In 1938, a small crooked-legged racehorse received more press coverage than Hitler, Mussolini, Roosevelt or any other news figure. His name was Seabiscuit. He had become a most unlikely darling of the public thanks to an improbable meeting of three men. Together, they created a champion. Surviving a four year run of ill fortune, they lifted Seabiscuit from the lowest levels of racing and transformed him into an international sporting icon. With index.