Horse Racing's Strangest Tales

Author(s): Andrew Ward

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Extraordinary but true stories from over 150 years of racing. This hilarious, sideways look at horse racing vividly recounts many of the strangest moments and oddest incidents from over 150 years of the sport's history. Andrew Ward recalls the time when spectators mounted two fallen horses and rode them to second and third places; the race which had to be re-run because the judge wasn't in his box at the finish; the ultrasonic binoculars that allegedly stunned a horse and unseated a jockey at Ascot, and many more. A totally original, offbeat collection of extraordinary but true stories, Horse-Racing's Strangest Races will be a delight to all lovers of the turf. Word count: 60,000

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Sports fanatic, journalist and inveterate chronicler of the weird, Andrew Ward is the author of Football's Strangest Matches, Cricket's Strangest Matches, Golf's Strangest Rounds, Bridge's Strangest Games and Horse Racing's Strangest Races.

General Fields

  • : 9781911042464
  • : Pavilion Books
  • : Portico
  • : February 2017
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : General Adult
  • : 256
  • : Andrew Ward
  • : Paperback
  • : 417
  • : English
  • : 798.4