Description - Them and Us by John Scally
Why, every March, is there an annual invasion of the Irish to Cheltenham? Which is more important- for the Irish to win or to beat the auld enemy? These are the questions which inspire this book. Saddle up for a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the role of the Irish in the world's favourite race meeting. The experiences, insights and humour of jockeys, owners, punters, trainers and true blue royalty are all reflected in this book. heady thrills in the saddle, aspirations to greatness, the bang of the stable door, the sound of the hoof and the turf, wonderful heroes as well as villains and victims are part of the currency of Cheltenham. Experience for yourself the baying of the crowd in the most pressuriesed patch of turf in the racing kingdom.
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