Wild Ride

The Rise and Fall of Calumet Farm Inc., America's Premier Racing Dynasty

Anne Hagedorn Auerbach

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Using many never-reported facts, award-winning writer Anne Hagedorn Auerbach chronicles the compelling and tragic story behind the downfall of Thoroughbred racing's crown jewel.

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Calumet Farm sits on a high plateau in central Kentucky, a land of rolling savannahs known as the Bluegrass and the world center of the thoroughbred horse industry. Here, partly because of an accident of nature, breeders have produced more champion racehorses than on any other piece of land in the world.

The geological accident occurred more than 450 million years ago. At that time, while the eastern United States was still under water, great collisions on the earth’s surface forced the formation of mountains where the Appalachians stand today.

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Anne Hagedorn Auerbach

Ann Hagedorn Auerbach is a former Wall Street Journal reporter, and has also written for The San Jose Mercury News, The New York Daily News, and The Washington Post. She lives New York City.

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Wild Ride
The Rise and Fall of Calumet Farm Inc., America's Premier Racing Dynasty
Anne Hagedorn Auerbach

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Henry Holt and Co.
Holt Paperbacks
December 1995
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780805042429
ISBN10: 0805042423
6 x 9 inches, 480 pages
$22.99

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Henry Holt and Co.
Holt Paperbacks
October 2010
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ISBN: 9781429995085
ISBN10: 1429995084
480 pages
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