While at an auction with her father,a Thoroughbred trainer,Leslie D'Andrea falls in love with the gorgeous black Thoroughbred stallion,Battlecry.But what could such a magnificent horse be doing at an auction with horses mostly going to glue factories?
Battle acted up on the track,and he is unpredictable and everyone else has given up on the wild stallion.But Leslie begs for the horse,and her dad gives in.On his first day at the
D'Andrea's,Battle jumps a fence and breeds with a few mares.At first,Battlecry doesn't like anyone and does everything he can to keep people away.But slowly he begins to love Leslie.And she trains him so he can race again!And he's winning too!Battlecry has been tearing up the track,setting a few track records.
The black stallion that no one wanted is finally turning into something.He's ready to run with the best.The D'Andrea's enter him in the Breeder's Cup Classic,a three-million dollar race.But on the track of the Classic,something happens that might make Leslie lose Battlecry forever.But not before he had gained the love and respect of all people in the racing industry,and shown the world what true courage and heart really are.
This book is so sad and I loved it!One of Joanna Campbell's finest.I laughed some and cried some.You won't want to miss this book!