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Racing
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Steeple-Chasing
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CONTENTS

RACING
 
i. History of Horse-Racing
    Horses of Ancient Britain
ii. The Progress of the Sport
iii. History of the Jockey Club
iv. Racing Officials
    Clerk of the Course
    The Starter
    The Judge
    The Clerk of the Scales
    The Handicapper
    The Stakeholder
    The Stewards
    
v. Newmarket
 
vi. Racing in the 'Provinces'
 
vii. Racing Servants: Old Style and New
 
viii. Breeding
 
ix. Treatment of Yearlings
 
x. Early Trials
 
xi. Three-year-olds
 
xii. Over a Distance of Ground
 
xiii. Upon Trainers
 
xiv. Upon Jockeys
 
xv. Betting
 
STEEPLE-CHASING
 
i. The Origin and Development of Steeple-Chasing
 
ii. The Selection of the Chaser
 
iii. Schooling
 
iv. Fences and Fencing
 
v. Riding the Race
 
vi. Hurdle Racing
 
vii. Local Meetings
 
viii. Famous Chasers and their Riders
 
Appendix
Index
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