Born To Race by Blanche Chenery Perrin, Scholastic paperback printing, TX394, 1969, 158 pages. Illustrated by Sam Savitt.
DESCRIPTION: “‘Oh, you beautiful thing!’ Suzy whispers to Whickery. Suzy knows this horse is a winner.
She just has to be! The future of Cherrydale Farms depends on Whickery. No other horse on the farm is good enough for the good races.
To make matters worse, there is a thief on the farm- expensive eed is mysteriously disappearing.
Suzy sets out to do two things- to catch the thief and to help Whickery become the race horse she was meant to be” (from the back cover)