If only we could afford a bigger spread and raise our own stock we would be in clever,"" says Dad. It's as easy done as said. All Dad had to do is buy a horse which has bucked a brone rider into the hospital, and let his sixteen-year-old son tame him. In a suspenseless story, Janon applies the techniques of famous horse tamers (""Stroke him as gently as if he were a hummingbird"") to the Thoroughbred. King of Diamonds learns his lessons well and Janon rides him to victory and a ten thousand dollar purse. Will send the most avid readers out to pasture.