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Peter O'Sullevan's Horse Racing Heroes (edition 2005)

by Sir Peter O'Sullevan

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Peter O'Sullevan has been at the heart of horse racing for sixty years. For BBC TV viewers he was The Voice of Racing as his distinctive tones formed part of the folk memory of the sport's greatest occasions - Nijinsky's Derby, Red Rum's Grand Nationals, Dawn Run and Desert Orchid's Gold Cups....... Now the multi-award-winning Sir Peter pays tribute to the heroes - equine and human - who have enriched his racing life: Lester Piggot; Gordon Richards; Fred Winter; Rae Johnstone; Scobie Breasley; Vincent O'Brien; Paddy Prendergast; Alec Head; Arkle; Sea Bird II; Be Friendly; Attivo; In this beautifully illustrated book, one racing hero pays affectionate homage to twelve heroes of his own, in his own elegant prose.… (more)
Member:HongKongJockeyClub
Title:Peter O'Sullevan's Horse Racing Heroes
Authors:Sir Peter O'Sullevan
Info:Highdown (2005), Paperback, 160 pages
Collections:HKJC Racing Books - Andrew Li's Collection
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Tags:Horse racing, Race horses, Jockeys, Racehorse trainers

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Peter O'Sullevan has been at the heart of horse racing for sixty years. For BBC TV viewers he was The Voice of Racing as his distinctive tones formed part of the folk memory of the sport's greatest occasions - Nijinsky's Derby, Red Rum's Grand Nationals, Dawn Run and Desert Orchid's Gold Cups....... Now the multi-award-winning Sir Peter pays tribute to the heroes - equine and human - who have enriched his racing life: Lester Piggot; Gordon Richards; Fred Winter; Rae Johnstone; Scobie Breasley; Vincent O'Brien; Paddy Prendergast; Alec Head; Arkle; Sea Bird II; Be Friendly; Attivo; In this beautifully illustrated book, one racing hero pays affectionate homage to twelve heroes of his own, in his own elegant prose.

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