7 edition of Funny Cide found in the catalog.
April 22, 2004 by Penguin Audio .
Written in English
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The book provides background on the owners, trainer, and jockey and follows Funny Cide from the stable where he was born and the farm where he was broke to his purchase by He was the first gelding and NY-bred horse to win.4/5.
Funny Cide almost became a Triple Crown winner, but lost at the Belmont Race. It was interesting to learn about what goes into training a Thoroughbred race horse and the part that good luck and bad luck plays. This is true of many things in life.
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The book is at its liveliest showing them in action, especially when their unpretentious excitement subverts the wealthy elegance of the Kentucky Derby. But Jenkins does her book a disservice by trying to present the Funny Cide story as metaphoric as that told in Laura Hillenbrand's instant classic, Seabiscuit.
Despite Jenkins's best efforts to /5(32). Forecast: With the ongoing popularity of Seabiscuit, in both book and film, and with afirst printing and publicity tied to this year's Kentucky Derby, Funny Cide is poised Funny Cide book tap into the.
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Book- Funny Cide. Brand: RANDOM HOUSE. $ USD. Funny Cide How A Horse, A Trainer, A Jockey, and A Bunch of High School Buddies Took on the Sheiks and Blue Bloods -- and Won (Book): Inhe became the people's horse, the unheralded New York-bred gelding who-in a time of war and economic jitters-inspired a nation by knocking off the champions and their multimillionaire owners and sweeping to the brink of the Triple Crown.
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See who is a fan of Funny Cide. The Kentucky Derby won by the "gutsy gelding", Funny Cide. He really was the people's champion. Now, Sally Jenkins, award-winning co-author of Lance Armstrong’s #1 bestseller It’s Not About the Bike, tells the inside story of the Funny Cide team’s ups and downs against overwhelming odds, illness, and even scandal, to capture the imagination of millions.
It’s a. Buy a cheap copy of A Horse Named Funny Cide book by Sally Jenkins. It sounds like a Hollywood movie script. Inan unknown gelding named Funny Cide came out of nowhere to win both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, shocking Free shipping over $/5(5). Funny Cide’s brave performances, his relatively inexpensive purchase price (he was a $22, yearling that the Sackatoga Stable partnership bought privately at two for $75,), and his status as a gelding added to Funny Cide’s image as an underdog on the Derby campaign.
And his unpretentious owners — a partnership of former high-school. Nor was Funny Cide's jockey a “busted-up has-been,” but a talented rider who had seen personal and professional ups and downs, not unlike many a jockey or other human being, and who, as Jenkins admits, “won the Travers and the Belmont on Lemon Drop Kid.
This adaptation from the adult book, Funny Cide, may be a bit dense and repetitive, but this story of an unlikely Kentucky Derby winner—like its subject—has a big the start, the.
funny cide is a book that shows just what it takes to own and train a thoroughbred race horse. ANYONE WHO HAS ANY INTEREST IN THOROUGHBRED HORSE RACING AS WELL AS OTHERS WOULD LOVE THIS BOOK. IT SHOWS THE UPS AND DOWNS OF THE BUSINESS AND THE WORK IT TAKES TO GET A HORSE TO THE RACE TRACK/5(9).
A Horse Named Funny Cide (Book): When Funny Cide was born, not too many people noticed. He seemed too small for a racehorse, especially one who could win the biggest race of all-the Kentucky Derby. But like any race, once the Derby starts any horse can win. With the love and support of an old-time trainer, a down-on-his-luck jockey, and a group of high school buddies who bought Funny Cide.
Funny Cide: How a Horse, a Trainer, a Jockey, and a Bunch of High School Buddies Took on the Sheiks and Bluebloods. and Won by Funny Cide Team Staff; Sally Jenkins and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Funny Cide Review.
It is an awesome book. I love horses and horse racing. I think Funny Cide is an awesome Racehorse. He was saved by these men and if he wouldn't of been bought nobody would know what would have happened to this wonderful horse.5/5.
Everything about Funny Cide was uncommonly common: his sire was an unspectacular runner and unproven stud named Distorted Humor, who had won just eight races in his career, none of them longer than a mile. His dam, Belle's Good Cide, was an Oklahoma-bred mare who won just two of her twenty-six starts.
Even his name was un-regal. Funny : Funny Cide Written by Anonymous from Palmdale, CA on November 15th, Book Rating: 4/5; It was a fun, easy to listen to, road book. Though a few objectionable words, I wouldn't need to shut it off if my grandkids walked into the room.
