Horse-Racing The Breeding of Thoroughbreds and a Short History of the English Turf

By: Craig, Dennis

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Brilliant copy in red hardcover boards with sharp tips and spine ends, light brushes to tips of clean, white background, unclipped dj with b/w reproduction of 'Bay Middleton and Barbelle at the Stud', by J.F. Herring Sr. displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. Collectible copy with original printed receipt from J. A. Allen laid in, dated Oct 11, 1965. 192 pp. Dennis Craig has given a complete, popular guide to horse breeding and racing which can serve both as a general reference book for the expert and as a simple textbook for the novice. Considered a classic by leading authorities of the Turf. Contents: The Thoroughbred Racehorse. The Racing Year. Race-Courses and Racing Officials. Famous Thoroughbreds: The Sire Lines and Leading Stallions. Famous Thoroughbreds: The Dam Lines and leading Brood-Mares. The Pedigrees of Some Famous Thoroughbreds. Theories of Bloodstock Breeding. Origins of Horse-Racing. Dictators of the Turf and the Jockey Club - Leading Owners and Breeders. Principal trainers. Celebrated Jockeys. Racing Facts and Figures. Betting on Horses. Selected Bibliography. Index. Addenda.

Title: Horse-Racing The Breeding of Thoroughbreds and a Short History of the English Turf

Author Name: Craig, Dennis

Illustrator: Illustrated

Categories: HORSE RACING & CHASING,

Edition: Third Revised Enlarged Edition

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1963

ISBN Number: 0851310869

ISBN Number 13: 9780851310862

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 31927

Keywords: THOROUGHBRED RACING, FLAT POINT-TO-POINT STEEPLECHASING, THE BRITISH THOROUGHBRED, HORSE RACING HISTORY. RACEHORSES, J.F. HERRING SR.,