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by Fergus D'Arcy


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Horses, lords and racing men: the Turf Club, 1790-1990. Pp xiii, 408. The Curragh, County Kildare: The Turf Club.

Professor Fergus D’Arcy, . is Professor Emeritus in modern history of University College Dublin (UCD). He lectured in UCD from 1970, was Dean of the UCD Faculty of Arts through 1992 to 2004. His publications include Terenure College, 1860-2010 (Dublin, 2010), Horses, Lords and Racing Men: the Turf Club, 1790-1990 (Kildare, 1991) and the award winning Remembering the War Dead: British Commonwealth and International War Graves in Ireland Since 1914 (Dublin, 2007). Fergus D’Arcy’s latest book is Raising Dublin, Raising Ireland: A Friar’s Campaigns.

Horse racing is an equestrian performance sport, typically involving two or more horses ridden by jockeys (or sometimes driven without riders) over a set distance for competition

Horse racing is an equestrian performance sport, typically involving two or more horses ridden by jockeys (or sometimes driven without riders) over a set distance for competition. It is one of the most ancient of all sports, as its basic premise – to identify which of two or more horses is the fastest over a set course or distance – has been unchanged since at least classical antiquity.

The first Irish club was established in Belfast in 1881, and although there were more than 150 courses by 1950, membership was limited by the costs . Horses, Lords and Racing Men: The Turf Club, 1790–1990.

The first Irish club was established in Belfast in 1881, and although there were more than 150 courses by 1950, membership was limited by the costs involved. The huge volume of golfing tourists in the country is a testament to the quality of the courses.

Let us take, as a generic example, horseracing in late imperial Russia. 20 For examples of this in Ireland and France, see Fergus A. D'Arcy, Horses, lords and racing men: the Turf Club 1790-1990 (Curragh, 1991); Blomac, La gloire et le jeu. During 1904, a six-year old thoroughbred, called Rassvet, burst onto the Russian turf scene, which had developed into a mass spectator sport following the introduction of gambling during the late nineteenth century. Taking everyone by storm, the racehorse won virtually all the prizes on offer in and around St Petersburg and had also won one of the main prizes in Moscow.

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Horses, Lords and Racing Men: Turf Club, 1790-1990 download epub
Individual Sports
Author: Fergus D'Arcy
ISBN: 0905135016
Category: Sports & Outdoors
Subcategory: Individual Sports
Language: English
Publisher: The Turf Club (February 1991)
Pages: 428 pages