The advent of motorways has made travel easier and racecourse safety has improved but the challenges for jump jockeys - the bravest of the brave - remain.

It covers some of the biggest stories in jump racing over the last seventy-five years, including the dramatic collapse of Devon Loch in the 1956 Grand National and the incredible exploits of three-time Grand National winner Red Rum. But it also contains lots of fascinating stories that the reader will not be so aware of, of trainers and horses long forgotten.

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ISBN/EAN 9781399016728
Author Neil Clark
Publisher Pen & Sword
Publication date 7 Oct 2022
Format Paperback
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Champion Jump Horse Racing Jockeys : From 1945 to Present Day

It's one of the real sports that's left to us: a bit of danger and a bit of excitement, and the horses, which are the best thing in the world.'* HM The Queen Mother on National Hunt racing. This book traces how much National Hunt racing has changed since 1945 - and also how Britain has changed too.

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