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    Running Racing: Jockey Club Years from 1750 (Hardback) By (author) John Tyrrel, By (author) Michael Tanner, Foreword by Lord Hartington

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    DescriptionThis is an illustrated history of one of the world's most highly regarded sporting organizations, The Jockey Club. Through the eyes of famous sports figures of the turf, the book presents the drama of the "sport of kings". Early stories recount scandalous goings-on concerning certain members of the club. Through the days of Bunbury, Bentinck and Admiral Rous, to the present day when the Jockey Club has reached a watershed, where the British Horseracing Board has taken over the policy-making, leaviong the Jockey Club as a regulatory body. The Material is drawn from the Jockey Club archives and from the Horseracing Museum. The author John Tyrrel died in 1995. He is the author of "The Breeders Book of Horseracing Records", "Racecourses on the Flat" and "Chasing Around Britain". The last chapter has been rewritten and brought up to date by the racing author Michael Tanner.


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    Title
    Running Racing
    Subtitle
    Jockey Club Years from 1750
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Tyrrel, By (author) Michael Tanner, Foreword by Lord Hartington
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 214 mm
    Height: 270 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 980 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781899163069
    ISBN 10: 1899163069
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJ
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKE
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JF, 3JH
    LC subject heading: , ,
    B&T General Subject: 760
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.3
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 798.400941
    Libri: I-SR
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    BIC subject category V2: WSNB
    DC22: 798.4
    BISAC V2.8: SPO021000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKE, 3JJ, 3JH, 3JF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14480
    Thema V1.0: NHTB, SKG
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3MP, 3ML, 3MN
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DDU-GB-E
    Edition
    3
    Illustrations note
    156 colour and b&w illustrations
    Publisher
    Quiller Publishing Ltd
    Imprint name
    QUILLER PRESS
    Publication date
    01 July 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Shrewsbury