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Author Anne Hambleton

Q&A: RAJA the Racehorse chases Black Beauty

RAJA, Story of a Racehorse is an award-winning children’s book crafted in the mold of Black Beauty and The Black Stallion, and told through the narrative of a rising star racehorse who lands in precarious circumstances. Penned by amateur steeplechase jockey and eventer Anne Hambleton of Vermont, the catchy story begins in Ocala, Fla., with the birth of RAJA. Shortly after he turns two, the dazzling horse can hardly contain his enthusiasm as he enters gate training, and then his first race. Coaxed by a gentle but firm exercise rider and the daughter of the sheik who owns him, RAJA […]