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1967 Racing Annual, Anon
1 Anon 1967 Racing Annual
London Tote Invenstors 1967 First Edition Hard Back Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Contents include:- Top two year olds of 1966; Forty Good Horses; The Jackpot Story; Dark Horses for the Derby; Racecourses under Guard; A guide to big-race winners; New in 1967; The Flat in 1966 etc. A very good clean hardback which has dusty top edge. 256 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Elite Racing Club: The Book, Anon
2 Anon Elite Racing Club: The Book
Devizes, Wiltshire, United Kingdom Elite Racing Club 2003 1873313063 / 9781873313060 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo 
A clean, bright copy in an unclipped dustjacket. 112 pages. Illustrated throughout in colour. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 14.50 GBP
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Tattersalls December Mare Sale 2005, Anon
3 Anon Tattersalls December Mare Sale 2005
Newmarket, ON, Canada Tattersalls 2005 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall 
Catalogue of auctions held from November 28th. - 1st. December 2005. Unread, large format paperback showing slight signs of storage with light crease marks/curling to cover. 
Price: 27.50 GBP
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Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Parts 1,2 & 3 - 2006, Anon
4 Anon Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Parts 1,2 & 3 - 2006
Newmarket, ON, Canada Tattersalls 2006 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Catalogue of auctions held from 3rd-6th, 10th-14th & 27th -28th 2006. Unread, large format paperbacks which have some staining to bottom edge - internally immaculate. 
Price: 62.50 GBP
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Under Starter's Orders: A Guide to Racing on the Flat, Ayres, Michael; Newbon, Gary
5 Ayres, Michael; Newbon, Gary Under Starter's Orders: A Guide to Racing on the Flat
Newton Abbot, Devon David and Charles 1975 0715363387 / 9780715363386 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
A very good clean copy which has small red ink stain on front pastedown. Spine strip has faded slightly. 208 pages including index. A guide to flat-racing. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Barbaro : The Horse Who Captured America's Heart, Clancy, Sean
6 Clancy, Sean Barbaro : The Horse Who Captured America's Heart
Lexington, KY, U.S.A. Eclipse Press 2007 1581501595 / 9781581501599 First Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good Landscape 
The truly remarkable and inspiring story of a horse, his trainer and veterinary science on the cutting edge of technology. Clean large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 191 pages including the Pedigree Tree. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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The King Ranch Quarter Horses, and Something of the Ranch and the Men That Bred Them: And Something of the Ranch and the Men That Bred Them, Denhardt, Robert Moorman
7 Denhardt, Robert Moorman The King Ranch Quarter Horses, and Something of the Ranch and the Men That Bred Them: And Something of the Ranch and the Men That Bred Them
Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Univ of Oklahoma Pr 1985 0806109246 / 9780806109244 Fourth Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to 
Standard reference book for those interested in the American Quarter Horse - the complete story of how The King Ranch Quarter Horse was bred, and what they have achieved and filled with anecdotes, including eyewitness accounts of some famous South Texas horse races. A clean, crisp copy in protected dustwrapper. 256 pages including index. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 47.50 GBP
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Sergeant Cecil : The Official Story, Dennis, Steve
8 Dennis, Steve Sergeant Cecil : The Official Story
Newbury, Berkshire Highdown 2007 1905156391 / 9781905156399 First Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good 4to Whitaker, Edward (photography) 
Charts 'The Impossible Dream : From Rags to Racing's Riches'. as the inexpensively bred, trained in deepest Devon and owned by the owner of an office furniture company became one of the best-loved Flat horses of the last 50 years. Clean bright hardback in an unclipped d/w showing slight shelfwear - 207 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Duel : The Champion's Defence, Dunwoody, Richard; Magee, Sean
9 Dunwoody, Richard; Magee, Sean Duel : The Champion's Defence
London Partridge Press 1994 1852252367 / 9781852252366 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Chronicles the battle between Dunwoody and Adrain Maguire during the enthralling 1993-94 National Hunt season as the race to be Champion jockey went to-and-fro before being settled on the last day. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean square copy which is SIGNED by the author, in blue ink, to the title page with the inscription 'To Ken Best Wishes Richard Dunwoody'. Price-clipped d/w shows slightest shelfwear with sunning to psine - 152 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Jockeys of the Seventies, Fitzgeorge-Parker, Tim
10 Fitzgeorge-Parker, Tim Jockeys of the Seventies
London Pelham Books 1980 072071267X / 9780720712674 First Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Charts the careers of a selection of riders who dominated both the flat and jump scene of the 70s including many anecdotes along the way. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 176 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Spoilsports : What's Wrong with British Racing, Fitzgeorge-Parker, Tim
