True Stories Of American Quarter Horse Racing

New book of essays, short stories, and articles about the sport of American Quarter Horse racing.

MISSION VIEJO, CA ? SLQH Racing Publications, a Mission Viejo, California, publishing company specializing in horse racing and equestrian literature, has released a new book entitled "Rockets of the Racetrack: True Stories of American Quarter Horse Racing."

The story of the Quarter Horse?the world?s fastest racehorse at short distances?is a uniquely American tale with a rich cultural heritage. Quarter Horse racing dates back to colonial Virginia, where the colonists loved match races.

"Rockets of the Racetrack" offers a variety of short stories, articles, and descriptive essays on Quarter Horse racing. It not only traces the evolution of the new equine breed but also chronicles the development of the sport in America, focusing on its roots at racetracks in California, Louisiana, and Arizona.

From ?Code Blue? to ?Daredevil Tango? to ?A Case for Columbo??the puzzling story of a kidnapped racehorse?the book includes chapters describing Quarter Horse racing?s richest races, the All-American Futurity and the Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity.

With eyewitness accounts of the races and the unique sights, sounds, and atmosphere of the racetrack, "Rockets of the Racetrack" also features informative articles about the important role played by Quarter Horse racing?s jockeys.

The sport?s top businessmen, trainers, and horses are profiled in the book?s 17 chapters, which include money-management and handicapping tips for horse racing fans.

Author Steve Sharp?s work on horse racing has appeared in a variety of equestrian publications, including "The American Quarter Horse Racing Journal," "Bridle and Bit," "The Iowa Quarter Horse Magazine," "The Indiana Quarter Horse Journal," "Nightlines," "The American Chronicle,", and other online sites.

Title: ?Rockets of the Racetrack: True Stories of American Quarter Horse Racing?
Publisher: SLQH Racing Publications; CreateSpace
Publication Date: Jan 31, 2009
ISBN/EAN13: 1441467556 / 9781441467553
Page Count: 124
Author: Steve Sharp
Binding Type: US Trade Paper
Trim Size: 5.5" x 8.5"
Language: English
Format: Softcover; color cover
Color: Black and White (interior)
Related Categories: Sports & Recreation / Horse Racing / Equestrian Activities
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Publisher?s address: PO Box 2126, Mission Viejo, CA, 92690
E-mail inquiries: slqhracing ( @ ) yahoo dot com.


Contact Details

Company Name: Slqh Racing Publications
Issued By: steve sharp
Website: Visit the website

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