British Racing and Racecourses (ISBN 978-0950139722) published in 1971 with a first print run of 10,000, was written by the female equestrian writer, Marion Rose Halpenny, and was the first book with general all round racecourse information, precise definitions of terms used to describe track surfaces, with plans of all racecourses that had broken completely new ground.
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... knew very little about the details of racing and she thought it wouldn’t be a bad idea to put all the information together in a book ... by the media, who liked the lone woman against the establishment angle, male chauvinists in the racing world were luke warm and a series of copy cat books, written by men, were quickly ... The diagrams of the tracks of the racecourses, which were an innovation of Marion Halpenny, were also quickly copied by newspapers and other publications and are still ...
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