Wink

The Incredible Life And Epic Journey Of Jimmy Winkfield

by Edward Hotaling

Wink

Hardcover, 336 pages, McGraw-Hill, List Price: $22.95 | purchase

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The Incredible Life And Epic Journey Of Jimmy Winkfield
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A vivid portrait of African-American jockey Jimmy Winkfield who, after winning his second consecutive Kentucky Derby in 1902, was banned from racing in the United States, but went on to have a successful career in Europe.

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