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Horse Racing in India: A Royal Legacy

Lynn Deas

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ISBN 10: 9385285238 / ISBN 13: 9789385285233
Editorial: Niyogi Books, New Delhi, India, 2016
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Few things are as exhilarating and can be compared to the finishing dash of a horse race.Charting the hitherto untold story of Indian horse racing, Horse Racing in India: A Royal Legacy is a monumental effort to illustrate the glorious history of Indian racing. It recalls, with its exquisitely detailed content and breathtaking photographs, the lustre and old charm of the sport as it used to be, and testifies the passion that is still held for horse racing in India.The reader is taken on a fascinating journey through two centuries that reveals the majesty and raw competition of horse racing. Horse Racing in India offers a singular, panoramic view of the sport's existence. It serves to inform and inspire the reader, evoking a sense of patriotism, and remedies the issue of the want of comprehensive information about Indian racing.The book is written in chronological order and details and celebrates, among other things, horse breeding in India, races of historical importance and significance, and illustrious jockeys and trainers. It also includes intriguing information about famed owners and equally famous horses, and vision statements by the chairmen of the major turf clubs in the country.Most prominently, it brings to light the pertinence of the 'sport of kings' to both the past and future of Indian society. Printed Pages: 292. N° de ref. de la librería 108417

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Título: Horse Racing in India: A Royal Legacy

Editorial: Niyogi Books, New Delhi, India

Año de publicación: 2016

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: New

Edición: First Edition.

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· Horse Racing in India is the first book to present a comprehensive and panoramic view of horse racing in the Indian subcontinent
· Lynn Deas is also the publisher of Racing World, India's only equestrian racing magazine, launched in 2003

Charting the hitherto untold story of Indian horse racing, Horse Racing in India: A Royal Legacy is a monumental effort to etch the highlights of Indian racing. It recalls, with its exquisitely detailed content and breathtaking photographs, the luster and old charm of the sport as it used to be, and testifies to the passion that is still held for horse racing in India.

The reader is taken on a fascinating journey through two centuries that reveals the majesty and raw competition of horse racing. Horse Racing in India offers a singular, panoramic view of the sport's existence and remedies the issue of want of comprehensive information about Indian racing. The book is written in chronological order and details and celebrates, among other things, horse breeding in India, races of historical significance, and illustrious jockeys and trainers. It also includes intriguing information about famed owners and equally famous horses.

Contents: Foreword by Rashid R. Byramji; Preface; The History of Indian Racing; Horse Breeding in India; The Turf Authorities of India; Prestigious Races of Historical Significance; Champions of the Turf; The Hall of Fame; The Future of Indian Racing; Acknowledgements; Extended Bibliography; Photo Credits; Index.

About the Author:

Lynn Deas, writer, horse-owner, businesswoman, and loved mother of two, started her publishing career well before her 21st birthday. She has been the proud owner and has been associated with some of the finest Thoroughbred horses over the past 25 years, including Derby and Classic winners, who have earned reputations in India and have gone ahead to make a name for Indian racing abroad. She is also the publisher of Racing World, India's only equestrian racing magazine, launched in 2003. It is her unbridled passion and inherent love for the equine that has made her painstakingly delve into the vast history of Indian horse racing. This is her first book.

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