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Race-Horses, Past And Present. Six Letters

Six Letters written during the year 1856 to the " MORNING POST " upon "HORSE-RACING AT NEWMARKET"

ByOld Sporting Reprints

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Long Distances and Heavy Weights in Races of former times—Statute Weights—Royal Plates—First Race for Three year-olds, in 1731 Remarks on Discouragement of Long Distances and High Weights—Real Promoters and Supporters of the pursuit . Proposed Remedy for restoring Long Distances—Regard of over Twelve Miles - The English people for good Horses -Proposed Match over Six Miles, carrying 12st., as in 1748 - No Horses of the present day able to run for Royal Plates Diminished Races over Four Miles during the last Half Century - The cause of the Betting System

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Publication Date
Feb 3, 2021
Language
English
ISBN
9781716120954
Category
Sports
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
Editor-in-chief: Old Sporting Reprints

Specifications

Pages
32
Binding
Perfect Bound
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
A5 (5.83 x 8.27 in / 148 x 210 mm)

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