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Elite Racing Club: The Book

By: Anon

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Devizes, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, Elite Racing Club: 2003

Seller ID: 021493

ISBN: 1873313063

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, bright copy in an unclipped dustjacket. 112 pages. Illustrated throughout in colour. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Tattersalls December Mare Sale 2005

By: Anon

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Newmarket, ON, Canada, Tattersalls: 2005

Seller ID: 023278

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Parts 1,2 & 3 - 2006

By: Anon

Price: £62.50

Publisher: Newmarket, ON, Canada, Tattersalls: 2006

Seller ID: 025580

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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1967 Racing Annual

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Tote Invenstors: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047348

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Under Starter's Orders: A Guide to Racing on the Flat

By: Ayres, Michael; Newbon, Gary

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, David and Charles: 1975

Seller ID: 025401

ISBN: 0715363387

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Newmarket : Home of British Horseracing

By: Basham, Mary

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, MSB Publications: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065251

Condition: Near Fine


32 page, stapled booklet in a plastic jacket. Brief guide to the Suffolk town together with numerous local advertisements from over 30 years ago. Faint sunning to page edges else a clean, glossy copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Guide to the Pattern : The Top Races Of The Flat Season

By: Bennett, David ( Edited By )

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Sporting Life: 1988

Seller ID: 065259

ISBN: 0901091103

Condition: Near Fine


Published in association with the Jockey Club. Facts and figures from the previous six years. Clean, bright booklet which appears unread - 72 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Barbaro : The Horse Who Captured America's Heart

By: Clancy, Sean

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Lexington, KY, U.S.A., Eclipse Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049935

ISBN: 1581501595

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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William Hill Racing Yearbook 1973 (HARDCOVER)

By: Cosgrove, Tom ( Edited By )

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, The Queen Anne Press: 1973

Edition: Annual Edition

Seller ID: 065230

Condition: Very Good


With contributions form Clive Graham, Lord Oaksey, Julian Wilson, Peter Bromley, John Rickman etc. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, square copy in laminated boards - 319 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Horse Racing : Breeding of Thoroughbreds and Short History of The English Turf

By: Craig, Dennis

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen & Co Ltd: 1963

Edition: Third Edition Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: 065231

Condition: Very Good


Endeavours to give a complete, popular guide to horse-breeding and racing that can serve both as a general reference book for the expert and as a simple textbook for the novice. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear and minor internal repairs - 192 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Racing : Know The Game Series

By: de Walden, Howard (foreword)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Educational Productions Ltd.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065204

Condition: Good


33 page, stapled booklet being what these days would be classed as a 'jargon buster', briefly explaining such things as handicap races, weight-for-age races, selling races, betting, types of flat races, the weigh in, the naming of horses etc. Light sunning to page edges . Prompt dispatch. View more info

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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

By: Denhardt, Robert Moorman

Price: £47.50

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A., Univ of Oklahoma Pr: 1985

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 035439

ISBN: 0806109246

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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Sergeant Cecil : The Official Story

By: Dennis, Steve

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Newbury, Berkshire, Highdown: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049912

ISBN: 1905156391

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Horse Racing : Pferderennen & Courses Hippiques

By: Douglas-Home, James

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Koln, Germany, Konemann UK Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065228

ISBN: 3829036248

Condition: As New


Part of The Hulton Getty Picture Collection & Allsport Decades of Sport Series. Stunning photography capturing the changing face of the Turf down the 20th century. TEXT in ENGLISH, GERMAN, and FRENCH. Clean, glossy copy which appears unread - 395 pages + index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Duel : The Champion's Defence

By: Dunwoody, Richard; Magee, Sean

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Partridge Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 051189

ISBN: 1852252367

Condition: Very Good


Chronicles the battle between Dunwoody and Adrian 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 spine - 152 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Go Horseracing with BP

By: Eaton, Michael

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Racing Information Bureau: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065205

ISBN: 090053463X

Condition: Very Good


A detailed guide to the racecourses of England, Scotland and Wales, some, sadly no longer in existence. Clean, bright booklet showing some faint crease marks to rear cover - 114 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Jockeys of the Seventies

By: Fitzgeorge-Parker, Tim

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049954

ISBN: 072071267X

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Grundy : The Making Of A Derby Winner

By: Fitzgeorge-Parker, Tim

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065101

ISBN: 0491017960

Condition: Very Good


The story of an amazing champion - quite different from anything that had gone before - unique. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w. Newspaper clipping adhered to front pastedown and an article laid in - 196 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Great Racing Stories

By: Francis, Dick & Welcome, John

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Bellew Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043270

ISBN: 0947792147

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Queen of the Turf : The Dorothy Paget story

By: Gilbey, Quintin

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker Limited: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065250

ISBN: 0213164353

Condition: Good


Ex-Library copy with the usual markings. Combines a portrait of Paget's character with an account of her career as the nation's most famous owner and race-goer. Good, clean hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 160 pages including index. Included, laid in, is a newspaper cutting for a book review by Graham Sharpe. Prompt dispatch. View more info