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Moods : The Peter Moody Saga - Helen Thomas

Moods

The Peter Moody Saga

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Published: 31st October 2016
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The remarkable story of a champion Aussie horseman

In March 2016 Peter Moody, the man who took his ‘good mare’ Black Caviar to an unprecedented 25 straight victories, walked away from racing. Suspended for six months after he was found to have presented a horse on race day with an illegal level of cobalt in its system, the trainer made the drastic decision to close down his Caulfield stables altogether. How had it come to this?

In Moods, respected journalist Helen Thomas traces Moody’s extraordinary career, and shines a spotlight on the cobalt scandal that engulfed him. Through interviews with family, colleagues and friends, and with Peter Moody himself, Thomas explores the horseman’s life and achievements: from his time with turf legend T.J. Smith to the day he first noticed the bay filly who grew up to become Black Caviar, and the inquiry that led him to quit the job he loves.

Articulate yet reticent, tough yet sensitive, Moody is an intriguing character. For the first time, discover what drives the man who will always be remembered as Black Caviar’s trainer, and a true Aussie legend.

About the Author

Helen Thomas has worked as a journalist for more than thirty years in both radio and print, and is an experienced presenter and producer. She is the manager of ABC News Radio as well as being a thoroughbred horse breeder and racehorse owner. She is the author of The Horse that Bart Built, Past the Post, A Horse Called Mighty and 42 Days at the Races.

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The man behind the legend

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • For lovers of horses
  • For racing fans
  • Informative
  • Page-Turner
  • Well Written

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    Best Uses

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    • Older Readers
    • Racing fans
    • Reference
    • Sport fans
    • Travel Reading
    • Younger Readers

    Through interviews with friends,family and Moody himself, Helen Thomas builds up a picture of the extraordinary career of Moody, the man behind the legend that is Black Caviar, and what has led him to throw it all away.

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    ISBN: 9781863958776
    ISBN-10: 1863958770
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 320
    Published: 31st October 2016
    Publisher: Black Inc.
    Country of Publication: AU
    Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 15.4  x 3.0
    Weight (kg): 23.2