This first edition book is the author’s first foray into harness racing. The next book published after The Black Stallion & Satan, the young colt Bonfire is the Black Stallion’s 2nd son, the result of a pairing with Henry’s old friend – Jimmy Creech’s- mare. Alex gets to be there for Bonfire’s birth, training and participate in the races that make Bonfire an indisputable champion of harness racing. Illustrated by Milton Menasco, published by Random House, NY; interior is in good condition with some light water marks on some pages (see pictures) and the exterior binding has a small rip at the bottom (see pictures) and there is a personal inscription on the inside page. Hardcover, c 1950, 21 chapters, cloth binding, 307 pages.