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Under Starter's Orders: A Guide to Racing on the Flat, Ayres, Michael, and Gary Newbon
1 Ayres, Michael, and Gary Newbon Under Starter's Orders: A Guide to Racing on the Flat
David & Charles 1975 0715363387 / 9780715363386 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Very Good Good Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, racecourse plans, etc. 
Light shelf wear only. Inscription on rear endpaper. Wrapper now protected in removable clear acetate sleeve. 208pp. including three appendices, glossary and index 752002 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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Racing Champion Desert Orchid, Dorman, John, with an introduction by  Simon Sherwood
2 Dorman, John, with an introduction by Simon Sherwood Racing Champion Desert Orchid
The Crowood Press 1989 `1852233818 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Very Good Very Good Illustrated in colour and black-and-white 
Light shelf wear only. Previous owner's name on endpaper Wrapper price clipped. . 144pp including statistical section. Biography of one of the all-time favourite racehorses. 756043 
Price: 7.16 GBP
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A Race Apart: The History of the Grand National [SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR], Green, Reg
3 Green, Reg A Race Apart: The History of the Grand National [SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR]
Hodder and Stoughton 1988 0340415789 / 9780340415788 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Fine Fine Illustrated in colour and black-and-white with photographs, art works, facsimile documents, etc., etc. 
Signed on the dedication page by the Author, and with a long inscription to a friend . Wrapper now protected in removable clear acetate sleeve. 383pp including index 728022 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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4 Greetham, G et al Chasers and Hurdlers 1986/87
Portway Press for Timeform 1987 0900599456 / 9780900599453 Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Good. Illustrated with mono photos throughout text 
Wrapper has some edge wear. 1044pp. Price includes heavy book shipping adjustment. WE WILL NOT ASK FOR EXTRA SHIPPING. 112820 
Price: 10.35 GBP
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5 Greetham, G et al Chasers and Hurdlers 1987/88
Portway Press for Timeform 1988 0900599472 / 9780900599477 Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Good. Illustrated with mono photos throughout text 
Wrapper has some edge wear. 1004pp. Price includes heavy book shipping adjustment. WE WILL NOT ASK FOR EXTRA SHIPPING. 112821 
Price: 10.35 GBP
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The Racehorse Trainer: Profiles of twenty-one of the worlds leading flat-race trainers, Haigh, Paul
6 Haigh, Paul The Racehorse Trainer: Profiles of twenty-one of the worlds leading flat-race trainers
Partridge Press 1990 1852251301 / 9781852251307 Hardback with Dust Wrapper Fine Near Fine Illustrated with colour photographs by George Selwyn 
Includes Henry Cecil, Guy Harwood, Dick Hern, Vincent O'Brien, Luca Cumani, Tommy Smith, Charlie Whittingham, Wrapper now protected in clear acetate. 572116 
Price: 7.16 GBP
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Red Rum: Full And Extraordinary Story Of A Horse Of Courage, Herbert, Ivor
7 Herbert, Ivor Red Rum: Full And Extraordinary Story Of A Horse Of Courage
William Luscombe Publisher Ltd 1974 0860020789 / 9780860020783 Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Very Good. Good. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs 
Wrapper (now protected) has edge wear and rubbing. 271 pp. including three appendices. The story of an extraordinary horse, who not only beat the course record for the Grand National by some 18 seconds, but went on to win the race a record three times. 647142 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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The Queen Mother's Horses, Herbert, Ivor
8 Herbert, Ivor The Queen Mother's Horses
Pelham Books 1967 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Good to Very Good Good to Very Good Illustrated with colour and black-and-white photographs . 
Light shelf wear Gift inscription on endpaper. Wrapper now protected in removable clear acetate sleeve. 244pp. including six statistical appendices and an index 752003 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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Grand National: The Official Celebration of 150 Years, Holland, Anne
9 Holland, Anne Grand National: The Official Celebration of 150 Years
Macdonald / Queen Anne Press 1988 0356155714 / 9780356155715 Hardback with dust wrapper Good to Very Good Very Good Illustrated in colour and black-and-white throughout 
EX-library with the usual stamps and imperfections, otherwise Very Good Large 4to: 223pp including index 768250 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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10 Holland, Anne with an intro by Julian Wilson Classic Horse races: Famous moments from the history of the flat, steeplechase and hurdles.
Macdonald & Co for M&S 1989 Large format paperback UNREAD slight shelf wear only Superb colour and black-and-white photographs, maps of the courses and jockey's colours. 
