James C. Nicholson and Pete Best
Never Say Die tells the story of the first Kentucky-bred winner of the Epsom Derby, whose historic 1954 victory in Europe’s most famous race sent shockwaves through the world of Thoroughbred racing. Never Say Die’s win in the Epsom Derby was an early signal of a shift in the balance of power within the sport of Thoroughbred racing toward North America. In the two decades that followed, American horses - long derided as inferior to European runners -- would enjoy an unprecedented period of success in some of Europe’s most prestigious races, sending the world’s leading Thoroughbred owners to ... Read more
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