A Year at the Races: Reflections on Horses, Humans, Love, Money, and Luck (Paperback)
Reflections on Horses, Humans, Love, Money, and Luck
Anchor Books, 9781400033171, 287pp.
Publication Date: June 1, 2005
In particular she follows a sexy filly named Waterwheel and a grey named Wowie (he tells a horse communicator that he wants it changed from Hornblower) as they begin careers at the racetrack. Filled with humor and suspense, and with discourses on equine intelligence, affection, and character, A Year at the Races is a winner.
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Praise For A Year at the Races: Reflections on Horses, Humans, Love, Money, and Luck…
“Exuberant . . . witty, completely delightful. . . . A kind of National Velvet for adults.” –San Francisco Chronicle
“Smiley is arguably America’s foremost author on the subject of love. . . . And love imbues this memoir.” –The Washington Post
“Smiley has flung herself headlong . . . into horse racing. . . . Enough good horse stories to keep any reader happy.” –The New York Times Book Review
“Invigorating . . . thought-provoking. A delightful book filled with arcane horse knowledge. . . . It could easily become the bible of the barn.” –The Baltimore Sun