Book release: Great Racetracks of the World by Jim McGrath and Trevor Marmalade
Royal Ascot, The Derby and Glorious Goodwood are all fast-approaching as the summer racing season gathers momentum. There are so many things to love about the best race meets around the world: sophisticated picnics; dressing up in your finery; striking it lucky with a tip… the list is endless.
Horseracing is an intrinsic part of Great Britain and the International equestrian scene. However, what makes the experience so enthralling? Great Racetracks of the World has all of the answers. The beautiful book offers an insider’s look at what makes the most famous horseracing tracks around the world great.
While the book will look fabulous on a coffee table, you will also want to sit down and read it from cover to cover. Striking photography and informative commentary brings all horseracing fans an essential lowdown of the most renowned tracks of the world. It provides an insight into how they earned their noteworthy reputation while also determining which races are the ones that every jockey, owner and horse wants to win.
The collection of over 200 racetracks has been compiled by Trevor Marmalade and Jim McGrath, who draw on knowledge from their time as racing journalists for The Daily Telegraph and BBC. The book highlights outstanding winners, famous incidents and contains a plethora of horseracing statistics.
We love this one-of-a-kind piece of work and it is simply a must-have for all racing fans.
More information is available from Hardie Grant Books UK: www.hardiegrant.co.uk