Vintage Book “Horses and Courses” by David Hedges/Fred Mayer – 1972

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David Hedges was a racing correspondent who was well-known on every racecourse on the five continents; in this book he tells of the courses and the famous horses and their jockeys who have won famous victories on them throughout the world. With brilliant photography by Fred Mayer the historic Thoroughbred racing world comes to life! By starting with historical research and looking at the global impact of this industry – from the British Royal Ascot to the French Longchamp and tracks all over the world – this book is extremely hard to find and was in limited publication in 1972. Both color and black and white photos, thoughtful reference and research, a true visit to the past and amazing history of this industry. Printed and bound in Switzerland, published by The Viking Press, hardcover with clear plastic-protected dust cover and inside pages are pristine. 220 pages.

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