The Sport of Kings

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The Sport of Kings

By Rebecca Cassidy

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A 'behind the scenes' description of British flat racing based on the experiences of an academic living and working in Newmarket, regarded as the international headquarters of flat racing. Rebecca Cassidy offers explanations of the rituals involved in horseracing, and shows how racing, betting and the bloodstock industry fit together.

Subject: Social Sciences -> Anthropology -> Cultural Anthropology

The Sport of Kings
Kinship, Class and Thoroughbred Breeding in Newmarket
1st edition
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 8/29/02
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Language: English

ISBN 10: 0511029446
ISBN 13: 9780511029448
Print ISBN: 9780521808774

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