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The Principles of Combination Handicapping Methods of Isolating Superior & Inferior Racehorse Performance

By: Andersen, J.B.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: MD, TBS Publishing: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 38095

Condition: Very Good +


Hunter green & dark blue striping with yellow/gold writing paperback has a bit of curling along front edge, tips are have been lightly bumped and there is a tiny ding on upper edge from a hard bump otherwise shows well. 214 pages are tight with crisp text and no tears or writing. Over a five year period the author meticulously constructs and analyzes various combinations of handicapping factors from five broad categories: final time, pace, position, workouts and trainers. View more info

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Equine Fitness A Conditioning Program of Exercises & Routines for Your Horse

By: Ballou, Jec Aristotle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Storey Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44142

ISBN: 1603424636

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality 1st edition book, no dj. Glossy color illustrated covers show negligible wear at tips from storage, internally flawless save for presentation label on inside cover, donating the book to the National Sporting Library. This is not a former 'library' copy, it was never entered, no call tags, pocket or any library stickers etc. 135 pp plus 48 perforated cards that describe the exercises, carry the cards in your pocket (laminate them first, our suggestion), refer to the cards while riding, try exercises designed by celebrity riders and trainers, including Jennifer Bryant, Jim Masterson... View more info

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Paul Mellon Visionary of the Turf SIGNED

By: Bush, Francis Marion

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Booksurge LLC: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 27005

ISBN: 141961570X

Condition: Fine


Signed by author "Your very best, Francis" on fep. 122 pp. Tight bright paperback with color photo of Paul Mellon and two horses on cover. Includes: National and International Recognitions/ Wealth of Life/ Life at Rokeby Farm/ Equestrian Days/ Loyalty to Trainers/ Point-to-Point and Steeplechase Racing/ Steeplechase Horses, Racing Records and Earnings/ Steeplechases Horses, Ranking/ Flat Track Horses, Racing Records and Earnings/ Flat Track Horses, Black Type Records/ Flat Track Horses, Graded Stakes Records/ Flat Track Horses, Rankings/ List of Illustrations/ Bibliography/ Index. View more info

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The Turf

By: Carr, Sara & Raymond

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, NY, Oxford University Press: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46955

ISBN: 0192141147

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing hardcover in dark green textured paper covered boards with bright gilt spine title. An addition into the Small Oxford Books series, it is not ex-library, it shows sharp tips and barely brushed spine ends, the 112 pp text is crisp with ghosting from an erased pencil price on fep. Un-clipped original, glossy dust wrapper in new mylar displays beautifully. A lovely gift book, the perfect size to tuck into a Christmas stocking: 8" x 4" x 1/2". Illustrated with a myriad of black and white line drawings such as the one on the jacket. It contains, prose, ... View more info

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Courses For Horses

By: Coldrey, Christpher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43824

ISBN: 0851313051

Condition: Very Good


Lovely straight glossy hardcover with light sunning along spine edge. 112 pp text crisp and unmarked. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos an line drawings. Used by course designers, show officials, trainers, and instructors everywhere, this book is packed with practical advice on the basic principles of safe course building. Special chapters on Water Jumps and designing courses for ponies. View more info

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Dressage Insights Excerpts from Experts

By: Connelly, Kathy; Whittlesey, Marietta

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MD, Half Halt Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37020

ISBN: 0939481383

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hard cover in like dust wrapper, as new inside and out. 164 pp. Imagine having the opportunity to pose your own riding questions to the most experience experts in the dressage community! Contributors include: Carol Lavell, Bent Jensen, Ann Guptill, Jessica Ransenhousen, Gary Rocketll, Carol Grant Oldford, Pam Goodrich/ Robert Dover/ Charlotte Bredahl, Jane Savoie, Anne Gribbons, Belinda Nairn, Gwen Blake and Kathy Connelly. View more info

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

By: Craig, Dennis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1963

Edition: Third Revised Enlarged Edition

Seller Id: 31927

ISBN: 0851310869

Condition: Fine


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 Tu... View more info

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The Post and Paddock with Recollectionms of George IV, Sam Chifney, Dick Christian and Other Turf and Racing Celebrities

By: Dixon, Henry Hall (The Druid)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Vinton & Co., Limited: 1912

