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Description - Remarkable Racecourses by Tom Peacock

Remarkable Racecourses is a beautifully presented collection of amazing racecourses from five continents captured by some of the world's greatest racing photographers.
Remarkable Racecourses is a beautifully presented collection of the world's most striking racecourses. Lavish photographs and informative text show why each racecourse is unique, whether it's the oldest, longest, shortest, most southerly, most northerly, most beautiful or most extraordinary. Among the 70-plus racecourses included are Laytown in Ireland (the only race run on a beach under Turf Club rules), St. Moritz in Switzerland (which takes place on a frozen lake), Pukekohe Park in New Zealand (which is located in the centre of a motor racing circuit), Cartmel in Cumbria (where spectators enjoy the action from the centre of the circuit) and Epsom Downs in Surrey (which is a left-handed, open-ended, horseshoe-shaped course). The book travels across continents, from rural England to Outer Mongolia, to bring you the most astonishing racecourses on the planet.

Remarkable Racecourses features more than 70 racecourses including Aintree, Ascot, Baghdad Equestrian Club, Beirut Hippodrome, Birdsville, Cartmel, Champ de Mars, Capannelle, Chantilly, Cheltenham, Chepstow, Chester, Ellerslie, Epsom Downs, Flemington, Goodwood, Hamilton Park, Happy Valley, Hialeah Park, Iffezheim, Kernic Bay, Laytown, Longchamp, Mahalaxmi, Maisons-Laffitte, Meydan, Moonee Valley, Newmarket, Pontefract, Pukekohe Park, Santa Anita, St. Moritz, Tokyo, Turffontein, Woodbine.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781911216872
ISBN-10: 1911216872
Format: Hardback
(244mm x 279mm x 22mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Pavilion Books
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Tom Peacock

Tom Peacock worked for the Press Association for the best part of a decade and most recently was a racing reporter for the Daily Telegraph. Tom has twice been nominated as Reporter of the Year at the Horserace Writers & Photographers Association (HWPA) awards and has appeared as an expert for CNN.

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