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The Longden Legend Santa Anita Edition

By: Beckwith, B. K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, A. S. Barnes and Company: 1976

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: A39429

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book. First paperback printing. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers have some light toning and several spots of foxing to the bottom front panel. The rear panel has some rubbing and beginning loss of lettering, along with the shadow of a previous owner's inked name. The text pages are clean and bright. "John Eric "Johnny" Longden (February 14, 1907 – February 14, 2003) was an American Hall of Fame and National Champion jockey and a trainer of Thoroughbred racehorses who was born in Wakefi... View more info

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Great Women In The Sport Of Kings America's Top Women Jockeys Tell Their Story

By: Davidson, Scooter Toby and Valerie Anthony (editors)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Syracuse, NY, Syracuse University Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39292

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Jockeys must be light to ride at the weights which are assigned to their mounts. There are horse carrying weight limits, that are set by racing authorities. The Kentucky Derby, for example, has a weight limit of 126 lb (57 kg) including the jockey's equipment. The weight of a jockey usually ranges from 108 to 118 lb (49 to 54 kg). Despite their light weight, they must be ab... View more info