The Horse Racing Miscellany

Celebrate the world of the racing thoroughbred--whose bloodlines can all be traced to four Arab stallions from the 1700s.

The Horse Racing Miscellany

Celebrate the world of the racing thoroughbred whose bloodlines can all be traced to four Arab stallions from the 1700s. Packed with factoids sure to amaze and amuse, this updated and fully revised miscellany encompasses the great races, tracks, trainers, jockeys, and owners. Stories of heroic riders, frantic finishes, and famous horses, plus statistics, quotes, and lists, will engage racing fans everywhere."

The Horse Racing Miscellany

Celebrate the world of the racing thoroughbred—whose bloodlines can all be traced to four Arab stallions from the 1700s.

The Horse Racing Miscellany

Celebrate the world of the racing thoroughbred—whose bloodlines can all be traced to four Arab stallions from the 1700s. Packed with factoids sure to amaze and amuse, it encompasses the great races, tracks, trainers, jockeys, and owners. Stories of heroic riders, frantic finishes, and famous horses, plus statistics, quotes, and lists, will engage anyone who loves a day at the races.

The Horse

Looks at every aspect of the horse, discussing its evolution, biology, history, characteristics, behavior, and relationship with humankind in the areas of work, sport, and leisure, providing essential facts, trivia, and lore.

The Horse

Looks at every aspect of the horse, discussing its evolution, biology, history, characteristics, behavior, and relationship with humankind in the areas of work, sport, and leisure, providing essential facts, trivia, and lore.

Bentley s Miscellany

Horse - racing is not only eagerly followed by the wealthy as an amusement , but
it is encouraged by the government , as an institution which may be fertile in
substantial results . We may laugh at “ Le Sport , " as the French call it , and opine
 ...

Bentley s Miscellany


The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany

It would seem to take up the history of its life , To tell me of its state of solitary
desertion . HORSE - RACING AMONGST THE ANCIENT ARABIANS . Amongst
the Arabs , before the time of Mahomet , a horse - race was the occasion of a war
of ...

The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany


The Edinburgh Magazine Or Literary Miscellany

... Ferico , market , against a horse of Mr Davis ' s , Rockingham , Gray , Pumpkin ,
Sir Chrifcalled Copernicus ; this match ... not several enscience of managing a
racing stable , gagements : - his Lordship bought and the judgment he difplayed
 ...

The Edinburgh Magazine  Or  Literary Miscellany


A Quirky Quiz Book

This Book is a collection of Quizzes on a wide range of topics.

A Quirky Quiz Book

This Book is a collection of Quizzes on a wide range of topics. There are Quizzes on Sport (including Cricket, Golf, Horse Racing and Football), Literature, Nature, Geography, the Human Body, Current Affairs, Shakespeare, Mythology, Music, America, World Wars One and Two,Beers of the World, and Academy Awards, amongst others. There are fifty Quizzes, each with fifteen questions, set to a challenging but (if you know a little about each topic, fair) standard. It is intended that there should be Quizzes to interest a wide range of readers, whatever their interests.

The Great Historical Geographical Genealogical and Poetical Dictionary Being a Curious Miscellany of Sacred and Prophane History Collected from the Best Historians Chronologers and Lexicographers But More Especially Out of Lewis Morery D D His Eighth Edition Corrected and Enlarged by Monsieur Le Clerc The First second Volume

In these Solemnities they used Horse Racing , fightfit to institute fome Sports ,
and to call them Capitoline Sports . ( ing with Beasts , & c . The Historians
observe , That Ger . The senate consented , and Published an Order for the Cele-
 ...

The Great Historical  Geographical  Genealogical and Poetical Dictionary  Being a Curious Miscellany of Sacred and Prophane History     Collected from the Best Historians  Chronologers and Lexicographers     But More Especially Out of Lewis Morery  D D  His Eighth Edition Corrected and Enlarged by Monsieur Le Clerc     The First  second  Volume


The Cambrian visitor a monthy miscellany commenced in Jan and concluded in Aug 1813

It is extracted from the Obituary - of the Gentleman ' s Magazine for April 1797 ,
which records the death of one Kilburn , a well known understrapper in the
stables , at most of the horse - races in the kingdom . “ Ata town in Bedfordshire ,
some ...

The Cambrian visitor  a monthy miscellany     commenced in Jan   and concluded in Aug  1813


The Christian Reformer Or New Evangelical Miscellany

It is a práctice familiarized by custom , and , like horse - racing , sanctioned by the
great and noble of this world , whose example , like a sweeping flood , carries the
middling and lower classes of society down the stream of time , till it whelms ...

The Christian Reformer  Or  New Evangelical Miscellany


A Miscellany of Poems

Belg . maecken . mean , moan . to mean , to bemoan , AS . mænan . a mell , a
beetle , signifies here the hindmost , from a custom at Horse - races of giving a
mell or beetle to the hindmost . Hence they call the hindmost the Mell . mens'd ...

A Miscellany of Poems


Miscellany of the Maitland Club

It is now clearly made to appear " by a frequent concourse of Gentry in these
Fields , that the report of “ the Horse Infection was an absolute aspersion . " The
Cuper races are mentioned repeatedly by the gossipping author of the Diary of
Fife ...

Miscellany of the Maitland Club


The Bombay Miscellany

The truth is , there is a tendency on the part of many to confine their view of horse
- racing exclusively to that aspect of it which a late King of England referred to
when he described it as " the chosen sport of a great and free people . ” Now we
 ...

The Bombay Miscellany


Miscellany ed by A Macdonald and others

The famous Horse Course of Couper in Fyfe , which by the iniquity “ of the times
hath been so long buried , to the great ... The Cuper races are mentioned
repeatedly by the gossipping author of the Diary of Fife , who fixes their institution
in ...

Miscellany  ed  by A  Macdonald and others


The Horse

Filled with short but authoritative entries and quick fact boxes on every physical aspect of the horse as well as its importance to humankind in work, leisure, and sport, The Horse is the ultimate in dippability--open the book at any page ...

The Horse

The Horse is an informative gallop through everything to do with the horse: evolution, history, biology, breeds, behavior, training, competition, health, and care--all gathered into an accessible gallery of solid information, essential facts, and fascinating trivia. You may follow the Triple Crown races or know the difference between a pony and a Palomino, but did you know that North American horses were reintroduced by Spaniards in the sixteenth century after going extinct eight thousand years ago? That the highest points of a horse's shoulders are its "withers"? That the world's tallest horse, Mammoth, was born in 1846 and was over 21 hands (86.5 inches) high? Or that many cowboys refuse to put their hats on their beds, believing that doing so brings bad luck? Whether your interest is in keeping a horse or simply the beauty and behavior of these magnificent animals, The Horse will provide endless hours of entertainment. Filled with short but authoritative entries and quick fact boxes on every physical aspect of the horse as well as its importance to humankind in work, leisure, and sport, The Horse is the ultimate in dippability--open the book at any page and you'll become totally engrossed.