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Racehorse By Elwyn Hartley Edwards

Racehorse

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A guide to the multi-billion dollar world of horse racing. It presents the history of racing with stories and images of the world's greatest racehorses, from three foundation sires that led to the development of the 'racing machine', the British Thoroughbred, to the phenomenal Eclipse and horse heroes such as Nijinsky, Red Rum, and Desert Orchid.

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Racehorse by Elwyn Hartley Edwards

Written by the world's bestselling equestrian author, the late Elwyn Hartley-Edwards, "Racehorse" is the ultimate guide to the multi-billion dollar world of horse racing. The extraordinary history of racing is brought to life with stories and images of the world's greatest racehorses, from three foundation sires that led to the development of the 'racing machine', the British Thoroughbred, to the phenomenal Eclipse and modern horse heroes such as Nijinsky, Red Rum, and Desert Orchid.The contributions of the great jockeys are also explored, including living legend and 9-times derby winner Lestor Piggot and the incomparable racing 'superstar' Frankie Dettori. Hartley-Edwards also celebrates the world's most spectacular racecourses and the classic races that make them household names around the world, including the English Derby at Epsom and the Dubai World Cup at Nad A1 Sheba racecourse. Flat racing, steeplechasing, harness racing are all covered in this fascinating and comprehensive guide. It is the ideal gift for racing lovers everywhere.

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GOR001708087
Racehorse by Elwyn Hartley Edwards
Elwyn Hartley Edwards
Used - Very Good
Hardback
AA Publishing
2008-10-31
160
0749558687
9780749558680
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