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John Eisenberg î 0 characters The Longest Shot: Lil E. Tee and the Kentucky Derby review  100 D once he was sold for only 3000 He'd live in five barns in seven states by the time he turned twoSomehow this horse became one of the biggest underdogs ever to appear on the American sporting landscape Lil E Tee overcame his bleak beginnings to reach the respected hands of trainer Lynn Whiting jockey Pat Day and owner Cal Partee After winning the Jim Beam stakes and finishing second in the Arkansas Derby Lil E Tee arrived at Churchill Downs to face a field of seventeen horses including the highly acclaimed favorite Arazi a horse many people forecast to become the next Secretariat A 17 to 1 longshot Lil E Tee won the Derby with a classic rally down the home stretch and finally Pat Day had jockeyed a horse to Derby victory. Enjoyed it from his unheralded birth to his wacky yearling antics that earned him his name to the examiniation of why Arazi lost It was also an interesting look into what pinhooking entails where someone buys a yearling at auction trains him up a bit and resells him at a later auction for profit

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John Eisenberg î 0 characters The Longest Shot: Lil E. Tee and the Kentucky Derby review  100 On the first Saturday in May every year in Louisville Kentucky shortly after 530 PM a new horse attains racing immortality The Kentucky Derby is like no other race and its winners are the finest horses in the world Covered in rich red roses surrounded by flashing cameras and admiring crowds these instant celebrities bear stellar names like Citation Spectacular Bid and Seattle Slew They're worth hundreds of thousands of dollars From the time of their pampered births and training on fabulous Thoroughbred farms in Kentucky Florida and California they are destined for the DerbyBut in 1992 a funny thing happened on the way to the roses The rattling roar of 130000 voices tailed off into a high hollow shriek as the horses crosse. In May 1992 I sat down to watch the Kentucky Derby expecting to watch the coronation of a horse named Arazi as the best horse since Secretariat However a horse I had never heard of before Lil E Tee pulled a shocking upset of Arazi and won the Run for the Roses After Lil E Tee failed to win the Preakness Stakes he was forgotten in my mind That was until I picked up this bookJohn Eisenberg s story of Lil E Tee is one of the most fascinating horse racing stories you will ever read A horse with suspect breeding chronic colic problems bad legs and who changed hands several times including once for a mere 3000 went on to win the Kentucky Derby over several royally bred colts plus the so called unbeatable Arazi He also gave an accomplished jockey Pat Day his first and so far only Kentucky Derby winner when Day himself thought Lil E Tee was one of his worst Derby mounts everJohn Eisenberg has provided a well researched tale of the life of Lil E Tee prior to the Derby Interviews have been conducted with pretty much all of the principles of his story and those tales have been woven into an entertaining story that reads almost like fictionThe Longest Shot isn t uite the masterpiece of Laura Hillenbrand s Seabiscuit but I think that this book might have great potential as a movie because it really is a true euine Rocky

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John Eisenberg î 0 characters The Longest Shot: Lil E. Tee and the Kentucky Derby review  100 D the finish line Lil E Tee ABC broadcasters knew nothing about him but they weren't alone Who knew about Lil E Tee A blacksmith in Ocala Florida a veterinary surgeon in Ringoes New Jersey a trainer at Calder Race Course and a few other people used to dealing with average horses knew this horse and realized what a long shot Lil E Tee really wasOn an obscure Pennsylvania farm that raised mostly trotting horses a colt with a dime store pedigree was born in 1989 His odd gait and tendency to bellow for his mother earned him the nickname ET Suffering from an immune deficiency and a bad case of colic he survived surgery that usually ends a horse's racing career Bloodstock agents dismissed him because of his mediocre breeding an. It took me until 2003 to read this book As the book says Lil E Tee had a dime store pedigree and I figured that being the case this book could not be that good Boy was I wrong Eisenberg researched this Lil E Tee s story thoroughly He loads the book with detail yet it reads like a novel It is a fascinating creation I could not put it down


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  • The Longest Shot: Lil E. Tee and the Kentucky Derby
  • John Eisenberg
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  • 02 May 2020
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