Everything you need to know about visiting each of Britain’s 59 racecourses, from road access and parking to admission prices, catering and betting ring layouts, can be found in this one indispensable volume.
The Times racing correspondent Alan Lee has visited each and every racecourse across the country, reporting on his findings in a weekly column entitled The Course Inspector.
Published in book form for the first time, this race companion will ensure that every fan will be able to assess the pleasures, and pitfalls, associated with a visit to their favourite track with the help of a unique rating system.
Course facilities, from the cost of a day member’s badge to the best places to watch and the overall standard of catering.
How to get to the venue, including parking.
Ease of betting and the standards of racecards.
Recommended pubs/restaurants/hotels in the locality.
General information on course history, website details and future race fixtures.
Written in a witty and refreshingly honest style, with additional chapters on the racing industry and some of the characters whom the author has met in the course of his research, this book will be an essential read for both the occasional punter and regular follower of the sport.
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‘A formidable force in the media. As a journalist, Alan Lee is supreme’
'All you need to know about visiting each of Britains 59 Racecouses.'
· Facilities and admission prices, with each course individually rated
· How to get to the venue, including parking.
· Ease of betting and the standards of racecards.
· Recommended pubs, restaurants and hotels in the vicinity
· General information on course history, the racing industry and future race fixtures
Painstakingly researched and written in a refreshingly honest style by 'The Times' racing correspondent, this book is an essential companion for both the occasional punter and regular follower of the sport.
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