A must for all horse racing fans, but a book for a very wide readership also. The author recounts the events, horses and people through the 60 year history of Jump Racing – Very Highly Recommended
NAME: Sixty Years of Jump Racing, From Arkle to McCoy FILE: R2455 AUTHOR: Robin Oakley, with Edward Gillespie PUBLISHER: Bloomsbury BINDING: hard back PAGES: 288 PRICE: £25.00 GENRE: Non Fiction SUBJECT: horses, riders, jockeys, equine, sport, horse racing, jump racing, courses, trainers, people, events, locations, jumps, obstacles ISBN: 978-1-4729-3509-0 IMAGE: B2455.jpg BUYNOW: http://tinyurl.com/z8kgruo LINKS: DESCRIPTION: A must for all horse racing fans, but a book for a very wide readership also. The author recounts the events, horses and people through the 60 year history of Jump Racing – Very Highly Recommended A comprehensive account of Jump Racing has been overdue. This book is a warm account of an exciting sport, followed by millions. The author has provided a series of anecdotes and personal histories that provide depth to the history of Jump Racing. He has also very nicely laid out the history in a way that has not been achieved before. The additional words by Edward Gillespie add to the depth and the insights set out by the author. There is good illustration and this is a book that will reach well beyond the Jump Racing fans and probably increase their numbers. As a good book should, it both educates and entertains.