Well, this is one of those is my husband's son really the evil man that everyone says he is stories.
The problem is that the heroine is such a stupid twit, it is impossible to discover why three men love her. The hero is a jackass who according to the book is at the very least endangers the heroine by pulling her under water.
There is some interesting things about horse racing, but the Epsom? Not the Kentucky? For a horse breeder born and bred in Kentucky? Maybe, but wouldn't he call it the Epsom as opposed to the Derby?