The History of Australian Thoroughbred Racing Volume Two


The History of Australian Thoroughbred Racing Volume Three is as much a history of Australia as a history of Australian thoroughbred horse racing. This book covers the social and political history of racing throughout Australia in the period 1939 to 2007, from war to equine influenza, totes and SP bookies to TAB corporations, champion horses, jockeys and trainers, scandals and glories, outback scrubbers to Bernborough, Tulloch and Makybe Diva … and literally a cast of thousands. Uniquely giving emphasis to the story in the smaller states as well as the larger and richer ones, the book also examines the turbulent recent history of the sport, or industry, in an attempt to demystify the jargon of privatization, read more

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ISBN:

9781740664905

Format:

Hardback

Dimensions:

39cm x 27cm

RRP:

$99.00

Category:

History , Fiction

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 October 2008

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Andrew Lemon