Edition: Third Edition

Seller Id: 32015

Condition: Fair


Red leather boards with backstrip missing, 372 pg text tight and unmarked with occasional light foxing. Two taped closed tears, one chip from carelessly opened page. Offered as a bookbinding candidate. One of seven volumes in the "Druid Sporting Library". Reminiscences of horse racing and foxhunting in England. Chapters include: Turf History/ Trainers and Jockeys/ The Betting Ring/ Mr. Kirby and the Foreigners/ Newmarket in the Olden Time/ Sam Chifney/ George IV/ Lord Darlington and Mr. Thornhill/ Priam and Zinganer/ Cardsellers, Touts, and Augurs/ Blood Sires/ Blood Mares/ Breeding o... View more info

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Montpelier The Recollections of Marion DuPont Scott as Told to Gerald Strine

By: DuPont Scott, Marion

Price: $127.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45791

ISBN: 068414798X

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition in oatmeal colored linen boards with paste-on art in gilt border of the DuPont racing silks on frt board. Boards bright and clean, only a trace of soil on foot of boards, tips sharp, spine ends barely bumped. Micro 'ding' on foot of rear board, Internally as new without names, tears or soil. 219 pp. Color photo dj has no damage, displays beautifully in new mylar. NOT ex-library. Profusely illustrated with color and b/w photos throughout. Collectible and much sought volume. A very readable memoir, well written and lively. Recounts Marion's days as a child in England and spans a... View more info

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Montpelier The Recollections of Marion DuPont Scott as Told to Gerald Strine

By: DuPont Scott, Marion

Price: $107.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34096

ISBN: 068414798X

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition in oatmeal colored linen boards with paste-on art in gilt border of the DuPont racing silks on frt board. Light age-toning and spotting on boards, tips remain sharp, although slightly brushed. Lightly bowed frt board. Internally as new without names, tears or soil. Color photo dj has chip at lower fore-edge of flap fold and one closed tear at foot of rear panel but displays well in new mylar. NOT ex-library. 219 pp. Profusely illustrated with color and b/w photos throughout. Collectible and much sought volume. A very readable memoir, well written and lively. Recounts Marion's days ... View more info

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McGovern's Horses

By: Elsen, Tim

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Methuen London Ltd: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46595

ISBN: 0413501302

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover (so stated) in green slick paper covered boards with gilt spine title. Not exlib. Tips and spine ends barely bumped, faint foxing on endpapers, rest of 208 pp text is clean, crisp and unmarked. no names, tears or soil. When horse trainer Mike McGovern was offered the chance to buy a brilliant stable of race horses, including the magnificent El Dorado for the knock-down price of 10 million, he did not hesitate. But with the McGovern stables short of cash, there was no alternative but to go to a shady money-lender for the sum, and that meant putting his ... View more info

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Fan's Guide To Harness Racing

By: Emerson, Elliot

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Greenberg: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31114

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant 1st edition in red cloth with sharp tips and spine ends. Glue residue on frt pastedown from removed bookplate. Price clipped dj with lightly sunned spine shows chipping at spine ends and rubbing at tips but displays well with b/w photo image of three racing trotters abreast. 200 pg reference tells what to look for when you bet, differences between trotters and pacers, terms, equipment, performance charts, driver ratings, records, breeding, history, owners, trainers, stakes, futurities, early closers etc. View more info

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Conditioning To Win

By: Equine Research Publications Staff; Wagoner, Don M., Editor

Price: $18.00

Publisher: TX, Equine Research Inc: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45672

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in black pebbled leather boards with bright gilt titles. 312 pp crisp and unmarked. Beautiful copy with former owners inkless, embossed name circle on upper fore-edge of first two pages and touch of age-toning on edge of page block. Nice overview of conditioning based on various breeds and uses, along with comments by 16 different trainers as to how they 'leg up' their horses. View more info

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Monte Forman's Horse-Training Science

By: Foreman, Monte; Wyse, Patrick

Price: $12.00

Publisher: OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1984

Seller Id: MK46632

ISBN: 0806115831

Condition: Very Good


Second printing of the first edition. Gift quality hardcover in blue leatherette covered boards with silver gilt spine title on a 144 pp text. Color art drawn dj cover has one closed tear at head of frt panel, one at head of rear panel and light color loss at tips. No chips, no soil or marginal notes found. One former owner's name at head of solid blue endpaper, else crisp and unmarked. View more info

