Misty of Chincoteague - Chapters 17-18 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 17

Race day arrives and the reader sees Maureen as she makes her way over to Paul who is readying himself for the race. Maureen's grandparents know how disappointed she is that she is not the one to ride Phantom and continue to try and cheer her up. Maureen doesn't really care for their attention as she just wants to imagine herself in the race.

Soon, the race starts and one of the horses, Firefly, takes the lead, but soon Black Comet rushes forward to take the lead again. Phantom comes from behind and in a thrilling ending to the race ends up passing Black Comet and winning by a long lead. Paul is joined by Maureen and the crowd and Maureen says that they are buying Phantom all sorts of ribbons and bows with the money they've won. Paul leans over and...

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