One-Eyed Bandit a longshot for the Kentucky Derby

Ernest & Edgar Literary Blog

LOUISVILLE, Ky.Sunbury Press has released The B Team, Alan Mindell’s novel about one-eyed horse and his amazing rise to fame.

tbt_fcAbout the Book:
A one-eyed racehorse in the Kentucky Derby? His biggest fan is a young boy, himself with only one useful eye. Seven people, all at key stages of their lives, combine to purchase the horse, One-Eyed Bandit, from a claiming race at Santa Anita. What follows is the heartwarming chronicle of the horse’s remarkable journey and the inspiration he provides his owners.

Excerpt:
“Any lookers?” Cory asked Carlos Souza, his longtime assistant. Carlos, Rugged Landing, and Ramon Carquinez—the horse’s groom—had just joined Cory in the number-three stall of the circular Turf Paradise saddling paddock.

“No, Boss,” Carlos answered. “I do not see anyone.”

Cory nodded. Apparently he’d been right about the unlikeliness of Rugged Landing being claimed. If anyone were interested, Carlos probably would have…

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