The Horse God Built tells the amazing and heartwarming story of a Secretariat and the man who knew him best.
Most of us know the legend of Secretariat, the tall, handsome chestnut racehorse whose string of honors runs long and rich: the only two-year-old ever to win Horse of the Year, in 1972; winner in 1973 of the Triple Crown, his times in all three races still unsurpassed; featured on the cover of Time, Newsweek, and Sports Illustrated; the only horse listed on ESPN's top fifty athletes of the twentieth century (ahead of Mickey Mantle). His final race at Toronto's Woodbine Racetrack is a touchstone memory for horse lovers everywhere. Yet while Secretariat will be remembered forever, one man, Eddie Shorty Sweat, who was pivotal to the great horse's success, has been all but forgotten--until now.
- ISBN-13: 9780312382254
- ISBN-10: 0312382251
- Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
- Publish Date: June 2008
- Dimensions: 8.19 x 5.43 x 1.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds
- Page Count: 352