|Black Gold (1957) [Novel]|
by Marguerite Henry
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(From the publisher):
No one thinks much of Black Gold because he is so small. But Jaydee sees something special in his eyes. He knows Black Gold would be great if he
were his rider! Finally, Jaydee gets his wish. And Black Gold grows strong and fast under his careful hands. Soon it will be time for the most important race in America. Do they really have what it takes to win?
Set against the thrilling and colorful world of Thoroughbred horses, Black Gold is the true story of this legendary horse and his determined young jockey. Black Gold's inspirational story proves that the power of love and dedication can make any dream come true.
Original title: Black Gold
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Horses→ Racing