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Fred Hooper- The Extraordinary Life of a Thoroughbred Legend: Author Talk and Book Signing    NEW!

Fred Hooper book cover imageA school dropout who later founds a teaching academy. A teenage daredevil and tradesman who later creates a road building legacy with no experience. A new thoroughbred owner who goes on to win the Kentucky Derby in his first try. Enjoy this class on the life of a Florida thoroughbred industry pioneer who lived to be 102. Based on the recently published book, this event covers the life of Fred Hooper in Ocala, his innovations in the industry, and his life philosophy. From being the first person to successfully ship horses cross-country by plane, to being the first to bring Latin American jockeys to the U.S. racetracks, Hooper was a founder, inventor, visionary, and a loyal man to all those who knew him.

Author Bill Heller and Wanda Hooper Quigley will be haring tales from the book as led by Gantt as moderator.


Fred Hooper- The Extraordinary Life of a Thoroughbred Legend: Author Talk and Book Signing  NEW!
Instructor:  Tammy A Gantt
Course #: SPE203
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
This class meets 1 time on:
M, 10/11/2021

Members: $6; Non-Members: $11

Location: Live Oak Hall
Seats Available: 31

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