The Black Stallion's Filly
Publication Date: June 12, 1978
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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 horse’s journey through training and preliminary races to the opening gate at America’s most famous racetrack: Churchill Downs.
John Rowe, was born in Surrey, England, and received his training at the Epsom School of Art and Design. He held a wide variety of jobs before first publishing his illustrations in 1990 in a childrenA[a¬a[s book based on one of Rudyard KiplingA[a¬a[s "Just So Stories. " Since then, he has written and illustrated several childrenA[a¬a[s books and has won numerous international awards for his work. "Amazing Animal Hide and Seek" is his first book for BarronA[a¬a[s.