Kentucky Horse Tales

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Ercel Ellis Jr. was born into the Thoroughbred horse business and has worked in it for seventy-five years. He has been an owner, breeder, trainer, writer and radio broadcaster. His radio show, Horse Tales, has run for twenty years. For all his work, he won the Charles W. Engelhard Award for contributions to the industry. During his life, Ercel has amassed a trove of stories on some of the biggest names in Thoroughbred racing, like Mata Hari, Spy Song and world-famous Man o’ War. He also includes stories of lesser-known horses like Dark Mirage, El Chico, Blue Peter and By Jimminy. Join Ercel as he entertains with fascinating stories from more than seven decades with Thoroughbreds.
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ISBN: 9781467141475
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
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State: Kentucky
Series: Sports
Images: 14
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Author
Ercel Ellis Jr. has been a writer and editor for the Blood Horse and the Daily Racing Form and worked on the broadcasting shows Post Time and Horse Tales radio shows for more than sixty years; he has also recorded a CD of readings from Joe Palmer’s This Was Racing. Born into the Thoroughbred horse business, he has been an owner, breeder, trainer, writer and broadcaster. He won the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeder’s prestigious Charles W. Engelhard Award for contributions to the Thoroughbred industry and is an honorary member of the Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers Club.
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