Horse Racing In India: A Royal Legacy by Lynn DeasHorse Racing In India: A Royal Legacy by Lynn Deas

Horse Racing In India: A Royal Legacy

byLynn Deas

Hardcover | July 31, 2016

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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.
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 ...
Title:Horse Racing In India: A Royal LegacyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:292 pages, 12.98 × 11.92 × 1.41 inPublished:July 31, 2016Publisher:Niyogi BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9385285238

ISBN - 13:9789385285233

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