Heads Up Horse Racing Fans!
Harrah’s Louisiana Downs is hosting author Richard Maturi for a book signing January 7th – 10th just outside of the Inside Rail from 11:30am – 5:30pm. Maturi is the author of Triple Crown Winner: The Earl Sande Saga. You can purchase his book there for $25 and I will def be stopping by!
LOUISIANA DOWNS WELCOMES AUTHOR RICHARD MATURI FOR BOOK SIGNING EVENT
January 7-10, 2012!
(Bossier City, LA)- Harrah’s Louisiana Downs is pleased to welcome author Richard J. Maturi on January 7-10, 2012. Maturi will autograph copies of his book, “Triple Crown Winner: The Earl Sande Saga” from 11:30am – 5:30pm each day as part of a national tour. Original artwork created by Joyce Canaday, equine artist, was created especially for this new paperback edition. Copies of Maturi’s book will be on sale for $25.00. Maturi has been to Canada and 42 racetracks in 26 states telling the story of Sande. He has also made appearances on HRTV.
Sande’s accomplishments include:
–Six consecutive victories in one day setting a World Record
–Dramatic comeback after doctors said he’d never ride again
–The second American Triple Crown, on Gallant Fox
–Lifetime percentage of 26.4% winning mounts
–Lifetime percentage of 60.9% in-the-money mounts
–5 Belmont Stakes
–3 Kentucky Derbys
–5 Jockey Club Gold Cups
–4 Withers Stakes
–3 Lawrence Realizations
–3 Suburban Handicaps
–3 Dwyer Stakes
–Hall of Fame inductee with first class
–Winner of 1923 International Match Race aboard Zev vs. Papyrus
–Winner of thirty-nine stakes races in 1923, a record that stood for thirty years
–Top Money-Winning Jockey 1921, 1923, 1927
–Top Money-Winning Jockey Record that stood for twenty years
The book signing will take place outside of the Inside Rail starting each day at 11:30am. For more information, contact Shelli Briery at firstname.lastname@example.org.