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War Admiral - Drawing

War Admiral illustration from The Greatest Horse Race in History by Kat Shehata

This drawing of War Admiral is from Seabiscuit Vs War Admiral: The Greatest Horse Race in History by Kat Shehata (illustrated by Jo McElwee), published in 2003. 

The publisher provides more information about this book:

Experience the greatest horse race in history as Seabiscuit, the Western underdog, takes on Triple Crown Champion, War Admiral, in the 1938 Pimlico Special.

Both horses are record-breaking Thoroughbreds. Both have the best trainers and jockeys in the country. Both possess lightning speed, good breeding, and competitive instincts.

Find out who wins the match race of the century and what happens in the final seconds of the race that lands one horse in the winner's circle while the other is left in the dust.

Seabiscuit vs War Admiral is based on a true story. Includes classroom discussion topics, writing assignments, a glossary of over 70 horse racing terms, and other resources for teachers.

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Author: Carole D. Bos, J.D. 5190stories and lessons created

Original Release: Oct 07, 2013

Updated Last Revision: Feb 24, 2020


Media Credits

Image, by Jo McElwee, included in Seabiscuit Vs War Admiral: The Greatest Horse Race in History by Kat Shehata.  Copyright, Jo McElwee, all rights reserved.  Image provided here as fair use for educational purposes and to acquaint new readers with the book.

 

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