Noor: A Champion Thoroughbred's Unlikely Journey from California to Kentucky

Noor: A Champion Thoroughbred's Unlikely Journey from California to Kentucky

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Paperback, History Pr, 2012, ISBN13 9781609495619, ISBN10 1609495616
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While Seabiscuit is perhaps the best-known Thoroughbred in history, Charles S. Howard owned another remarkable racehorse that should never be forgotten. Irish-bred Noor dominated the 1950 racing season, setting world records in victories over Citation and winning the Hollywood Gold Cup by defeating a Triple Crown winner, the Horse of the Year and the previous year's Kentucky Derby winner. Sadly, that fame faded as he failed to sire champions, and Noor was buried in an unmarked grave in Northern California decades later. Veteran turf writer Milt Toby recounts Noor's colorful career and the inspiring story of racing enthusiast Charlotte Farmer's personal mission to exhume the Thoroughbred's remains for reburial in central Kentucky years after the horse was inducted into the hall of fame.

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Number of Pages: 158
Original Languages: English
Author: Toby, Milton C.
Book Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Pub
ISBN-13: 9781609495619
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 7.75 x 5.25 x 0.50 Inches
ISBN-10: 1609495616
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