Shopping online is one of the most convenient ways to get your Christmas gifts. No lines, no parking nightmare, and they deliver to you or to the recipient! If you are looking for that perfect gift for the horse racing fan in your life, here are some ideas and places to shop that should make your life easier this Christmas. Don't like any of these? Also be sure to check out my full holiday shopping section
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Willow Creek Press
This lovely calendar features 12 large 13"x10" color horse racing photos that any fan will enjoy displaying.
Moonlight Press Video
This new DVD features original archival film footage of some of the most memorable runnings of the Kentucky Derby including War Admiral, Citation, Affirmed, Barbaro, and Secretariat.
This new book from Blood Horse Publications showcases over 200 photographs from racing's golden era, featuring rare and historic photographs from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries some that have never been published before.
This new book by Editors of the Daily Racing Form should appeal to any handicapper on your gift list. Building on knowledge gained in the first installment, this sequel focuses on uncovering longshot plays.
Quillin Leather and Tack
From Quillin Leather and Tack with a custom engraved brass name plate just like on a horse halter. Available in various widths and lengths in brown, burgundy, or black leather. Free key tag special for Christmas.
This enjoyable novel is the first work of fiction by New York turf writer Noel Michaels. It brings up just about every crooked thing ever done in racing and weaves it into an interesting and humorous work of fiction.
An award winning documentary film directed by John and Brad Hennigan which follows six horses and their connections on their journey to the 2006 Kentucky Derby won by Barbaro. Only $19.95!
Mill Street Design
This cotton throw has "Down the Stretch" above a racing scene, one of the twin spires, and roses. A lovely addition to any racing fan's couch. A matching pillow is also available.
Shirts and totes for the serious (or not so serious) racing fan on your list in a couple of different designs.
This DVD from HorsePhotos.com is not perfect, but if you want something covering the history of the Breeders' Cup this is the only game in town. This DVD is put together with a montage of still photos and narration, showing highlights from the first 24 years of Breeders' Cup plus a trivia quiz and a bonus slideshow.