Booklist "...a thoroughly satisfying horse story."
The National Horseman "Again, Marguerite Henry has given boys and girls a superb story about a heroic horse."
No one thinks much of Black Gold because he is so small. But Jaydee sees something special in his eyes. He knows Black Gold would be great if he was his rider! Finally, Jaydee gets his wish. And Black Gold grows strong and fast under his careful hands. Soon it would be time for the most important race in America. Did they really have what it takes to win? Black Gold's inspirational story proves that the power of love and dedication can make any dream come true.
Set against the thrilling and colorful world of Thoroughbred horses, Black Gold is the true story of this legendary horse and his determined young jockey.See all Product Description
Fantastic! I couldn't put the incredible book down, Black Gold! It was so exciting, and yet so sad, so I got my part in mixed emotions. Read morePublished on April 20 2004
This is a tremendous story. I still remember it vividly after more than 20 years since I read it and look forward to reading it again. Read morePublished on Dec 6 2003
This book was a very good book!!! I loved it! Once i started reading it, I just couldn't put it down! It was so good! I think that Marguerite Henry is a VERY good author! Read morePublished on June 14 2002
This book is all about a courageous horse named Black Gold. This was a very good but sad story. The boy is devoted to his horse and cares very much for Black Gold's health-even... Read morePublished on June 24 2000
This is the greatest Book ever! I must say I started crying at the end of the book. The book made you get so envolved in such a great book! Read morePublished on June 23 2000