Citation: In a Class by Himself. Phil Georgeff.

Citation: In a Class by Himself

Taylor Trade Publishing, 2003. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in fine dust jacket. First printing (no statement as is correct). Hardcover. 224 pp. with index. Illustrated with photos. Biography of one of the most famous thoroughbred racehorses in America history, Citation (1945-1970). A Triple Crown winner in 1948, when he was retired in 1951, he was to that point the only million-dollar winning racehorse. In addition to chronicling Citation's big-race wins, the author (a longtime track announcer and racinhg insider), delves into the horse's unual bloodlines, the death while fishing off the Florida Keys of his original rider, the '48 Triple Crown victories, and the ultimate effects of an aggressive and excessive schedule. Fine / fine. Item #WE24987
ISBN: 9780878332922

Price: $19.95

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