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Came across this book and had to get it. When I lived in California many weekends were spent at Santa Anita race track and I have to admit that Laffit always brought a smile to my... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Mary Reese
I had read that the life of a jockey was not an easy one. What an eye opener Laffit's story is. I enjoyed this thoroughly and I hurt for him.Published 17 months ago by Susan Paletti
I had bought this book for some research I was doing, and never intended to read it word-for-word. However, no matter where I turned to in the book, I found myself unable to put... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Book Lover
Amazing story of a true athlete. If you love reading about horse racing," The American Dream",& determination...you will love this book.Published on April 25, 2012 by MelisaRae11
I was drawn to this man' life story initially when realizing his 1973 bid for a triple crown was dashed by what he calls the greatest horse he has ever seen, Secretariat. Read morePublished on June 30, 2011 by tommy
There are things in this book that even fellow jockeys who rode against Laffit never knew about him. Read morePublished on December 31, 2009 by Jim Altfeld
I was given this book. The last biography I read was probably in junior high when I read about George Westinghouse who convinced Americans to go with alternating current instead of... Read morePublished on November 1, 2009 by Christopher Meeks
I love biographies and was especially interested in the life of Laffit.
Madelyn Cain writes beautifully... with passion, insight, and humor. Read more
Madelyn Cain does an excellent job bringing her readers into Laffit's colorful life. I couldn't put this book down (and when I was forced to) I found myself thinking about its... Read morePublished on October 23, 2009 by Natasha Burton, author of "101 Quizzes for Couples"