A history of great races and great horses, from Hyperion winning the first ever Derby through to Red Rum and Desert Orchid. With lists of winners since 1946 of every important race 118751 
Price: 7.43 GBP
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11 Holland, Anne, with a foreword by Jonjo O'Neill Steeplechasing: A celebration of 250 Years
Little, Brown 2001 0316857734 / 9780316857734 Hardback with dust wrapper. Fine Very Good Lavishly Illustrated in colour and black-and-white with some superb action photographs 
Wrapper has considerable wear along top edge, and some internal archive tape reinforcement. Biographies, history, facts, horses, jockeys, dramatic moments, characters, Devon Loch, Red Rum, Arkle, Cheltenham, HM the Queen Mother, Uncle O'Sullevan and all. A superb book for anybody interested in the sport. 118755 
Price: 7.88 GBP
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Coming to the Last: A Tribute to Peter O'Sullevan, Magee, Sean (ed)
12 Magee, Sean (ed) Coming to the Last: A Tribute to Peter O'Sullevan
Partridge Press 1997 1852252634 / 9781852252632 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper. Fine Fine Illustrated in colour 
Tributes on his retirement to a man who was for 50m years the voice of British Racing. Contributors include HM The Queen, her Royal Mother, and a starting line up of jockeys, trainers, punters, showbiz folk, and the man himself. 501063 
Price: 6.26 GBP
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The Channel Four Book of Racing, Magee, Sean, with an introduction by Brough Scott
13 Magee, Sean, with an introduction by Brough Scott The Channel Four Book of Racing
Sidgwick and Jackson / Channel Four 1989 028399956X / 9780283999567 Hardback with dust wrapper. Fine Fine Illustrated in colour and black-and-white with photographs from the library of Gerry Cranham 
A companion guide to the best racing program on British Television. 562267 
Price: 6.26 GBP
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A Racing Companion, Oaksey, Lord and Bob Rodney (Edited By)
14 Oaksey, Lord and Bob Rodney (Edited By) A Racing Companion
W. H. Smith Ltd 1992 1852911174 / 9781852911171 Hardback with dust wrapper Fine Very Good or better 
Over 200 extracts from books, newspapers and magazines covers every aspect of the racing scene, with contributions from owners, trainers, jockeys, commentators, breeders, bookies, and even punters. A wonderful read for anybody interested in the sport. Price includes heavy book shipping adjustment. We will not ask for extra shipping. 521047 
Price: 12.15 GBP
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Short Heads and Tall Tales, Piggott, Lester, with Roy David
15 Piggott, Lester, with Roy David Short Heads and Tall Tales
Stanley Paul 1986 0091662605 / 9780091662608 First Edition Hardback with pictorial cover. Near Fine Illustrated with cartoons by John Ireland 
Racing anecdotes and funny stories from a man whose expressions have been said to run the gamut from a frown to a scowl. Surprisingly amusing 501061 
Price: 2.95 GBP
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Back Page Racing: A Century of Newspaper Coverage., Plumptre, George
16 Plumptre, George Back Page Racing: A Century of Newspaper Coverage.
Queen Anne Press / Macdonald 1989 0356172651 / 9780356172651 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Near Fine Illustrated in black-and-white throughout, with photographs, facsimile newspaper material, etc. 
Light shelf wear only. Gift inscription on copyright page. Wrapper (price clipped) now protected in removable clear acetate sleeve. Large 4to: 200pp. The hundred=year story of racing journalism. 756044 
Price: 7.16 GBP
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17 Pryor, Sean Lester
Guild Publishing 1985 Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Very Good Illustrated with mono photos 
A Biography of Lester Piggott. Picture of Lester on front of wrapper seems a bit faded - but maybe he always looks like that. 198717 
Price: 4.50 GBP
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18 Ramsden, Caroline Racing Without Tears.
Rupert Hart-Davis 1952 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper very Good very Good Illustrated by Marguerite Steen 
Horse racing terms and procedures explained for the layman. Not guaranteed to win you any money, but at least you'll make your losses sound convincing. 199587 
Price: 6.30 GBP
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My Story, Richards, Sir Gordon
19 Richards, Sir Gordon My Story
Hodder and Stoughton 1955 First Edition Hardback without dust wrapper Good Illustrated with black-and-white photographs 
Some overall wear. 256pp. The autobiography of one of the greatest jockeys of all time, winner of the Derby, the 2000 guineas (three times), the 1000 guineas, (three times), The Oaks (twice), the St Leger (five times) Champion Jockey 26 times, with nearly 5000 winners in his career. 738079 
Price: 3.56 GBP
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The World of Flat Racing, Scott, Brough
20 Scott, Brough The World of Flat Racing
Tadworth: World's Work Ltd 1983 0437156001 / 9780437156006 Hardback with Dust Wrapper Near Fine Very Good Illustrated with colour and black-and-white photographs by Gerry Cranham 
Our price includes a shipping adjustment to allow for an extra heavy book or set. Normal shipping/postage rates will apply. We will not ask you for extra shipping. 572115 
Price: 8.96 GBP
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