By Phil Georgeff

loved for his thunderous, commanding voice and affable character, Phil Georgeff, referred to as "The Voice of Chicago Racing," holds the area checklist for calling the main horse races—an wonderful 96,131. in the course of his fifty years within the recreation, Georgeff brushed shoulders with each nice jockey and observed almost about each nice horse, from 1948 Triple Crown winner quotation to 1973's Secretariat. half memoir, half old research, and half nostalgic remembrance, this publication is the necessary advisor to the background of thoroughbred racing within the 20th century.

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