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A Newspaper History of Horse Racing: Personalised Book

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Via newspaper clippings from the past, you can relive the majestic history of horse racing. 

  • Personalise with any name and message
  • Handbound hardback covers
  • A4 and A3 editions available with colour pages from 2006 onwards
  • Option to present in a luxurious gift box
  • Incredible newspaper coverage from 1904 to the present

Relive the history of horse racing through newspaper clippings in this personalised horse racing book. With coverage beginning in 1904, the year Pretty Polly won the Fillies Triple Crown, this timeless piece of historical horse racing memorabilia takes you back over a century, revisiting all the key moments from Epsom, Aintree, Cheltenham and many more, right up until Harzard’s 2016 Derby victory.

A sport that has taken place since Roman times, the Jockey Club was first established in 1750, and since then, Great Britain has become host to some of the world’s most iconic races, such as the Cheltenham Gold Cup, the Epsom Derby and of course the Aintree Grand National. There are perhaps two names most synonymous with horse racing in the United Kingdom, one a jockey, the other a horse; Lester Piggott’s professional career spanned four decades, and saw him win nine Epsom Derbies, five 2000 Guineas and eight St Leger Stakes, leading to him being regarded by many as the greatest flat race jockey of all time, while Thoroughbred Red Rum won the Grand National an unprecedented three times in 1973, 1974 and 1977, a record that to this day is yet to be broken. Also included in this book are the incredible stories of suffragette Emily Davison, who threw herself in front of the King’s horse at the 1913 Derby, and the 1928 Grand National, when only two horses finished the race.

Take a look at the contents to see which historic moments are captured.

How to Personalise Your Horse Racing Book

Our sports books are available in a variety of covers, all of which can be customised accordingly. Each book features your recipient’s name and a special message of your choice printed on the opening title page in the form of a certificate. You can also emboss their name onto the front cover. Finally, a luxury gift box is available to complete the gift.

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Along with the black and white reprinted reports, all editions include colour pages, where available from 2006 onwards:

  • A4 Cover in Brown Leatherette – Any name can be embossed on the cover for £5.
  • A3 Cover in Brown Leatherette – Any name can be embossed on the cover for £5.
  • A3 Cover in Black Luxury Leather – Any name is embossed on the cover for FREE.

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Our Personalised Sports Books are unofficial products and are in no way affiliated with any event unless specifically stated.

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horse racing flat
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Rated 4.6 out of 5

based on 13 reviews

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RubysNanna2 Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

This is the perfect gift for a very dear friend, I can't believe that its so tailored for him, I really didn't think I would find anything as suitable.

wrighty72 Trustpilot product review 2 star rating 29 August

Good book for information just feel after having upgraded to expensive option didn't feel book was worth £70.

warriorgirl Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

A very well received gift for a horse racing fanatic. Service was excellent, received within a few days. Would recommend this service for other similar gifts

Lolag13 Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 29 August

This Book was a Prezzie for my Dad, he loved it, only issue i had was that it was up until 2011, and i would have liked it up until the current day ??July 2012

AbiM Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

Product is brilliant for any horse lover, it's a lot bigger than it looks aswell and I needed it for a special occasion and it turned up with the express delivery a day after ordering, was even earlier than I anticipated!Can't fault this product or the company, I was 100% satisfied!

Bennyboy Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

This book is a birthday present for my brother who is a regular race goer and has been for many years. He has a small flutter everyday and I know he will find this book perfect for him. It arrived on time and the packaging was perfect. The quality of the book is superb and it is personalised. I would definitely recommend this company and I am sure I will use them again in the future

Debsta Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

Use you every year for gifts and you never let me down. Excellent quality, unique, just what I've been looking for.

JanIbz Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

I bought this for my father in law for his 70th birthday and he loves it - he even took it to the bookies to show it off! The leather book is really good quality and the engraving made it look extra special. Great gift for someone who has loved horse racing for many years.

Julie2 Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

Excellent product and product arrived on time would recommende to a friend

DurrCall2a Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 29 August

We wanted a memorable gift for a big Birthday for a horse racing enthusiast and this product ticked all the boxes. The recipient loved it. It was a unique product found through google. It was within our price range and was good value for money. We went for the premium leatherette cover which was lovely.

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Beautiful book my grandson will love it, wish I had ordered the hard back. Well recommended will use again.

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Morag Blair Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 16 October

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Better than I expected was really…

Better than I expected was really pleased my grandson will love it

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Books are amazing,got them for my 2…

Books are amazing,got them for my 2 nieces for xmas,and loved the wee touch that I could put photo of us in the book, I'm big on getting these kinds of books for the girls, they will love them,and it's a great keepsake to treasure

Lorraine Evans Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 16 October

Great service and quick delivery

Great service and quick delivery

Sonia Greenaway Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 16 October

I chose the hardback book and I wasn't…

I chose the hardback book and I wasn't disappointed. It was lovely to see the little ones name appear throughout the story and the pic at the end made it special. A lovely keepsake

claire baxter Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 16 October

Brilliant

Great products. My son was thrilled to have himself in one of his favourite characters stories. And to see his own photo in the back too was deffo a surprise to him. He loves it! Deffo recommend for a great gift with a personal touch!

tina harman Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 16 October

Was very pleased with the book but a…

Was very pleased with the book but a bit disappointed that I paid for a box and it didn’t come in a box came in and let envelope but the book was okay thank you

Lesley Swain Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 15 October

Really pleased well illustrated my…

Really pleased well illustrated my granddaughter will love it

Pettman Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 15 October

A great gift for anyone.

A great gift for anyone.

elaine nicholas Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 14 October

absolutely awesome book

absolutely awesome book, my 7yr old grandson is going to be delighted to read about himself with his superheroes!

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