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Insane and Unseemly: British Racing in World War Two
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Insane and Unseemly: British Racing in World War Two (Paperback)

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A comprehensive account of how and why horse racing was able to continue throughout the Second World War, despite repeated controversy over its doing so. Insane and Unseemly is based on extensive, original research into Home Office and Jockey Club papers and first-hand recollections of staff from three leading stables.

Sport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationEquestrian & animal sportsHorse racing Publisher: Troubador Publishing Publication Date: 01/12/2008 ISBN-13: 9781848760349  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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John Saville is a retired local government officer. He has been interested in racing since his childhood in the late 1940s and was a part-time point-to-point correspondent for over thirty years. He has written articles for professional journals, but this is his first book.

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