100 Years of Horse Racing

100 Years of Horse Racing

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This book provides a fascinating insight into the stars, horses and spectators of a hundred years of this much loved sport. It offers a visual tribute to the 20th Century, with photographs from PA Photos' archives. It is a beautiful gift idea, alone or part of this invaluable series. This book offers a visual history of horse racing - the sport of kings. It contains 300 photographs from PA Photos' huge archives, spanning the whole of the 20th Century. Fans of horse racing will find this book an essential and compelling addition to their shelves - a chance to see the people, the horses and to witness the great moments of the last hundred years of their sport in Britain. The general reader will be equally fascinated by the unique insight into our recent history that these pictures provide: to modern eyes, the crowds and backgrounds are as interesting as the subjects themselves.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 206 x 208 x 24mm | 879.96g
  • AE Publications
  • Ammonite Press
  • Lewes, United Kingdom
  • English
  • full colour throughout, 300 photographs
  • 1906672326
  • 9781906672324
  • 331,247

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PA Photos is the photographic agency of the PA Group, the UK's national press agency best known as The Press Association. Established in the 19th Century, the PA has been capturing and archiving news photography for 140 years.show more

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