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There are 59 books in this catalogue.
various; Carlyon, Les (introduction):  They're Racing! The complete story of Australian horse racing
Book Number: 4058
Viking. Australia, 1999. Illustrated boards. Hardcover. Large 4to. 320pp. Index. Colour & b/w illus. Comprehensive book. Near fine / very good d/w with minor edgewear.
Keywords: australian horse racing track punter thoroughbred far lap think big tie the knot Saintly, Might and Power Octagonal.
Price: $22.00


Cannan, Dave (ed):  DB Trotting Annual 1982 Eleventh edition.
Book Number: 4133
Moa Auckland 1982 4to. Hardcover. 149pp. B/w illus. Good condition with light wear to edges. Good d/w with minor edge wear, faded spine & small piece missing from top of spine.
Keywords: horse racing new zealand trotting trotters trots db racing annual
Price: $10.00


Bisman, Ron (ed):  DB Trotting Annual 1977
Book Number: 4134
Moa Auckland 1977 4to. Hardcover. 157pp. B/w illus. Good condition with light wear to edges. Good d/w with minor edge wear.
Keywords: horse racing new zealand trotting trotters trots db racing annual
Price: $10.00


Cannan, Dave (ed):  DB Trotting Annual 1981
Book Number: 4135
Moa Auckland 1976 4to. Hardcover. 157pp. B/w illus. Good condition with light wear to edges. Good d/w with minor edge wear, faded spine & small piece missing from bottom of spine.
Keywords: horse racing new zealand trotting trotters trots db racing annual
Price: $10.00


Taylor, P.:  Thoroughbred Studs Of Australia & New Zealand.
Book Number: 7069
Australia, 1986 Horse Racing Studs Stallions Australia BOXED EDITION. Or. Fawn cloth with leather spine, in cloth box. Tall 4to. 240pp, index, gloss paper, superb colour and black and white photos, Index of pedigree. Studs covered include; Cambridge Stud(NZ), Lindsay Park (SA), Newhaven, Trans Media Park, Moornmoot (VIC), Narrung (SA), Ra Ora(NZ), Gooree, Segenhoe, Bhima, Stockwell, Lyndhurst, Milluna, Widden(NSW), Waikato(NZ), ,and Armidale.
Keywords: horses, studs, pedigree
Price: $45.00


Longrigg, Roger:  The History Of Horse Racing
Book Number: 21593
London, MacMillan, 1972 4to, hardcover. 320pp. colour & b/w illus. very good. / fair chipped d/w.
Keywords: History Horse Racing track horses
Price: $15.00


Howlett, Lorna:  Complete Book of Ponies
Book Number: 22164
Currawong Press, Sydney, 1984 First Edition Hard Cover. very good copy in same d/w, clean and unmarked. lighty foxed on page ends. First Edition. 4to 285pp. Index. Over 150 photographs mainly intext, including 40 in colour. How to select, care for and breed all manner of ponies. Includes, Appreciation of the Pony, The Ancient and Native Breeds, The Modern and Evolved Breeds, The Pony Stud.
Keywords: Appreciation of the Pony, The Ancient and Native Breeds, The Modern and Evolved Breeds, The Pony Stud, Index
Price: $12.00


Lucas, Pat:  Fifty Years of Racing at Chepstow
Book Number: 22225
U.K. H.G. Walters, 1976. First edition. 8vo. hardcover. 215pp. index. + b/w plates. very good, owner's inscription verso fep. / good, chipped d/w.
Keywords: Walters, H.G.
Price: $12.00


various:  Australian Pony Stud Book Society Journal 1974
Book Number: 22710
Berrima District Post 1974 8vo. stapled softcover. 165pp. index, b/w illus. very good
Keywords: Australian Pony Stud Book
Price: $15.00


Jenkins, Ron.:  Great trotters
Book Number: 25143
North Sydney, N.S.W. Pollard Publishing 1974 4to hardcover 408pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: Harness racing Australia Harness racing New Zealand Great trotters Jenkins Ron
Price: $18.00


Bisman, Ron (ed):  DB Trotting Annual 1977
Book Number: 29970
Moa Auckland 1977. 4to. Hardcover. 157pp. B/w illus. very good. / very good d/w.' '
Keywords: horses racing new zealand thoroughbreds trotters trottong harness
Price: $10.00


Cannam, Dave (ed):  DB Trotting Annual 1981
Book Number: 29974
Moa Auckland 1981. 4to. Hardcover. 157pp. B/w illus. very good. / very good d/w.' '
Keywords: horses racing new zealand thoroughbreds trotters trottong harness
Price: $10.00


Cannam, Dave (ed):  DB Trotting Annual 1982
Book Number: 29975
Moa Auckland 1982. 4to. Hardcover. 149pp. B/w illus. very good. / very good d/w.' '
Keywords: horses racing new zealand thoroughbreds trotters trottong harness
Price: $10.00


Cannan, Dave (ed):  DB Trotting Annual 1983
Book Number: 29976
Moa Auckland 1983. 4to. Hardcover. 157pp. B/w illus. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: horses racing new zealand thoroughbreds trotters trottong harness
Price: $10.00


Sefton, Alan (ed):  DB Yachting Annual 1977
Book Number: 29978
Moa Auckland 1977. 4to. Hardcover. 141pp. B/w illus. very good. / very good d/w.' '
Keywords: horses racing new zealand thoroughbreds trotters trottong harness
Price: $15.00


