No one thinks much of Black Gold because he is so small. But Jaydee sees something special in his eyes. He knows Black Gold would be great if "he" was his rider Finally, Jaydee gets his wish. And Black Gold grows strong and fast under his careful hands. Soon it would be time for the most important race in America. Did they really have what it takes to win? Black Gold's inspirational story proves that the power of love and dedication can make any dream come true.
Set against the thrilling and colorful world of Thoroughbred horses, "Black Gold" is the true story of this legendary horse and his determined young jockey.
The National Horseman "Again, Marguerite Henry has given boys and girls a superb story about a heroic horse." Booklist ..".a thoroughly satisfying horse story."
Series: Marguerite Henry Horseshoe Library
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Number Of Pages: 172
Published: 30th April 1992
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.5 x 13.1 x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.13
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised