The Resource Mr. Darley's Arabian : high life, low life, sporting life : a history of racing in twenty-five horses, Christopher McGrath

Mr. Darley's Arabian : high life, low life, sporting life : a history of racing in twenty-five horses, Christopher McGrath

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Mr. Darley's Arabian : high life, low life, sporting life : a history of racing in twenty-five horses
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Mr. Darley's Arabian
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high life, low life, sporting life : a history of racing in twenty-five horses
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Christopher McGrath
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Mister Darley's Arabian
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Title
Mr. Darley's Arabian
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A history of horse racing through the bloodline of 25 exceptional Arabian steeds explores how horse racing reflects the relationship between horses and humans, tracing the story of an unlikely sire while exploring the scandals, adventures and fortunes of each subsequent generation
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10554538
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PNX
Dewey number
636.1/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
SF338
LC item number
.M38 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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high life, low life, sporting life: a history of racing in twenty-five horses
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high life, low life, sporting life: a history of racing in twenty-five horses
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Christopher McGrath
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Mr. Darleys Arabian
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high life, low life, sporting life: a history of racing in twenty-five horses
Mr. Darley's Arabian : high life, low life, sporting life : a history of racing in twenty-five horses, Christopher McGrath
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Mr. Darley's Arabian : high life, low life, sporting life : a history of racing in twenty-five horses, Christopher McGrath
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First published in Great Britain in 2016 by John Murray (publishers)
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-406) and index
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Contents
Part I. Roots -- "The most esteemed race amongst the Arrabs both by Syre and Dam" -- "The cross strains now in being are without end" -- A groom with a view -- A day at the races: Outwood Racecourse, Wakefield, 4 September 1745 -- "He won as many hearts in Newmarket as he lost in Scotland" -- Part II. Rakes -- "Eclipse first, the rest nowhere" -- Breeding discontent -- The way ahead -- A day at the races: Epsom, 16 May 1793 -- The regeneration gap -- Part III. Ringers and wrong 'uns -- Nobblers, broken heads and the "artful dodger of the corps" -- The west awake -- "I see a rum set in my day...But these beat all calculation" -- A day at the races: Doncaster, 17 September 1845 -- "Mr Palmer passes me five times in five minutes" -- Part IV. Age of the iron horse -- Full steam ahead -- Old sweats and new money -- A day at the races: Epsom, 20 May 1863 -- "She is my brood mare. the others are my hacks" -- A day at the races: Alexandra Palace, 1 July 1868 -- "The lad rode as well as any could" -- Part V. The fast set -- "My God, Berkeley, this is too hot!" -- A day at the races: Ascot, 17 June 1897 -- "He is far ahead of the lot, even with all his faults" -- Jewels in the crown -- Part VI. War horses -- "All their young men are killed" -- A day at the races: Epsom, 6 June 1923 -- "I have no method. Method is imitation. I invent." -- Part VII. Raising the stakes -- "Chuck, what I tol' you?" -- A day at the races: Churchill Downs, 2 May 1964 -- "Bang him on the nose early, Bobby. Make his eyes water." -- "They'd run through a wall for you." -- "I'd be surprised if there's ever been a better horse."
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24 cm
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Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xv, 426 pages
Isbn
9781681773384
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(hbk.)
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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cat13
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illustrations (some color)
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