Links and Reference Material


Pedigree Links:
Pedigree Query
Book Links:
Advance Book Exchange (for out-of-print books)
Amazon Books
'Thoroughbred Legends' books
Periodical Links:
The Blood-Horse
'The Blood Horse' Top 100 Racehorses
The Daily Racing Form
Museums and Libraries Links:
Keeneland Library
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
International Museum of the Horse


Other Horse Links:
Canter racehorse adoption program
Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association

Reference Books:

'Absolute Dispersal Sale of the Famous Nursery Stud'  August Belmont II estate auction catalog, 1925, W.F. Hall Printing Co., Chicago, IL, (out of print) 

'Boots and Saddles'  by J.K.M. Ross, 1956, E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc, New York, NY, (out of print)

'Exterminator' - Thoroughbred Legends Volume 18' by Eva Jolene Boyd, 2002, Eclipse Press, Lexington, KY

'The Grand National - Aintree's Official Illustrated History'  by Reg Green, 2000, Virgin Publishing, Ltd., London

'The Great Breeders and Their Methods'  by Abram S. Hewitt, 1982, Thoroughbred Publishers, Inc., Lexington, KY, (out of print) 

'Horses and Horsemanship' by M.E. Ensminger 1977, Interstate Printers and Publishers, Inc., Danville, IL.

'The Kentucky Derby Diamond Jubilee'  by Brownie Leach, 1949,  Dial Press, New York, NY, (out of print)

'Man o' War'  by Page Cooper and Roger L. Treat, 1950, Julian Messner Inc., New York, NY,

'Man o' War'  by Walter Farley, 1962, Random House, Inc., New York, NY

'Man o' War - A Legend Like Lightning' by Dorothy Ours, 2006, St Martin's Press, NY, NY

'Man o' War - Thoroughbred Legends Volume 1' by Edwin L. Bowen, 2000, Eclipse Press, Lexington, KY

'No Secret So Close - The Biography of Bruce Hobbs'  by Tim Fitzgeorge-Parker, 1984, Pelham Books, London, (out of print)

'Racing Form 1918 - Voume 1'  edited by F.H. Brunnell, 1918,  Daily Racing Form Publishing Co., Buffalo, NY, (out of print)

'Racing Form 1919 - Voume 1'  edited by F.H. Brunnell, 1919,  Daily Racing Form Publishing Co., Buffalo, NY, (out of print)

'Samuel D. Riddle Collection - Public Auction'  Samuel D. Riddle estate auction catalog, 1951, Samuel T. Freeman & Co, Philadelphia, PA, (out of print)

'Seabiscuit - An American Legend'  by Laura Hillenbrand, 2001, Random House, Inc., New York, NY

'Sire Lines'  by Abram S. Hewitt, 1977, The Blood-Horse, Lexington, KY, (out of print) 

'The Spell of the Turf'  by Samuel C. Hildreth and James R. Crowell, 1926, J.B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia, PA, (out of print)

'This Was Racing'  by Joe H. Palmer, 1953, A.S. Barnes & Co., New York, NY, (out of print)

'War Admiral - Thoroughbred Legends Volume 17' by Edwin L. Bowen, 2002, Eclipse Press, Lexington, KY

'Without Drums'  by Peter A.B Widener, 1940, G.P. Putnam & Sons, New York, NY, (out of print)


James Settembre of 'Thoroughbred Racing Collectables', Jim Gaffney, Alan Bergins, Steve Chambers,  Barbara D. Livingston,  Ron Hale,  Maryjean Wall, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, The Thoroughbred Record (defunct), Gloria Rezazedah, Edwin Moore, Becky McKee, Jo Yellowlees, Denise Plourde


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