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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

Horse racing's strangest tales - Andrew Ward

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Title
Horse racing's strangest tales - extraordinary but true stories from over 200 years of racing
Author
Andrew Ward
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Portico
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20170209

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.

Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Horse racing - Anecdotes.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
252

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