RACING ENGLAND by Patrick Chalmers

RACING ENGLAND

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Here at last! The book for which the racing world has been waiting since last Christmas, the book for which many of you have a nice file of advance orders. However, go to it now and sell a copy to every race fan, every breeder and every collector of the English Countryside Series. For this book has a dozen attractions and an appeal wide enough for as many markets. It is the story of English racing, the history of the famous meets, the prizes and the stakes, the men and women who have developed the sport, the trainers and jockies who have raced the horses and of the horses and their lines -- including simple and invaluable explanation of ""the numbers system"" by which all breeders go and a concise outline of the results of breeding to the three lines, the Byerly Turk, the Darley Arabian and Godolphin Barb. Remember, too, that thousands of Americans go to Ascot, Epsom, Aintree and Goodwood every year to see the great and near great, to rub shoulders with Royalty despite the fact that probably half of them have no interest in the sport. So don't forget your customers who have ""done"" the grand tour or a ""London Season.

Publisher: Scribner