11 Fitzgeorge-Parker, Tim The Spoilsports : What's Wrong with British Racing
London Andre Deutsch 1968 0233959939 / 9780233959931 First Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Looks at the time when the reputation of British racing, once the envy of the world, was on the brink of collapse as the author examines the reasons for this social and national scandal. With a foreword by Paddy Prendergast. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 192 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Great Racing Stories, Francis, Dick & Welcome, John
12 Francis, Dick & Welcome, John Great Racing Stories
London Bellew Publishing 1989 0947792147 / 9780947792145 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Includes stories by Ernest Hemingway, Molly Keane, John Galsworthy, Arthur Conan Doyle and Somerville and Ross. A very good clean hardback in an unclipped dustjacket which has faded spine. 213 pages. Next post UK Dispatch. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Great Racing Stories - SIGNED COPY, Francis, Dick & Welcome, John
13 Francis, Dick & Welcome, John Great Racing Stories - SIGNED COPY
London Bellew Publishing 1989 0947792147 / 9780947792145 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Editor
SIGNED on the front endpaper with the inscription "Happy birthday Mike - Dick Francis - 14/4/89". Includes stories by Ernest Hemingway, Molly Keane, John Galsworthy, Arthur Conan Doyle and Somerville and Ross. A very good clean hardback in an price-clipped dustjacket which has faded spine. 213 pages. Next post UK Dispatch. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Amateur Horse Breeder, Hardman, Ann C. Leighton
14 Hardman, Ann C. Leighton The Amateur Horse Breeder
London Pelham Books 1974 072070796X / 9780720707960 Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Author 
Completely revised and updated edition of the author's treatise on the art of breeding horses, especially written for the novice horse breeder but containing much information of value to the expert. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 160 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Road to the National, Henderson, Rosemary
15 Henderson, Rosemary Road to the National
Bath, Avon Chivers Large Print 1995 0745127800 / 9780745127804 Large Print Edition Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Warm, funny, inspiring and totally endearing inside story of the ups and downs of the racing world. Clean, bright paperback in LARGE PRINT - 281 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Breeding for Racing, Hislop, John
16 Hislop, John Breeding for Racing
London Martin Secker 1980 0436197014 / 9780436197017 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Mainly concerned with the breeder who produces horses to race himself, though also deals briefly with the aspect of breeding yearlings for sale, while the general principles expounded apply to both departments. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w protected in a plastic film - 192 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Steeplechasing, Hislop, John
17 Hislop, John Steeplechasing
London J.A. Allen 1970 Reprint Hard Cover Good Good 8vo Skeaping, John 
Comprehensive book on steeplechasing from its history and general organization to the finer points of riding, training and racing tactics and full of hints, reminiscences based on personal experience. A good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper which shows signs of lght shelfwear. Gift inscription on front endpaper. 250 pages. Illustrated with b/w drawings by Skeaping. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Catherine the Great to Wordsworth: 100 Years of Huntingdon Steeplechasing, Hudson, Noel
18 Hudson, Noel Catherine the Great to Wordsworth: 100 Years of Huntingdon Steeplechasing
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire Huntingdon Steeplechase Ltd 1985 0951085700 / 9780951085707 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A vivid picture of the men who made Huntingdon written to mark the Centenary with the racing appendix by John Penney. Clean, bright copy in a price-clipped d/w. Couple of minor bumps to boards else near fine - 169 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Dark Horses Annual 1988, Julian, Marten etc
19 Julian, Marten etc Dark Horses Annual 1988
Ascot, Berkshire PSB Ltd Annual Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
The tenth edition of the yearly publication containing many new features including articles by Richard Thomas, John Budden, Jamie Reid, Kevin O'Toole and Glyn Jones. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 256 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Ladbrokes Story, Kaye, Richard; Peskett, Roy
20 Kaye, Richard; Peskett, Roy The Ladbrokes Story
London Pelham Books 1969 0720703107 / 9780720703108 First Edition Hard Back Good + Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Among the most comprehensive racing books ever written as the author traces the story of betting from the days of Tattersalls Newmarket Rooms, through the riotous villainy of the betting booths in Hyde Park, the first ticker-tape racing machine, birth of the Blower, the leisurely Victorian era to the battle for the right to call themselves 'the world's greatest bookmakers'. Faint crease marks running along top edges. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing slight shelfwear and sunning to spine - 304 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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