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A trainer loses his licence; a jockey is warned off: all in a day's work for the senior steward of the Jockey Club. But when the blackmailing starts, when a most influential corpse is found in a horse box at Newbury races, a cloud of corruption, suspicion and violence threatens to overwhelm the National Hunt season. James Thackeray, racing journalist, erratic tipster, amateur jockey, had every reason to turn detective. He'd found the body. But it was only a matter of time before the villains found him. Saddling up for the Grand National might just be the last thing he ever did...show more

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 109.22 x 175.26 x 7.62mm | 167.83g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0747241260
  • 9780747241263

About John Francome

Ex-National Hunt Champion Jockey John Francome is a broadcaster on racing for Channel 4. He lives in Berkshire.show more

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4 40% (17)
3 47% (20)
2 2% (1)
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