250 color illustrations. Book traces history of three different types of horse racing - flat (Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse), steeplechase, and trotting races. Each section follows the history of its champions featuring the most famous horses from every era. Each is accompanied by magnificent color illustrations and pedigree tables. Information on racing colors, the world\'s most important racecourses, and the championship records of the most prestigious races. Includes Secretariat, Exceller, Alydar, Man o\'War, Oleander, Tourbillon, Hyperion, Round Table, Nearco, Native Dancer, Ribo, Sea Bird, Buckpasser, Royal Palace, Dahlia, Alleged, Phalaris, The Tetrarch, Affirmed, Spectacular Bid, Dash For Cash, Messenger, Hambletonian, Greyhound, Bret Hanover, Niatross, Nevele Pride, Paheton, Bellino II, Permit, Tornese, and many others. Ex G Mance collection (B2)


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