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Coolmore stud : Ireland's greatest sporting success story / Alan Conway.

By: Conway, Alan.
Publisher: Cork : Mercier Press, 2016Description: 288 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781781174555 : (hbk.).Subject(s): Coolmore Stud | Horse racing -- Ireland | Horse breeding -- IrelandDDC classification: 798.4
Contents:
Foreword -- Introduction -- Coolmore's place in world sport -- Vincent O'Brien -- Northern Dancer -- The Old Syndicate -- Sadler's wells -- Danehill -- The new syndicate -- Aidan O'Brien -- Galileo -- Montjeu -- Becoming a champion the Coolmore way -- Coolmore across the world -- The jockeys of Coolmore -- The people of Coolmore -- Moments in time -- The future for Coolmore -- Epilogue: what coolmre means to me -- Appendix: Breeding the Coolmore way -- Index.
Summary: Nestled in a quiet part of county Tipperary, Coolmore Stud casts a long shadow over the story of Irish sport. Founded by the legendary horse trainer Vincent O'Brien, and now managed by John Magnier, Coolmore has grown from a small breeding farm into a global behemoth revnowned the world over for the quality of the horses it produces. Alan Conway tells the story of how Coolmore Stud and its training operation at Ballydoyle have come to dominate the world of horse breeding and racing.
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Index.

Foreword -- Introduction -- Coolmore's place in world sport -- Vincent O'Brien -- Northern Dancer -- The Old Syndicate -- Sadler's wells -- Danehill -- The new syndicate -- Aidan O'Brien -- Galileo -- Montjeu -- Becoming a champion the Coolmore way -- Coolmore across the world -- The jockeys of Coolmore -- The people of Coolmore -- Moments in time -- The future for Coolmore -- Epilogue: what coolmre means to me -- Appendix: Breeding the Coolmore way -- Index.

Nestled in a quiet part of county Tipperary, Coolmore Stud casts a long shadow over the story of Irish sport. Founded by the legendary horse trainer Vincent O'Brien, and now managed by John Magnier, Coolmore has grown from a small breeding farm into a global behemoth revnowned the world over for the quality of the horses it produces. Alan Conway tells the story of how Coolmore Stud and its training operation at Ballydoyle have come to dominate the world of horse breeding and racing.

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