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Derby Fever (1st edition hardback)

Bolus, Jim

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ISBN 10: 1565541243 / ISBN 13: 9781565541245
Verlag: Pelican, 1995
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Nr Fine / Nr Fine 1st ed 1995 Pelican hardback, unclipped DJ, with photos , a terrific resource. Minor crease to inside front flap of DJ, a little dust-dulling to top edge else fine and unmarked. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Sports & Pastimes; ISBN/EAN: 9781565541245. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 051540. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 051540

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Titel: Derby Fever (1st edition hardback)

Verlag: Pelican

Erscheinungsdatum: 1995

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand:Near Fine

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Fine

Auflage: First Edition.

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Each spring as the Kentucky Derby grows near, a kind of frenzy hits a wide section of the population. People suddenly turn their attention to Churchill Downs, and the anticipation of the Run for the Roses sends everyone into "Derby fever." Here in his third book on the Kentucky Derby, Jim Bolus brings together a collection of his favorite Derby Stories that are sure to make an avid race fan out of anyone. Bolus covers a wide range of topics--from "the Duke" at the Derby; to the famous Derby photograph of the Fighting Finish in 1933; to his favorite Derby, the 1969 running. Also included are such champions as Whirlaway, Exterminator, Secretariat, Spend a Buck, and Nashua. Bolus has devoted a chapter to the Stevens family, whose horse-racing roots trace back more than 120 years, and to the Derby chart callers, those men who through the years have documented the race for posterity. Bolus also relates his own personal experiences as a bettor (and a loser!) on the Derby. In particular, he devotes a chapter to Holy Land, a horse who ran in the 1970 race but lost his jockey and the race. It's a pick Bolus has been kidded about a lot over the years. An authority on the subject, Jim Bolus has conducted hundreds of interviews about the Derby. With this book, readers will understand his passion for the grand old race and its traditions as they learn why so many get Derby fever every spring. Also by Jim Bolus are Remembering the Derby and Kentucky Derby Stories, both published by Pelican.

About the Author:

The late Jim Bolus, who attended his thirtieth Kentucky Derby in 1996, hadn't missed the race in more than twenty years. Dubbed a "Doctor of Derbyology" by one newspaper reporter, Bolus also wrote Derby Fever, Remembering the Derby, Kentucky Derby Stories, and Derby Magic, all published by Pelican.

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