Horse Racing Terms

by Rosemary Coates

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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.


100 Colour illustrations


Sep 06, 2018


About the Author:

Rosemary Coates studied at the Ruskin School of Fine Art and Drawing, Oxford University. Famous for her paintings of domestic animals, her maps of UK racecourses and hunting countries, she lives in Northamptonshire.

Her motto 'Have paintbrush, will travel' has taken her across the UK and Ireland

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