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The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes Racing and Steeple-Chasing

By: His Grace the Duke of Beaufort; Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire and W.G. Craven; The Hon F. Lawley; Coventry, Arthur; Watson, Alfred E.T.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1887

Edition: Second Edition

Seller Id: 33049

Condition: Good


Bumped and rubbed extremities, spine slightly cocked, lovely illust endpps show heavy foxing and tasteful bookplate from the County Club of Brookline, Mass on frt pastedown. Tissue guarded frontis shows foxing, color plate itself only faintly foxed, tissue more so. 419 pp text tight with occasional foxing throughout. A foundation work on the subject, includes: RACING: History of Horse Racing, Horses of Ancient Britain, The Progress of the Sport, History of the Jockey Club, Racing Officials, Newmarket, Racing in the "Provinces", Racing Servants, Breeding, Treatment of Yearlings, Early... View more info

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Lyons On Horses John Lyons' Proven Conditioned-Response Training Program

By: Lyons, John; with Sinclair Browning

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 30092

ISBN: 038541398X

Condition: Fine


1st edition, 1st printing hardcover is crisp and unread with sharp tips and spine ends. Unclipped dust wrapper in new mylar looks great. 226 pp. "With emphasis on understanding and communicating with the horse, and on the application of gentle persuasion over force, John Lyons covers every critical aspect of training, from the first saddling and ride to ground training and trail work. Lyons on Horses offers practical and sound advice that is valuable to all riders and trainers, both English and Western style, who will benefit tremendously from using the revolutionary techniques offered i... View more info

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Working With Horses A Roundup of Careers

By: O'Connor, Karen

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46139

ISBN: 0396078125

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely copy with all pages and pocket present. DJ in mylar displays well. Corners lightly rubbed, first packet of sewn-in text shaken but not loose. 121 pp. Lists and describes many careers available to horse lovers based on interviews with people in the field, to the various careers available in the horse industry including farrier, wrangler, riding instructor and veterinarian. View more info

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A Dream of Horses SIGNED

By: Oldham, Mary

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co. LTD: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: R46596

ISBN: 0245593217

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality Author Signed first edition hardcover in green paper covered boards with cream spine title. Not exlib. Foot of spine barely bumped, all other extremities still sharp. Signed Mary Oldham on title page atop of a non-authorial gift presentation statement under author's signature. Remainder of 157 pp text is clean, crisp and unmarked, no names, tears or soil. Un-clipped color illustrated jacket has art that wraps around to backstrip. Faint color loss at head of frt flap fold, and light, even soil on white background rear panel that shows other equine novels by another author. ... View more info

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Easter the Showjumper

By: Peel, H. M.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Fidra: 2009

Seller Id: R46807

ISBN: 1906123195

Condition: As New


Collectible, gift quality paperback. Brand new, never read, sharp tips and spine ends. 179 pp text is flawless. No names, tears or soil and it is not exlib. Paper covers are a pea soup green with a framed illustration on frt cov of a woman riding a paint or pinto horse who looks to be a real 'goer'. His head is up, he's up on his rear feet with both front hooves in the air and her reins are straining to hold him back. Ann Henderson and her husband Jim believe their beautiful mare, Easter, has show jumping potential which would establish them as breeders and trainers of champions. But tr... View more info

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Ruff's Guide to the Turf and The Sporting Life Annual 1972

By: Simcocks, Julian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, The Sporting Life: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28623

ISBN: 0901091030

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright green hardcover with bright gilt titles shows some 'mottling' of edges near bottom edge of front and rear boards, corners still sharp. Internally as new. DJ in new mylar shows negligible surface wear, displays beautifully. 463 pp with b/w photos. Tabulated racing facts, bloodstock details, coverage of English & Irish racing seasons, and profiles of champion owners, trainers & jockeys. Top flat race owner and horse of the year for 1971 are Paul Mellon and Mill Reef with a two page article on man and horse are included herein. Brilliant copy more than suitable for any collector. View more info