Since the wild success of Seabiscuit, many other race horse biographies have been released over the past year. Here is a selection of some of the best ones.
by Laura Hillenbrand. The story of the great Thoroughbred Seabiscuit who was one of the best racers of the 1930's. Although he didn't look like much, he overcame the bias against west coast based horses to become Horse of the Year. A great book that broke the barrier with the general public and topped the New York Times bestseller list for weeks. Currently being made into a movie!
by Eva Jolene Boyd. Exterminator, known affectionately as "Old Bones" is one of the great "iron horses" of all time. The Kentucky Derby winner of 1918, Exterminator carried weights as high as 140 pounds, over distances of up to 2 1/4 miles. Excellent biography of a grand old champion.