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Churchill at the Gallop By Brough Scott

Churchill at the Gallop

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Winston's life in the saddle.

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Churchill at the Gallop by Brough Scott

It is an often-forgotten fact that horses played an important part in Winston Churchill's life. They were his escape in childhood, his challenge in youth, his transport in war, his triumph in sport and his diversion in old age. Renowned author, broadcaster and former jockey, Brough Scott, follows in Churchill's hoofprints from galloping his pony in Blenheim Park, to topping the riding class whilst army training at Sandhurst, taking part in a famous cavalry charge in Sudan, playing polo in India, hunting foxes in Leicestershire and breeding racehorses near his home in Kent, after a minor interlude out of the saddle to tend to the historic task of winning the Second World War.

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Churchill at the Gallop Reviews


"A new and really valuable historical perspective on what it must have felt like to ride with Churchill, how difficult it was, and how it shaped him both physically and mentally." Allen Packwood, Director, Churchill Archives Centre

About Brough Scott


Brough Scott is a former professional jockey, an award-winning writer and broadcaster, and a grandson of Churchill's heroic friend Jack Seely, author of Warrior. Sir Nicholas Soames is a member of parliament and the grandson of Winston Churchill.

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GOR008807233
Churchill at the Gallop by Brough Scott
Brough Scott
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Raceform Ltd
2017-10-13
240
1910497363
9781910497364
N/A
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