FREE: Great Horse Racing Mysteries - McEvoy

Great Horse Racing Mysteries - McEvoy
A member of Listia gave this away for free!
Do you want FREE stuff like this?
Big yes    Big no
Listia is 100% Free to use
Over 100,000 items are FREE on Listia
Declutter your home & save money
La times

"Listia is like EBay, except everything is free" - Los Angeles Times

"An Awesome Way To Give And Get Free Stuff" - Michael Arrington, TechCrunch
This Stuff is Free Too:

The listing, Great Horse Racing Mysteries - McEvoy has ended.

I charge. Please do not bid unless you are willing to pay. I do not refund credits

From Publishers Weekly
Did the IRA steal Shergar, Europe's most famous racehorse? Is he dead, or living a life of quiet obscurity in the Irish countryside? Did jockey Ron Hansen accused but never found guilty of race fixing jump off the San Mateo bridge, or was he pushed to his death? In Great Horse Racing Mysteries: True Tales from the Track, horse racing reporter John McEvoy explores 12 of the sport's weirder tales, including the poisoning death of legendary Australian racehorse Phar Lap. The book features some shady characters, among them William McCandless, who stole the valuable broodmare Fanfreluche, and more than two decades later, in 1998, was accused of "sponging" horses (inserting sponges in their nostrils to stop their breathing). Racing enthusiasts should love this book, but even those who can barely tell the Kentucky Derby from a hat should find this book an engaging look at a bizarre international subculture.
Questions & Comments

Great Horse Racing Mysteries - McEvoy is in the Books | Nonfiction Books category