Winner: 2019 Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award

Better Lucky Than Good: Tall Tales and Straight Talk from the Backside of the Track has been named the winner of the 2019 Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award.

The $10,000 award recognizes the best book-length writing with a horse racing backdrop published in a given year. The award was founded in 2006 by philanthropist and noted global businessman Dr. Tony Ryan. Past honorees have included a recipient of the National Book Award and several Eclipse Award-winning authors.

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