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 collections.
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...
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,...
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...
Toby wins sixth annual Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award
Longtime racing journalist Milton Toby is the recipient of the sixth annual Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award, presented by Castleton Lyons and THOROUGHBRED TIMES. The award was presented by the late Dr. Ryan’s son, Shane Ryan, at a reception...
(Article courtesy of The Thoroughbred Times)
VIDEO: Gordon wins 2010 Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award
Posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2011 8:16 PM
Author Jaimy Gordon received first prize in the fifth annual Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award competition, presented by Castleton Lyons and Thoroughbred...