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Horse Racing Terms

An Illustrated Guide

A day at the races can be a confusing time. But thanks to this little book, no longer will you be out of the loop when the talk turns to:

•     Steeplechasers
•     Weighing Rooms
•     Maiden Stakes
•     A Weaver
•     A colt, a filly, a brood mare, stallion stud
•     Bumpers
•     On the Nod
•     Nursery Stakes
•     The Field
•     Gone to Post
•     An Each-way Bet

Artist and racing enthusiast Rosemary Coates explains in a nutshell, using words and her witty illustrations, exactly what those mysterious racing terms mean.

Author: Rosemary Coates
ISBN: 978 1 910723 74 6
Published: September 2018
Format: 168 x 143 mm
Binding: Hardback
No. of pages: 144
100 colour illustrations
Price: £8.99

Horse Racing Terms by Rosemary Coates

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