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|Date & Time:||
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
|Suggested Audiences:||College, Adult, Elders|
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Milton Branch Library
Meeting Room C
855 Mayfield Road
Alpharetta, GA 30009-3035
|Description:||Meet author Peter Lee as he discusses his book Spectacular Bid: The Last Superhorse of the Twentieth Century.
This horse biography tells the story of the honest and not-so-glamorous colorful characters surrounding the championincluding Bud Delp, the brash and cocky trainer who was distrustful of the Kentucky establishment, and Ron Franklin, the nineteen-year-old jockey who buckled under the stress and pressure associated with fameand how they witnessed firsthand the splendor and triumphs of Spectacular Bid. Including contemporary newspaper accounts of Bid's exploits and interviews with key players in his story, this is an encompassing look into the legacy of one of horse racing's true champions.
Copies of the book will be made available for purchase and autographing.
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Created: January 26, 2020 at 4:43 PM
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