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A Racing Murder

by Frances Evesham

The next thrilling Ham-Hill Murder Mystery from bestselling cosy crime author Frances Evesham.

A winning horse. A fierce rivalry. A sudden death.

Belinda Sandford thrills to the cheers of the crowd as her beautiful...


by Marjorie Simmins

Somebeachsomewhere: The Harness Racing Legend from a One-Horse Stable is a work of narrative non-fiction that follows the life and career of the Ohio-born, Canadian-sired superstar pacer known as “Beach”...

Leonard's Red Fox

by Bob Leonard Red Fox

This book is a true story. No fiction! When I was a boy, my dad would not buy me a pony. This was just after the Great Depression. Money was scarce. A man working in the Youngstown steel mills would make about...

Racing for America

by James C. Nicholson

On October 20, 1923, at Belmont Park in New York, Kentucky Derby champion Zev toed the starting line alongside Epsom Derby winner Papyrus, the top colt from England, to compete for a $100,000 purse. Years of...

Score Big At The Harness Track!

by William �Bad Bill� McBride

You can pick the horses pretty good, but you can't make any money at the track? You've got money to wager, but you have trouble with predicting race outcomes? You enjoy the challenge and sport of harness horse...


by Adam Crettenden

A champion racehorse, Manikato won races at the elite level over six seasons through the late 1970s and early 1980s and became the first Australian sprinter to earn one million dollars in prize money. But, once...

Spectacular Bid

by Peter Lee

A safety pin was all that kept Spectacular Bid from becoming the eleventh Thoroughbred to take the Triple Crown. This work examines Spectacular Bid from his humble beginnings -- he was born in a mud puddle on...

The Lucky Thirteen

by Edward Bowen

In more than a century of American Thoroughbred racing, only thirteen horses have won the Triple Crown (the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes, all won in the same season). Veteran...

Horses to Follow

by Jake Colclough

Welcome to the guide for 2019. It contains fifty horses that are coming into their three-year-old seasons?colts or fillies, potential classic winners or useful handicappers in the making. The aim of the guide...

Regulating Sport for the Non-Human Athlete

by Jonathan G. Merritt

This book evaluates the status quo of integrity management within sports that involve horses worldwide. Sports governing bodies and international sports federations are very powerful organisations within their...

Taking Shergar

by Milton C. Toby

It was a cold and foggy February night in 1983 when a group of armed thieves crept onto Ballymany Stud, near The Curragh in County Kildare, Ireland, to steal Shergar, one of the Thoroughbred industry's most...

The Ride of My Life

by Michael Clayton

Michael Clayton has enjoyed a fascinating career as a professional journalist on Fleet Street – but the highlight of his career was his work as a editor and journalist in the field of horses, and with hunting...

Horse Racing's Strangest Tales

by Andrew Ward

Extraordinary but true stories from over 150 years of racing.

This hilarious, sideways look at horse racing vividly recounts many of the strangest moments and oddest incidents from over 150 years of the sport's...

The Brook Hill Horses

by Lisa Dawson Mackey

A heart warming retelling of a true story about an injured race horse and the love and hard work of a little girl that produced a triumphant team. This is one of countless success stories from Brook Hill Farm...

Prince of Penzance

by Kristen Manning

24 horses lined up for the running of the 155th Melbourne Cup. At 100-1 Prince Of Penzance was the equal outsider, backed mainly by those hoping for a fairy-tale. A popular female jockey aboard when no woman...


by Tina Sugarman

Enter the highly competitive world of Standardbred horse racing, in this exhilarating debut from an insider.  A brilliant harness horse driver whose drug habit risks costing him everything, his cousin, a trainer...

52 positive thoughts To Become An Elite Athlete

by Alain Ruiz & Agnès Ruiz

Citius, Altius, Fortius , in other words, "Faster, Higher, Stronger" Positive thoughts are essential to succeed in high-level sport. This guide is there to help you on a daily basis to surpass you, to give...

Stable Views

by Ellen E. McHale

Stable Views offers an inside look at the thoroughbred racing industry through the words and perspectives of those who labor within its stables. In more than fourteen years of field research, Ellen E. McHale...

Little Book of the Grand National

by Julian Seaman

The Grand National is the most famous horse race in the world. Officially first run in 1839, it is now watched in 140 countries on television with viewing figures of more than 500 million. Run in early April...

Gender, Work, and Harness Racing

by Elizabeth Anne Larsen

While gender equality has progressed in many sports since the second wave of the feminist movement in terms of women’s inclusion, participation, and success, harness horse racing has been recalcitrant to change....