Kidd, Jane:  The New Observer's Book of Horses and Ponies (The New Observer's Series)
Book Number: 31494
London Warne 1984 Small 8vo softcover 192pp index, colour illus. very good, top corner bumped. Spine title: Observer's horses and ponies. Rev. ed. of: The observer's book of horses and ponies / R.S. Summerhays. 1978.
Keywords: Horses ponies The New Observer's Book of Horses and Ponies (The New Observer's Series) Kidd Jane
Price: $8.00


Canning, George:  The Occasional Horseman
Book Number: 31534
London Allen 1973 8vo hardcover 94pp, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: The Occasional Horseman horses training
Price: $12.00


Beadman, Darren with Craig Heilmann.:  Daylight ahead : the Darren Beadman story
Book Number: 31808
Rozelle, N.S.W. K.E.G. Publishing 1998 8vo softcover 247pp, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Beadman Darren Jockeys Australia Biography Daylight ahead the Darren Beadman story Beadman Darren with Craig Heilmann
Price: $8.00


Cain, Bob:  Kilmore The Cup that Grew
Book Number: 35930
Robert Cain 1989 4to. softcover. 200pp. colour & b/w ilus. very good.
Keywords: harness racing australian horses trots trotters
Price: $35.00


Real, Linton M.:  First Steps in Horsemastership
Book Number: 36279
NY: Arco Books, 1973 Small 4to. hardcover. 128pp. b/w illus. very good. / good+, foxed d/w.
Keywords: horses training Horsemastership breaking
Price: $15.00


Brown, Peter. (ed.):  Class Racehorses Of Australia & New Zealand 1995-96. Volume 13.
Book Number: 38281
Sydney. Australian Associated Press. 1993. 8vo. softcover. 552pp. colour photos. very good.
Keywords: australian race horses thoroughbreds track new zealand
Price: $25.00


Armstrong, Geoff:  Phar Lap
Book Number: 38330
Crows Nest, NSW, Australia Allen & Unwin 2003 8vo softcover 204pp. b/w illus. good, bookseller stamp and pen mark on fep.
Keywords: History Australia Oceania Australia Phar Lap Armstrong Geoff
Price: $11.00


Cavanough Maurice, Davies Meurig:  The Melbourne Cup. Complete History and Statistics
Book Number: 38362
Pollard Publishing Co., Australia, 1971. 8vo. hardcover. 421pp. + index. b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w. Inscribed & signed by author (Cavanough).
Keywords: horse racing melbourne cup australian
Price: $25.00


Rogers, Arn & Warwick Hobson:  $100,000 Winner's Circle
Book Number: 41245
Turf Monthly 1973 8vo. green laminated boards, hardcover. 108pp. b/w illus. Good+. light wear to cover corners, spine sunned.
Keywords: australian horse racing horses race
Price: $18.00


Mottram, Murray:  Beating the odds : the fall and rise of Bev Buckingham
Book Number: 44959
Crows Nest, N.S.W. Allen & Unwin 2004 8vo softcover 275pp very good. Includes index. Illustrated with photo's. In this riveting autobiography, jockey Bev Buckingham tells her story of triumph and tragedy on and off the racetrack. Buckingham had conquered the entrenched sexism of the horse racing industry to become her state's leading rider and the first woman in the world to win a jockey's premiership. When a dramatic fall left her with a broken back, she was told she would never walk again. This is a remarkable story of recovery from both a broken back and a broken heart.
Keywords: Beating the odds the fall and rise of Bev Buckingham Mottram Murray
Price: $11.00


Perkins, Kevin:  The Gambling Man
Book Number: 45316
Tonga, Polynesian Press. 1991. 8vo. softcover. 569pp. index. + b/w plates. Scarce. Good, page edges browned, light foxing to cover, some of plates re-glued.
Keywords: australian horses racing track gambling bookmaker bookmaking waterhouse fine cotton ringin crime
Price: $35.00


Hayes, Mike:  The track: The story of good breeding and bad behaviour
Book Number: 45358
ABC Books 2000 Large 8vo softcover 217pp index, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: The track The story of good breeding and bad behaviour Hayes Mike
Price: $10.00


Armstrong, Geoff; Thompson, Peter.:  Melbourne Cup 1930: How Phar Lap won Australia's greatest race.
Book Number: 46760
Allen & Unwin, Sydney, Crows Nest, 2005 Small 4vo. hardcover. 220pp. Near Fine, pages just slightly browned. / Near Fine d/w.
Keywords: Melbourne Cup 1930 Phar Lap Australia horse race racing
Price: $15.00


Callander, Ken.:  Good Luck & Good Punting - Memoirs of a Racing Tragic
Book Number: 48873
Pan Macmilla 2007 8vo. softcover. 311pp. colour & b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: australian horse racing media journalists
Price: $10.00


Sally Walrond:  A Guide to Driving Horses
Book Number: 49001
Nelson 1971 first edition blue stamped boards in very good d/w, price-clipped. Ex-libris stamp on fep. Very good copy. Index, 136pp. Single horse, driving a pair, tandem driving, traing, early stages, advanced traing, showing considered, going to a show, vehicles for private driving, care of vehicle, 20 illustrations in photos and many intext line drawing illustrations.
Keywords: Single horse, driving a pair, tandem driving, traing, early stages, advanced traing, showing considered, going to a show, vehicles for private driving, care of vehicle
Price: $15.00



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