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The Little Book of Horse Racing

By Anne Holland

9781845888190

ISBN: 9781845888190

Published: 06-10-2014


The Little Book of Horse Racing

By Anne Holland

ISBN: 9781845888190

Published: 06-10-2014

About This Book

Do you know what the oldest horse race in Britain is, where the term ‘gee-gee’ comes from, or who is credited with bringing racing to Ascot? Fact-packed but light-hearted in style, this reliable reference book and quirky guide reveals little-known facts, details of classic races, famous riders, racing records, amusing anecdotes and criminal goings-on. A compendium of the fascinating, strange and entertaining, The Little Book of Horse Racing can be dipped into time and time again to reveal something new about this ancient sport.

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