The Complete Encyclopedia of Horse Racing: The Illustrated Guide to the World of the Thoroughbred
By Bill Mooney & George Ennor
"...the definitive illustrated work on 'the horses,' with every page a visually exciting and information-packed celebration of the sport. It follows horse racing from its earliest inceptions to the present day, and provides essential data on all the top jockeys, leading owners and trainers, and famous Thoroughbreds. In addition, the off-track world is explored through chapters dealing with gambling, scandals and disasters, media coverage, and the business of racing."