Flat Racing and British Society 1790 1914

The first burst of change came in the period after mid-century and by its end ... 3 miles (%) 1850 30 67 3 1865 49 49 2 1893 58 41 1 Source: Ruffs Guide.

Flat Racing and British Society  1790 1914

Flat Racing and British Society 1790 1914

2001 North American Society for Sports History Book of the Year This volume studies the formative period of racing between 1790 and 1914. This was a time when, despite the opposition of a respectable minority, attendance at horse races, betting on horses, or reading about racing increasingly became central leisure activities of much of British society.

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