FULL TILT : THE SPORTING MEMOIRS OF FOXHALL KEENE by
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FULL TILT : THE SPORTING MEMOIRS OF FOXHALL KEENE

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KIRKUS REVIEW

You'll read Full Tilt and sell it full tilt. For it is Keene material -- sparkling enthusiasm, sportsmanship, energy and brilliance. They're all true to form. Probably no sportsman has, or will, capture the imagination of his public at home or abroad as Foxhall Keene, glamour sportsman, ace of all he tried -- golf, tennis, boxing, auto racing, polo, shooting, hunting, racing, it made no difference -- he was a super star. Read a page and you can't put it down. The biographical sketch of his father, James R. Keene, is fascinating, as is the picture he paints of life during the gold rush days, Wall Street in the eighties, the less sporting side of life on the Street as Kings of Finance fought to dethrone each other, the early days days of the Castleton Stud, then the crash, the comeback and the founding of the greater Castleton Stud, greater horses, greater sport, greater triumphs, the world the stage for one of the greatest shows any sportsman ever produced. Don't let any customer fail to get one for his horsey host and to buy one for himself from his track winnings. This is a book that every American sportsman should proudly own for it definitely has a place at the top of American Sporting Annals.

Publisher: Derrydale