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Summary: The story of the filly Ruffian, who dominated horse racing in the early 1970s, until a broken leg at Belmont Park ended her career and her life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ESPN Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA RUF

Summary: "Alec Ramsay and Henry Daily return to the screen alongside their loyal companion "The Black," a smooth wild stallion and fastest racehorse in the world. Watch as this unbeatable team works to overcome adversity and solve all kinds of mysteries."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Entertainment Group 2004

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY RET

Bagnold, Enid

Summary: In mid-twentieth-century England, fourteen-year-old Velvet Brown, determined to turn the unruly horse she wins in a raffle into a champion, learns that she needs more than hard work and dedication to achieve her goal of riding her horse in the Grand National steeplechase. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Bagnold

Summary: Ken McLaughlin has a new horse, Crown Jewel, with whom he hopes to win enough money to help his father raise money for Goose Bar Ranch's financial crisis. Crown Jewel's heart is not in the race, since she is more captivated by the stallion Thunderhead.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY GRE

Summary: A traveling circus accidentally leaves behind a baby zebra. The baby is then rescued by horse farmer Nolan Walsh, who takes him home to his young daughter Channing. "Stripes" is soon introduced to the farm's misfit troupe of barnyard residents. The Walsh farm borders the Turfway Racetrack, where highly skilled thoroughbreds compete for the ultra-prestigious Kentucky Crown. From the first moment...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY RAC

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Racing 2005

Berne, Emma Carlson

Summary: "Kaya is a Nez Perce girl who takes pride in helping out and supporting the tribe--and also in her beloved horse, Steps High. But when she chooses racing her horse over family responsibilities, Kaya has to prove herself to earn her tribe's respect. Kaya's story of adventure in the wilderness is sure to engage today's readers as they learn what it was like to be a Native American girl in 1764 in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Books for Young Readers 2022

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE BER

Funny Cide Team

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 798.4 FUN

Summary: Seabiscuit is the remarkable tale of a thoroughbred racehorse and down-and-out jockey John "Red" Pollard, an ex-prizefighter. Together they become hard luck heroes for a troubled nation and two of the most celebrated sports figures of the twentieth century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video ; a Hollywood, CA 2003

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SEA

Summary: Set in a former mining village in Wales, an inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men's club who decide to take on the elite 'sport of kings' and breed themselves a racehorse.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DAR
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF DAR

Francis, Dick.

Summary: A computer wiz is dead, his body smashed at the bottom of a rocky cliff. The answer might lie in his latest project, a foolproof betting system designed to pick winners. Jocky Club investigator David Cleveland wants to know why.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Audio 2001

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FRA

Gordon, Jaimy

Summary: In the early 1970s, trainer Tommy Hansel attempts a horse racing scam at a small, backwoods track in West Virginia, but nothing goes according to his plan when the horses refuse to cooperate and nearly everyone at the track seems to know his scheme.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GOR

Francis, Felix

Summary: Harrison Foster, a crisis manager for a London firm, is summoned to Newmarket after a fire in the Chadwick Stables kills six very valuable horses, including the short-priced favorite for the Derby. There is far more to the "simple" fire than initially meets the eye...for a start, human remains are found among the equestrian ones in the burnt-out shell. All the stable staff are accounted for, so...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

George, K. (Kallie)

Summary: High on the slopes of mighty Mount Olympus, among the sun-splashed meadows and sparkling waters, glide the winged horses of the ancient gods. Here up high is normally no place for a lost, parentless girl like Pippa. But once every hundred years, the gods and goddesses descend to the mortal realm to choose jockeys for their winged horse race--and Pippa is one of the lucky children chosen to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION GEO

Hamilton, Sue L.

Summary: Explores the history of the Kentucky Derby, presenting information about the race's dirt track at Churchill Downs, race rules, and famous horses, jockeys, and other people associated with the race.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 798.4006 HAM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J798.4 HAM

Wickens, Kim

Summary: "The dramatic true story of the champion Thoroughbred racehorse who gained international fame in the tumultuous, Civil War-era South, despite going nearly blind, and became the most successful sire in American racing history. The early days of American horse-racing were grueling. Four-mile heats-races four miles long, run two or three times in succession!-were the norm, rewarding horses who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 798.4 WIC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Sports Wickens

Summary: An English nurse and an American soldier have an affair on the Italian front during World War I; Hemingway's semi-autobiographical Nick Adams stories are dramatized; a writer lies feverish and delirious from an African hunting accident wound and feels like a failure as he reflects upon his life; a group of expatriates lives in Paris pursuing love, sex, and alcohol but happiness eludes them; a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ERN

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Bros. Entertainment Australia 2012

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LUC

Francis, Felix

Summary: Bill Russell is acting as a volunteer steward at Warwick races when he confronts his worst nightmare---the violent death of his much-loved wife. But, the aftermath proves much worse when he is accused of killing her and then hounded mercilessly by the media. Losing his job and in danger of losing his home too, Bill's life begins to unravel completely. Even his best friends turn against him,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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Francis, Dick.

Summary: As bookie Ned Talbot counts his losses after a winning day for gamblers at the Royal Ascot Racecourse, a man comes to him, claiming to be his father. Ned, who's always been told that his parents died when he was a baby, has trouble accepting the man's claims. But when the man is stabbed in the abdomen in the racecourse's parking lot shortly thereafter, Ned rushes to his side. The man's last...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FRA

Francis, Dick.

Summary: Steven Scott is relatively new to horses. A successful, wealthy inventor, he takes up horse racing as a hobby--a hobby that soon brings him winner after winner under the inspired guidance of his trainer, Jody Leeds. Currently both their reputations are wrapped up in a beautiful black hurdler named Energise. But just when Steven is winning at both women and horses, he discovers deceit in his own...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audiobooks 1995

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FRA

Francis, Felix

Summary: Harrison Foster is summoned to Newmarket after a fire in the Chadwick Stables kills six very valuable horses. There is far more to the 'simple' fire than initially meets the eye. For one, human remains are found among the equestrian ones. Who is the mystery victim? Harry is thrust unwillingly into the world of thoroughbred racing where the standard of care of the equine stars is far higher than...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FRA

Alexander, Tamera

Summary: A gifted rider in a world where ladies never race, Maggie Linden is determined that her horse will become a champion. An Irishman far from home, Cullen McGrath left a once prosperous life in England because of a horse racing scandal that nearly ruined him. He's come to Nashville hoping to buy land and begin farming, determined to stay as far away from thoroughbred racing as possible. When...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION ALE

Francis, Felix

Summary: Asked by the U.S. FACSA to find a mole who has been passing on information to those under suspicion in American horse racing, British Horseracing Authority investigator Jeff Hinkley participates in a raid on a corrupt trainer's barn before three Kentucky Derby contenders become suspiciously ill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

Hotaling, Edward.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WINKFIELD, JIMMY HOT

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