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Hardcover The Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, the Horse That Inspired a Nation Book

ISBN: 0345521080

ISBN13: 9780345521088

The Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, the Horse That Inspired a Nation

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#1 "NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER November 1958: the National Horse Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Into the rarefied atmosphere of wealth and tradition comes the most unlikely of horses--a drab white former plow horse named Snowman--and his rider, Harry de Leyer. They were the longest of all longshots--and their win was the stuff of legend. Harry de Leyer first saw the horse he would name Snowman on a bleak winter afternoon between the...

Customer Reviews

3 ratings

Love an underdog!

I read this book when it was originally released and decided I wanted to read it again so I purchased it. Snowman was such a legend and everyone loves an underdog!

The Cinderella Horse!

Rescued from a slaughter truck, Snowman seemed to know Harry rescued him. The Cinderella horse proved his love and loyalty to the DeLayer family and they in return. My kids and I enjoyed this story.

Amazing story!

There is no way to explain this incredible story in mere words. It’s almost unbelievable how this horse happened to be and how he was surrounded by people around him who nurtured his fame. I laughed. I cried. And I’ve read this book over and over. It’s a keeper!
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