Racing Non Fiction
History of Horseracing
Horseracing has stood the test of time as a great sporting spectacle, with the capacity to stir deep emotions in the enthusiast. It remains as popular now as it was over 400 years ago, when the first official meeting took place in Britain.
Black Caviar: The Horse That Won the Hearts of a Nation - HB
It's so remarkable, it's almost absurd. There has been a dynamic I've never understood, the way people have warmed to her. She is re-defining our lives. Part-owner Colin Madden.
The Kentucky Derby - HB
Each year on the first Saturday in May, the world turns its attention to the twin spires of Churchill Downs for the high-stakes excitement of the "greatest two minutes in sports," the Kentucky Derby.
The Master: A Personnal Portrait of Bart Cummings - HB
In the world of horse racing, Bart Cummings is the master. His astonishing tally of twelve Melbourne Cup wins arguably makes him the greatest trainer in Australia's history and, by statistical measures, as freakish as Bradman.