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Press Release December 17, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                Entries being taken for 2015 Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award   Lexington, Kentucky—Castleton Lyons is pleased to continue its sponsorship of the annual...
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April 16, 2015   Shane Ryan, president of Castleton Lyons presents winner’s check to Andy Plattner (photo by Michele MacDonald) Plattner wins Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award Lexington, Ky. -- Offerings From a Rust Belt Jockey, by Andrew Plattner and published by...
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March 18, 2015 2014 Book Award Top-Three Castleton Lyons is delighted to announce the three finalists for the ninth annual Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award. The judges were very impressed with the quality and diversity of this year’s submissions that highlighted the increasing importance that...
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February 27, 2015  Book Award Semi-finalists  Now in its ninth year, the Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award again drew a broad assortment of well-penned entries, from scholarly histories and biographical works—both human and equine—to fast-paced novels, witty short stories, and vintage photo...
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4/10/14 Grand National tale captures Book Award By Mary Simon         ...
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4/10/14 LEXINGTON, KY. -- David Owen’s book, Foinavon: The Story of the Grand National’s Biggest Upset, was honored with the prestigious Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award at a reception hosted by Castleton Lyons on the evening of April 9. The award, worth $10,000 to the winner—equal to that...
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All three finalists for the 2013 Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award are tales of unexpected equine stars who grabbed racing’s headlines in their respective eras—with two being set against the dramatic backdrop of England’s Grand National Steeplechase, and two featuring strong,...
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2013 Dr. Ryan semi-finalists exceptional group  The 2013 Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award competition has drawn the strongest slate of semi-finalists in its eight year history to date, an impressive assortment of well-penned histories, fiction, biography, and autobiographies—both human and...
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FLYING CHANGE:A YEAR OF RACING AND FAMILY AND STEEPLECHASING wins 7th annual Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award
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