Best Australian Racing Stories: From Archer to Makybe Diva by Jim Haynes

By Jim Haynes

do you know that Jorrocks raced until the grand previous age of nineteen? Or that Melbourne Cup - winner Grand Flaneur by no means misplaced a race? Or that Sunline used to be the pinnacle stakes-winning mare on the earth in her day?

The top Australian Racing tales is chock-a-block with the victories and tragedies of those remarkable champions and lots of extra. Insiders exhibit attention-grabbing tales of the rags-to-riches lives of Tony Santic, Bart Cummings and T.J. Smith. a few of Australia's best writers, resembling Banjo Paterson, C.J. Dennis and Les Carlyon, inform tall stories and actual of the racing lifestyles from Australia's earliest colonial occasions to the current day. Nat Gould, Jim Haynes, Bruce Montgomerie, Crackers Keenan and so on proportion relocating thoughts, enticing yarns and laughs galore, making sure that the coat-tuggers, touts and urgers are by no means faraway from view and that the good characters of the tune survive.

Whether you're a racing tragic, a lover of horses or a two-bob, once-a-year punter, you are going to love this horseracing get together that ripples with the entire laughter, romance, heartbreak and humanity of the game of kings.

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