News - Book Award

  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. -- OfferingsFrom a Rust Belt Jockey, by Andrew Plattner and published by Dzanc...
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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 this award...
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  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.  The...
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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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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...
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