This up-to-minute book follows the story of Barbaro, the Triple Crown contender whose unlikely fight back from almost certain death from a shattered leg and ensuing complications captured the hearts of a nation who responded with a stunning display of love. In 132 years of derby races,... read more
1. A Quest for a Champion
2. A Foal Is Born
3. The Man Who Saved Their Childhood---and Them
4. Training Barbaro
5. One Great Jockey
6. Off to the Races!
7. Two Minutes to Glory
8. The Chance of a Lifetime
10. America Puts Its Arms Around Barbaro
11. The Man Who Would Try to Save Barbaro
12. The Operation
14. "A Miracle in Progress"
15. "Grow Hoof Grow!" and Other Love Letters to Barbaro
Glossary of Horse-Racing Terms
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