Publisher: Jack Engelhard
“If you love racing, you owe it to yourself to get your hands on it, read it and savor it, because it may be the best, sharpest, most vivid portrait of life around the racetrack ever written”…From New York Post racing writer Ray Kerrison reviewing Jack Engelhard’s “The Horsemen” for The National Star, 1974.Jack Engelhard’s classic “The Horsemen” was first published (hardcover/Regnery) in 1974, the year after Secretariat won the Triple Crown. “The Horsemen” was the first book to go behind the scenes and into the backstretch to explore the real people, the real action as it traced jockey Walter Blum’s quest for 4,000 wins at Monmouth Park. A reviewer for a bloodlines publication (The Thoroughbred Record) exclaimed, “Race-trackers at long last have a laureate.”“The Horsemen” was excerpted Front Page Sports, Sunday, January 26, 1975, The New York Times. In mak ...