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read The Longest Shot kindle ↠ Hardcover Î ❮EPUB❯ ✰ The Longest Shot: Lil E. Tee and the Kentucky Derby Author John Eisenberg – Danpashley.co.uk On the first Saturday in May every year in Louisville Kentucky shortly after 530 PM a new horse attains racing immortality The Kentucky Derby is like no other race anOn the first Saturday in May every year in Louisville Kentucky shortly after 530 PM a new horse attains racing immortality The Kentucky Derby is like no other race and its winners are the finest horses in the world Covered in rich red roses surrounded by flashing cameras and admiring crowds these instant celebrities bear stellar names like Citation Spectacular Bid and Seattle Slew They're worth hundreds of thousands of dollars From the time of their pampered births and training on fabulous Thoroughbred farms in Kentucky Florida and California they are destined for the DerbyBut in 1992 a funny thing happened on the way to the roses The rattling roar of 130000 voices tailed off into a high hollow shriek as the horses crossed the finish line Lil E Tee? ABC broadcasters knew nothing about him but they weren't alone Who knew about Lil E Tee? A blacksmith in Ocala Florida a veterinary surgeon in Ringoes New Jersey a trainer at Calder Race Course and a few other people used to dealing with average horses knew this horse and realized what a long shot Lil E Tee really wasOn an obscure Pennsylvania farm that raised mostly trotting horses a colt with a dime store pedigree was born in 1989 His odd gait and tendency to bellow for his mother earned him the nickname ET Suffering from an immune deficiency and a bad case of colic he survived surgery that usually ends a horse's racing career Bloodstock agents dismissed him because of his mediocre breeding and once he was sold for only 3000 He'd live in five barns in seven states by the time he turned twoSomehow this horse became one of the biggest underdogs ever to appear on the American sporting landscape Lil E Tee overcame his bleak beginnings to reach the respected hands of trainer Lynn Whiting jockey Pat Day and owner Cal Partee After winning the Jim Beam stakes and finishing second in the Arkansas Derby Lil E Tee arrived at Churchill Downs to face a field of seventeen horses including the highly acclaimed favorite Arazi a horse many people forecast to become the next Secretariat A 17 to 1 longshot Lil E Tee won the Derby with a classic rally down the home stretch and finally Pat Day had jockeyed a horse to Derby victory In May 1992 I sat down to watch the Kentucky Derby expecting to watch the coronation of a horse na

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On the first Saturday in May every year in Louisville Kentucky shortly after 530 PM a new horse attains racing immortality The Kentucky Derby is like no other race and its winners are the finest horses in the world Covered in rich red roses surrounded by flashing cameras and admiring crowds these instant celebrities bear stellar names like Citation Spectacular Bid and Seattle Slew They're worth hundreds of thousands of dollars From the time of their pampered births and training on fabulous Thoroughbred farms in Kentucky Florida and California they are destined for the DerbyBut in 1992 a funny thing happened on the way to the roses The rattling roar of 130000 voices tailed off into a high hollow shriek as the horses crossed the finish line Lil E Tee? ABC broadcasters knew nothing about him but they weren't alone Who knew about Lil E Tee? A blacksmith in Ocala Florida a veterinary surgeon in Ringoes New Jersey a trainer at Calder Race Course and a few other people used to dealing with average horses knew this horse and realized what a long shot Lil E Tee really wasOn an obscure Pennsylvania farm that raised mostly trotting horses a colt with a dime store pedigree was born in 1989 His odd gait and tendency to bellow for his mother earned him the nickname ET Suffering from an immune deficiency and a bad case of colic he survived surgery that usually ends a horse's racing career Bloodstock agents dismissed him because of his mediocre breeding and once he was sold for only 3000 He'd live in five barns in seven states by the time he turned twoSomehow this horse became one of the biggest underdogs ever to appear on the American sporting landscape Lil E Tee overcame his bleak beginnings to reach the respected hands of trainer Lynn Whiting jockey Pat Day and owner Cal Partee After winning the Jim Beam stakes and finishing second in the Arkansas Derby Lil E Tee arrived at Churchill Downs to face a field of seventeen horses including the highly acclaimed favorite Arazi a horse many people forecast to become the next Secretariat A 17 to 1 longshot Lil E Tee won the Derby with a classic rally down the home stretch and finally Pat Day had jockeyed a horse to Derby victory It took me until 2003 to read this book As the book says Lil E Tee had a dime store pedigree and I

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The Longest Shot Lil E Tee and the Kentucky DerbyOn the first Saturday in May every year in Louisville Kentucky shortly after 530 PM a new horse attains racing immortality The Kentucky Derby is like no other race and its winners are the finest horses in the world Covered in rich red roses surrounded by flashing cameras and admiring crowds these instant celebrities bear stellar names like Citation Spectacular Bid and Seattle Slew They're worth hundreds of thousands of dollars From the time of their pampered births and training on fabulous Thoroughbred farms in Kentucky Florida and California they are destined for the DerbyBut in 1992 a funny thing happened on the way to the roses The rattling roar of 130000 voices tailed off into a high hollow shriek as the horses crossed the finish line Lil E Tee? ABC broadcasters knew nothing about him but they weren't alone Who knew about Lil E Tee? A blacksmith in Ocala Florida a veterinary surgeon in Ringoes New Jersey a trainer at Calder Race Course and a few other people used to dealing with average horses knew this horse and realized what a long shot Lil E Tee really wasOn an obscure Pennsylvania farm that raised mostly trotting horses a colt with a dime store pedigree was born in 1989 His odd gait and tendency to bellow for his mother earned him the nickname ET Suffering from an immune deficiency and a bad case of colic he survived surgery that usually ends a horse's racing career Bloodstock agents dismissed him because of his mediocre breeding and once he was sold for only 3000 He'd live in five barns in seven states by the time he turned twoSomehow this horse became one of the biggest underdogs ever to appear on the American sporting landscape Lil E Tee overcame his bleak beginnings to reach the respected hands of trainer Lynn Whiting jockey Pat Day and owner Cal Partee After winning the Jim Beam stakes and finishing second in the Arkansas Derby Lil E Tee arrived at Churchill Downs to face a field of seventeen horses including the highly acclaimed favorite Arazi a horse many people forecast to become the next Secretariat A 17 to 1 longshot Lil E Tee won the Derby with a classic rally down the home stretch and finally Pat Day had jockeyed a horse to Derby victory I purchased this book on a whim let it sit around for a while and randomly picked it up on my way