The Horse Racing Quiz Book: 250 Questions on Horse Racing History
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Author:
Hugh Larkin




Classification:
Sport/Horse Racing


Brief Description: Are you a fan of horse racing? Do follow all the big races and enjoy the occasional bet? Can you name the great jockeys through the years and the events they have won? If you answered yes to any of the above, or would like to find out more about professional horse racing, you won’t want to be without the new Horse Racing Quiz Book.
Which two fences are only jumped once in the Grand National? Part of which UK racecourse is within a famous area known as the Knavesmire? What are the Christian names of the Hills twins, both Classic winning jockeys? The answers to these and many similar questions can all be found in this book.
The 250 questions, some easy, some more challenging, will quickly uncover how much you know about the fast-paced world of horse racing. Covering all the big races, famous jockeys, racecourses, horses, owners and trainers as well as the history of horse racing, this is a must-have for anyone interested in this action-packed sport.

Special Note: This book is only available as an ebook.

About the Author: Hugh Larkin grew up in the Black Country and was keen on sport from an early age, absorbing facts and information as well as taking part in a range of sports. He has always been a big fan of speedway.
Hugh has an MA in South-East Asian Studies from Hull University, where he chose to study because of the city’s rugby league and speedway connections. In 1990, Hugh appeared on ITV's Sportmasters quiz programme, hosted by Dickie Davies, and went on to reach the quarter-finals.
In 1992, Hugh co-authored the Cricket Quiz Book and also contributed to a ‘Square Football’ Book about the Premier League. Between 2000 and 2003 Hugh contributed match reports on non-league games to the ‘Pyramid Football’ website. He also wrote a regular column for Partybets.com.
In recent years, Hugh has written for the football website ‘Square Football’ which led to appearances on Inside Soccer, a US radio programme, where he acted as an occasional Premier League pundit.
Hugh currently works as a careers advisor and lives in Burnley with his wife Jan.


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Publication Date:29 August 2013
Digital eBook ISBN 13:978-1-909949-55-3
Digital pdf ISBN 13:978-1-909949-56-0
eBook Price (UK):£2.49
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