My Guy Barbaro
A Jockeys Journeys Through Love, Triumph, and Heartbreak with America's Favorite Horse
with John Eisenberg
Edgar Prado, a native of Lima, Peru , recounts his impoverished childhood then on to becoming one of the worlds top jockeys, having ridden over 25,000 races and entering the winners circle of some of the top race tracks in the world. Prado thought he had been around too long to fall for any one horse, but the swift, beautiful ,charismatic Barbaro stole his heart. He shares his special bond and emotional time with Barbaro before, during and after the horses tragic breakdown in the Preakness.
Hard cover book with dust jacket both in excellent condition, copyright 2008, illustrated with color photos, 199 pages