BULLDOGS: BLESS 'EM. By Herbert J. Jackson.

BULLDOGS: BLESS 'EM. By Herbert J. Jackson.

THE GREYHOUND: BREEDING, COURSING, RACING, ETC. By James Matheson.  Profusely illustrated.

THE GREYHOUND: BREEDING, COURSING, RACING, ETC. By James Matheson. Profusely illustrated.

GEORGE CURTIS: TRAINING GREYHOUNDS. By Julia Barnes.

1987 1st edition. 8vo (157 x 240mm). Ppiv,220. B/w photographs. Maroon cloth, spine titled in gilt.

A good introduction to greyhound training for racing, distilled from the lifetime experience of George Curtis. Curtis "was taken on as a kennel lad at Portsmouth when he was 14 years old and from there he worked his way to the top of the profession. His unique record includes being a champion trainer three times, fielding 10 classic winners and guiding the great Ballyregan Bob to a world record of 32 consecutive wins." For the most part, the book is presented in George Curtis's own words. Chapters include: Early days; The first division; The champion; Choosing a greyhound; Breeding winners; Whelping; Rearing; Schooling; Diet; Exercise; Grooming and massage; The kennel; The open racer; Problem dogs; Common ailments; Racing injuries; A star is born; World-beater; Statistics.
£30.00
Availability: In stock
Book Code
5508
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Author Barnes (Julia).
Book Code 5508
ISBN 0948955104 / 0948955104
Book Description Very good copy. Edges of dust-wrapper slightly stained. Publisher's review slip laid in.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1987
Publisher Ringpress Books.
Place Letchworth, Herts.