About the author
Nicky Millard is one of those authors who is tantalisingly elusive; the only fact I have been able to find out about her (or him) is that they are Canadian.
Finding the book
Very easy to find in the USA. It was not published in the UK.
Links and sources
Terri A. Wear: Horse Stories, an Annotated Bibliography, Scarecrow Press, 1987
National Library of Congress
Bibliography (horse books only)
Scholastic Book Services, 1976, illus J Merle Smith
Reprinted 1977 (seen right), 1978
Jago is poor, young and a gipsy. He feels lucky to have managed to get a job at the Felton Racing Stables, but when Selina’s orphaned filly Flaming Star is lost after the stables suffers a fire, he fears he will never see her again