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Taking My Time by George Baker

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“This is an excellent read about his outlook on life and what he has had to go through, along with looking back at his best times in the saddle.” Review: Taking My Time by George Baker Overall rating: 9/10 Verdict: George Baker had his whole riding career ahead of him, only to meet with bad […]

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The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori

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“Frankie openly talks about how he kept his weight down by using drugs, how he almost died in a plane crash” Review: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori Overall rating: 7/10 Verdict: Although Frankie Dettori is still in the prime of his riding career, he has an autobiography now – such is a modern sport! We […]

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Winner: My Racing Life – A.P. McCoy

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“We give this book an overall rating of 10/10. It’s one of the best books in racing in our opinion” Review: Winner – My Racing Life by A.P. McCoy Overall rating: 10/10 Verdict: When Tony AP McCoy finally gave up race riding the sport of Horse Racing knew it would never be the same again. […]

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Sure Thing: The Greatest Coup in Racing

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“When you start reading this book you won’t be able to put it down” Review: Sure Thing: Greatest Coup in Horse Racing Overall rating: 9/10 Verdict: Nick Townsend tells the story of Barney Curley superbly. This is a must read book for any Horse Racing fan. It’s a compelling read, it really gets into the […]

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Betfair Trading Made Simple Review

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“most original and thorough introduction to Betfair trading we have seen, a recommended read” Review: Betfair Trading Made Simple by Caan Berry Overall rating: 9/10 Verdict: In the betting industry, it’s not often you find 100% honesty. In this case, we feel the author has done this. Designed for new traders who seek to trade […]

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Gambling For Life: Harry Findlay

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“a unique insight into the inner circle of the betting world, and what drives it “ Review: Gambling For Life by Harry Findlay Overall rating: 6/10 Verdict: A no-holes barred book full of entertainment, brutal honesty and heart-stopping decisions. That said, we thought it would have been better. Harry Findlay is an all or nothing […]

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Ruby Walsh: The Autobiography

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“You can tell how much he loves racing and this is a must read for any racing fan.” Review: Ruby Walsh – The Autobiography Overall rating: 9/10 Verdict: Ruby Walsh announced his retirement after riding the winner of the Punchestown Gold Cup in 2019, so we’re sure that we’ll get an updated version of this […]

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My Autobiography: Kieren Fallon

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“faced a trial for race fixing, was banned for failing a drugs test while winning some of the world’s biggest Group 1s” Review: Form: My Autobiography – Kieren Fallon Overall rating: 8/10 Verdict: Kieren Fallon was one of the world’s greatest jockeys, but he always had his demons. He was known as one of the […]