This is the definitive history of the Cheltenham Festival, covering the last forty years. Featuring the Gold Cup, the Queen Mother Championship Chase, the Championship Hurdle and other important races from each year, this is a great read for anyone with an interest in the sport of kings.
Superbly illustrated with 100 photographs (80 colour) from the amazing collection of Bernard Parkin, one of the most respected photographers in the racing world, this is a beautiful and evocative book. All the results from each festival are included, as well as comprehensive backgrounds to the chief participants, the conditions and the characters associated with the event - from the legendary Arkle and Best Mate to Tom Dreaper and the Queen Mother. A lavish and comprehensive history of this major sporting event, it is an essential purchase for any racing fan.