Front Runners

Front Runners : More of the Best of Brough Scott

By (author) Brough Scott

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This book is a collection of pieces about horseracing and other sports, from the 1991 Sports Feature Writer of the Year. The features on horseracing include: the author's own chaotic journey over the Aintree fences, El Gran Senor's 2000 Guineas victory, Dawn Run's Cheltenham Gold Cup win, Dancing Brave taking the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe in Paris and Teleprompter beating the American horses in Chicago's Arlington Million. The book also contains features on Peter Scudamore and Lester Piggott. A range of features on other sports are also included, from Barry McGuigan's defeat in Nevada and England's Grand Slam at Twickenham, to the Tour De France's toughest day. The author's previous books include "The World of Flat Racing" and "On and Off the Rails".

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  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 01 May 1992
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Gollancz
  • London
  • English
  • b&w photographs
  • 0575052074
  • 9780575052079