Thursday, 22 December 2011

Horse racing facts

Horse racing facts
Horse racing facts from around the world. For example, did you know that 90 per cent of all thoroughbred horses are descended from a seventeenth century stallion named Eclipse?

Poems and songs about horses

Poems and songs about horses
Lord Byron, Johnny Cash and William Shakespeare are among the writers, poets and singers who have expressed the beauty and power of horses through words.

Famous horse quotes

Famous horse quotes
Great horse quotes from famous people here. J.D. Salinger, Johnathan Swift, Monica Dickens and many, many more. Well worth a look.

Thursday, 24 November 2011

John Francome: Champion jockey, author and racing presenter

John Francome: Champion jockey, author and racing presenter

John Francome's love of horse racing started when he was six-years old and taken for a ride on a donkey at the seaside. From humble beginnings in a council house in Swindon, Wiltshire, he went on to become a seven times champion jockey, best-selling author and leading commentator and racing pundit.

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Horse quotes from famous people

Horse quotes from famous people
Abraham Lincoln, John Steinbeck, William Shakespeare, Winston Churchill and more.