LIMITED EDITION version of the story of the most talked about Thoroughbred since Secretariat. The Limited Edition of 500 copies is leather, slipcase, numbered, and signed by the author. Hovdey follows Cigar from his disappointing early days to his record-tying 16-race winning strak, including the excitement of his days in Dubai for a heart-stopping win in the $4 million Dubai World Cup. Cigar brings you so close to the champ you can almost feel his heartbeat. The hardcover edition is going fast. It will soon be out of print. Get your LIMITED EDITION copy today!
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Jay Hovdey began writing about thoroughbred racing in the mid-1970s and can't seem to stop. His work has appeared in magazines and journals around the world, from New Zealand, Australia and Japan to Canada and the United Kingdom. In America, he has written for Reader's Digest, the Los Angeles Times, in addition to such racing publications as The Blood-Horse, The Racing Times, Thoroughbred Record, Thoroughbred Times, Spur, Equus and The Thoroughbred of California. In 1998, he joined the staff of Daily Racing Form as executive columnist.
Hovdey is the author of two other books, including Whittingham: The Story of a Thoroughbred Racing Legend, published in 1993 by The Blood-Horse, Inc.
Along the way Hovdey has collected two Eclipse Awards for magazine writing, the David F. Woods Award for coverage of the Preakness Stakes, and the Joe Hirsch Award for coverage of the Breeders' Cup. In 1995 he was honored by his peers in the National Turf Writers' Association with the Walter Haight Award for career excellence in turf writing.
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