The Byerley Turk: The Incredible Story of the World's First Thoroughbred

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Of the three horses that were the ancestors of the modern thoroughbred, the first and greatest was undoubtedly the Byerley Turk. For years, many of the essential facts about this horse have been shrouded in mystery, but now author Jeremy James has combined extensive original research with an absorbing narrative to recount the Turk's heretofore untold story. The result is an epic account of the life of a magnificent animal, extending from the palaces of the Ottoman Empire to the streets of London and beyond, and featuring a ...

The Byerley Turk: The Incredible Story of the World's First Thoroughbred 2005, Stackpole Books

ISBN-13: 9780811701556

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