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The Black Stallion's Filly - Walter Farley
The Black Stallion's Filly
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"She’ll never be a racehorse,” murmurs the crowd as Black Minx is led into the sales ring. But Alec Ramsay thinks differently and buys the Black’s first filly to train her for the Kentucky Derby. But Black Minx, like her sire, has a mind of her own. This fast-paced racing story follows a great... show more
"She’ll never be a racehorse,” murmurs the crowd as Black Minx is led into the sales ring. But Alec Ramsay thinks differently and buys the Black’s first filly to train her for the Kentucky Derby. But Black Minx, like her sire, has a mind of her own. This fast-paced racing story follows a great horse’s journey through training and preliminary races to the opening gate at America’s most famous racetrack: Churchill Downs.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780394839165 (0394839161)
Publisher: Yearling
Pages no: 254
Edition language: English
Series: The Black Stallion (#8)
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My Journey in Writing
My Journey in Writing rated it
4.0 The Black Stallion's Filly
I like the temperamental Black Minx a lot and enjoyed reading about her training and the frustrations that went along with it. It was an entertaining story.
Melody Murray's Books
Melody Murray's Books rated it
4.0 Black Stallion's Filly
Farley waxes pretty philosophical in this book about Black Minx, a filly owned by Henry Dailey. There's a lot here about heart, about gameness, about the will to win, and a fair bit about how being up on a horse in the Kentucky Derby will turn a boy into a man. I wonder how all those jockeys who nev...
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