Cot Campbell Books to Benefit Equine Research

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation is now selling two of Cot Campbell's popular equine books, with the profits going to veterinary research beneficial to the horse. Lightning in a Jar and Rascals and Racehorses were published by Eclipse Press and provided at cost by the publisher.

The critically acclaimed Lightning in a Jar details the Thoroughbred ownership process through the unique combination of how-to guide and autobiography. In Rascals and Racehorses, Campbell shares hilarious stories about some of racing's more fascinating individuals.

Lightning in a Jar sells for $32 and Rascals and Racehorses for $27, which includes shipping. The books can be ordered through or by calling Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation at (859) 224-2850.

Campbell is the president of Aiken, S.C.-based Dogwood Stable. The stable has campaigned 63 stakes winners, including the 1990 Preakness winner Summer Squall and his daughter Storm Song, Champion filly of 1996. The millionaire Smok'n Frolic and three-year-old stakes winner Limehouse are two of Dogwood's current top runners.

Eclipse Press is the book division of Blood-Horse Publications, a Lexington-based multi-media company.