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Tricia can't wait to turn sixteen--then she'll be old enough to race her horse Spitfire at nearby Portland Meadows Racetrack. But her father's sudden health crisis devastates the entire family and could derail her jockey dreams.
As her father's illness takes its toll on his body and on the family business, Tricia earns extra money by racing. But if she can't bring her grades up, her parents may put a stop to the only thing she truly enjoys.
Go for the GloryQuickly becoming a local jockey phenom, Tricia begins to set her sights on the prestigious Santa Anita Derby--until an accident keeps her out of the saddle for weeks! Will she recover in time?
Preparations to race in the Kentucky Derby are under way, but when Tricia is involved in a tragic accident at her home track, she can't shake the haunting images. Her racing suffers, and all of a sudden Kentucky seems farther away than ever.
Call for Courage
The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing is actually within reach for Tricia and Spitfire! Tricia's lifelong dreams are clouded only by her father's health. Is he strong enough to see his daughter in the biggest race of her life?
Number of Pages: 592
Vendor: Bethany House
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 8.38 X 5.50 (inches)
Series: Golden Filly
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