The Saturday Horse

Ginny Luellen has no horse, but makes friends with an older girl who works as a stable girl at the McDade racing stable.

Printing history
Methuen Children’s Books Ltd, London, 1977.  126 pp, illus Trevor Stubley.
Magnet, pb, 1977
Mammoth, pb, 1990
In Racing to Win
Mammoth, London, pb, 1993, 352 pp.
(Contains The Saturday Horse, Switch Horse and Winning Rider)

Ginny Luellen has no horse. She makes friends with an older girl who works as a stable girl at the McDade racing stable. She wants to see the horses there, and manages to catch sight of Tamela, a new arrival at the stables. Eventually she forms a relationship with the horse. Tamela doesn’t do as well as he could do at his first race, but Ginny is sure he is the stuff of which champions are made.

Sequel
The Switch Horse

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Michael Hardcastle