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A History of flat racing

A History of flat racing

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Published by New English Library in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Horse racing -- Great Britain -- History.,
    • Horse racing -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Michael Seth-Smith.
      ContributionsSeth-Smith, Michael, 1928-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSF335.G7 H53
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4291558M
      ISBN 100450035964
      LC Control Number78319062
      OCLC/WorldCa4463214

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