Racing for Keeneland
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Racing for Keeneland

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Published by Thomasson-Grant in Charlottesville, VA .
Written in English


  • Horse-racing -- Fiction.,
  • Ponies -- Fiction.,
  • Drug abuse -- Fiction.,
  • Family life -- Fiction.,
  • Friendship -- Fiction.

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After fourteen-year-old David Jackson visits his uncle at Keeneland, he becomes interested in horse-racing and gets experience working with an elderly black trainer at a local stable, triggering an incident with two stablehands and ultimately learning to race his pony Blue.

Edition Notes

StatementElizabeth Henning Sutton.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S96815 Rac 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p. :
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1431886M
ISBN 10156566051X
LC Control Number93043385

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