Forced from American horse racing in 1903 by racism and hard times, two-time Kentucky Derby winner Jimmy Winkfield won every major European race and earned two dazzling fortunes - only to lose one in the Bolshevik Revolution and another in the Nazi invasion of France. In this captivating biography, historian Ed Hotaling traces Wink's extraordinary odyssey from shoeshine boy through the epochal events of the 20th century. 'One of the most extraordinary stories in sports history' - Laura Hillenbrand, author of "Seabiscuit". 'This may be the most fascinating untold sports story in American history' - Charles Osgood, anchor, "CBS News Sunday Morning".
Wink: The Incredible Life and Epic Journey of Jimmy Winkfield
av Ed Hotaling
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