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TIMEFORM Armin Bunde, FAVOURITE RACEHORSES ISBN0900599960

TIMEFORM. Armin Bunde FAVOURITE RACEHORSES. (ISBN:0900599960) , 1997

Hardback. 1st.Ed. 368pp. Many b/w illus. Near fine in V.G. D.J with some creasing (No inscriptions, price unclipped). The ultimate bedside book for the racing enthusiast. 'Favourite Racehorses' is an anthology designed to entertain as well as to educate and inform. It provides the reader with a glimpse of instant history, while at the same time setting major achievements and occasions in the perspective of a golden era for racing. Tudor Minstrel's breathtakingvictory in the 1947 Two Thousand Guineas opens the first chapter, and goes on to recall The Greats such as Sea Bird II, Ribot, Brigadier Gerard and, more recently, Shergar and Dancing Brave. Steeplechasing's biggest names, Arkle, Desert , Desert Orchid & Red Rum, also have a chapter to themselves. It provides a fascinating and varied insight into racing ove the last half century. The titles of some of the chapters 'Further Food For The Optimist', 'The Dreaded Timeform Squiggle', 'Tales Of The Turf' - offer more clues to the wide range of topics dealt with in its 368 pages. Pictorially too, 'Favourite Racehorses' is unique, containing nearly 400 photographs which provide a splendidly vivid record of the highlights of fifty years of racing, including work by Ed Byrne, John Crofts, Alec Russell andGeorge Selwyn. Here is a treasury of deeds - including some that have not achieved lasting fame but probably should have - that will enthral the reader from beginning to end. (Book ref. 40119 )  £ 40.00

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