About the Author
Edward L. Bowen is the author of twenty-one books on Thoroughbred racing history. He was a staff member of the weekly trade publication The Blood Horse for some thirty years, including seventeen as managing editor and five as editor-in-chief. Bowen has received various honors within the world of Thoroughbred and sports journalism and authorship, including an Eclipse Award for magazine writing, the Walter Haight Award from the National Turf Writers Association, and the gold medal designation in Foreword's sports category. He lives in Versailles, KY.