Horse Racing s Strangest Tales

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 ...

Horse Racing s Strangest Tales

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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Horse Racing's Strangest Tales
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Andrew Ward
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-09 - Publisher: Portico

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
Horse Racing's Strangest Tales
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Andrew Ward
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-16 - Publisher: Portico

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
Horse Racing's Strangest Races
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Andrew Ward
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Robson Books Limited

A humorous, sideways look at horse racing that recounts many of the strangest moments and incidents from the last 150 years of the sport's history.
Motor Racing's Strangest Races
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Geoff Tibballs
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-09 - Publisher: Portico

Since 1894, when motor racing’s colourful history began with a bang (and a banger!), drivers, racers and lunatics alike have done many stupid and bizarre things all in the name of motor sport. Author Geoff Tibballs has gathered together this absorbing collection of stories from over a century of motor
Railways' Strangest Tales
Language: en
Pages: 256
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Categories: History
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