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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.

Check your personalisation: accents and other symbols cannot be used unless otherwise stated.

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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.

310mm
horse racing flat
380mm

See what our customers have to say

Rated 4.6 out of 5

based on 15 reviews

In The Book wouldn’t be here without its terrific customers. That’s why we care about what you have to say.

We’re constantly researching new materials to create more personalised books, so what you think matters! Tell us your feedback. From finding the book you were looking for to how easy your chosen book was to personalise – every little detail is important, so we can perfect your shopping experience the next time you return!

Elaine Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 13 Dec 2019

Perfect gift for a horse racing enthusiast.

Jackie Cotgrave Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 21 Nov 2019

A very good Xmas present idea

RubysNanna2 Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

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 Aug 2018

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 Aug 2018

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 Aug 2018

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 Aug 2018

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 Aug 2018

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 Aug 2018

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 Aug 2018

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.

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delivered on time . a great present .

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Caspia Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 11 Feb 2020

It's the second one I've bought and…

It's the second one I've bought and both people loved them and thought they were really special gifts. Would be good if it wasn't just Mirror clippings but that's a small point.

Mary Beer Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 11 Feb 2020

Very quick

Very quick, efficient service and an excellent product. Bought as a present for a friend and he was delighted with it.

harris Trustpilot product review 1 star rating 11 Feb 2020

not very good with updates on their…

not very good with updates on their shipments

J Walker Trustpilot product review 1 star rating 11 Feb 2020

Haven't received my order.

Haven't received my order.

Karen Beale Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 11 Feb 2020

Arrived in good time

Arrived in good time, beautiful presentation box. Really pleased with my purchase

E. Edwards Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 11 Feb 2020

My great-nephew loved it

My great-nephew loved it! That his name and picture were in the book - PLUS the fact that he LOVES dinosaurs

Roseann Ryan Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 10 Feb 2020

Beautiful book

Excellent service and the book is excellent, comes in a lovely gift box, bought for my only grandsons first birthday. I would highly recommend and it’s not expensive. Such a beautiful book.

Daphne Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 10 Feb 2020

This is actually an 80th birthday…

This is actually an 80th birthday present but was very pleased with the quick service and presentation. I’m sure she will be very impressed with the gift

MRS WORTHING Trustpilot product review 3 star rating 10 Feb 2020

Didn’t think the item was worth the…

Didn’t think the item was worth the original purchase price

Marilyn Deeming Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 10 Feb 2020

Very pleased with my purchase it was…

Very pleased with my purchase it was exactly as described and came beautifully packaged, can’t wait to give it to my daughter.

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