Books by John Francome

You don’t need to be a horse racing fan to know about John Francome. His success as a jockey and trainer makes him one of the foremost figures of all time in the racing world, but he has also made a success in the world of broadcasting and publishing as

DEAD WEIGHT by John Francome
Released: Oct. 11, 2005

"By-the-numbers thriller with plenty of racing drama thrown in. Should do well with anyone looking for a Dick Francis substitute."
A fast-paced tale of the racing world, from renowned jockey and popular U.K. commentator Francome (Inside Track, 2004, etc.). Read full book review >
INSIDE TRACK by John Francome
Released: Oct. 29, 2004

"Like Francis, Francome (Back Hander, not reviewed, etc.) is an ex-champion jockey. His prose is a bit less stylish than that of Francis, but the storytelling is dead-on."
The latest entry in the Dick Francis Stakes is worth a bet. Read full book review >