Welcome toyour official source for horse racing results, mobile racing data, statistics as well as all other horse racing and thoroughbred racing information. Find everything you need to know about horse racing at The Funny Cide of Life. A New York-bred gelding and six lifelong friends renewed the spirits of America during a history-making campaign for the Triple Crown in This average and unassuming group and their horse became a testament to the old adage that “good things happen to good people.”.
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Find more information about: ISBN: X. The improbably titled FUNNY CIDE: How a Horse, a Trainer, a Jockey, and a Bunch of High School Buddies Took On the Sheiks and Bluebloods and Won, is steeped in joy.
It is a gambler's joy, the joy you get when you figure out a point spread or get the right scratch-off. Click to read more about Funny Cide by Sally Jenkins.
It's Not About the Bike, Funny Cidetells the whole story-the parts we know and the parts we never suspected-as it follows the group's emotional ups and downs against overwhelming odds, illness, and even scandal, to capture the imagination of millions. It is a book for the underdog in /5(1). A chestnut gelding, Funny Cide won the first two legs of horse racing’s Triple Crown.
Funny Cide was the first gelding to win the Kentucky Derby since Clyde Van Dusen did it inand the first New York-bred horse ever to win the race. He won the Kentucky Derby by nearly 2 lengths over the favorite, Empire Maker, in a time ofon 3 May Ina three-year-old with the unlikely name of Funny Cide became "the people's horse," the unheralded New York-bred gelding who—in a time of war and economic jitters—inspired a nation by knocking off the champions and their millionaire owners and sweeping to the brink of the Triple Crown.
Book reviews. Funny Cide: How a Horse, a Trainer, a Jockey, and a Bunch of High School Buddies Took on the Sheiks and Bluebloods and Won Sally Jenkins Review by Alan Prince. May On the first Saturday in May, sports fans look toward Churchill Downs, where last year the fantasy of a lowly longshot beating the odds turned into reality.
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A chestnut gelding, Funny Cide won the first two legs of horse racing's Triple Crown. Funny Cide was the first gelding to win the Kentucky Derby since Clyde Van Dusen did it inand the first New York-bred horse ever to win the race. He won the Kentucky Derby by nearly 2 lengths over the favorite, Empire Maker, in a time ofon 3 May Fourteen years ago, a humble New York-bred gelding named Funny Cide burst onto the national racing scene with his mild upset victory in the Kentucky Derby (GI), becoming the first gelding to accomplish the feat since Clyde Van Deusen in Though Mine That Bird would go on to win the Run for the Roses six years later, Funny Cide has maintained his position as one of the poster Author: Margaret Ransom.
Funny Cide, the first New York-bred to win the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes (both grade I), and who captivated fans with his pursuit of the Triple Crown, will be celebrated with a. A published credit of Funny Cide Team is A Horse Named Funny Cide. View Funny Cide Team's profile About Barry Moser (Illustrator): Barry Moser is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books/5(7).
Stallion (Gelding) Stories: Funny Cide Funny Cide (photo courtesy of Wes Lanter). Fourteen years ago, a humble New York-bred gelding named Funny Cide burst onto the national racing scene with his mild upset victory in the Kentucky Derby (GI), becoming the first gelding to accomplish the feat since Clyde Van Deusen in TV Film on Funny Cide Slated.
The TNT television network is said to be developing an original TV movie based on the book "Funny Cide." By Lenny Shulman; November 5, Funny Cide co-owner thinks Smarty Jones will win Triple Crown By DICK ROCKNE, SPECIAL TO THE POST-INTELLIGENCER Published pm PDT, Friday, The Funny Cide Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race for two-year-old horses bred in New York, approved by the New York State-Bred Registry, and run at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New ungraded stakes race, it is set at a distance of 6 and 1/2 furlongs on the dirt and currently offers a purse of $, Named for Funny Cide, the first New York bred horse to win Location: Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga.
Download Audiobooks written by The Funny Cide Team to your device. Audible provides the highest quality audio and narration. Your first book is Free with trial!. Funny Cide: how a horse, a trainer, a jockey, and a bunch of high school buddies took on the sheiks and blue bloods--and won by Jenkins, Sally; Funny Cide TeamPages: Funny Cide started to make good on his promise last year, being voted best young male New York-bred last year.
It's a long way from a strong record as .Funny Cide almost became a Triple Crown winner, but lost at the Belmont Race.
It was interesting to learn about what goes into training a Thoroughbred race horse and the part that good luck and bad luck plays. This is true of many things in life. Read more. One person found this helpful/5(14).