A Century Galloped By - HB

A Century Galloped By - HB


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Code: UJPISBN: 0731628128Format: Hard BackSeries: HorseracingPages: 522Country of Origin: AustraliaAuthor: Pacini, JohnAge Group: AdultSize: 18 x 24.5
1st Edition
Aussie Product

Equitainment's Comments

This First Edition was published in 1988, it's in very good pre-loved condition with a little cover wear of the dust jacket, all in all pages are clean, bright and tightly bound. A Century Galloped By consists of some black & white illustrations and published by Pacini.

Product Overview

The first hundred years of the Victoria Racing Club. Why wasn't the man who founded the Victoria Racing Club ever it's Chairman? Who was the true founder of the V.R.C.?

Who was the prince of the crown who might well have been assassinated at Flemington? Who offered the government a fortune to take over Flemington and oust the V.R.C.? Whose brainchild was the Melbourne Cup?

Why was a Spitfire fighter plane in England christened 'Carbine'? Why was Oaks Day tailored for the ladies?

What events took place to indicate there was a jinx on members of the royal family who visited Flemington?

These and scores of other questions are answered in 'A Century Galloped By'.

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