Robin Oakley

The turf | 15 March 2018

Henrietta Knight’s new book looks at how leading trainers produce winner after winner

In the days when it was fashionable to mock the IQ of an American President who had taken the showbiz route to office, a Congressman reported the burning down of Ronald Reagan’s library. ‘That’s sad,’ said the hearer. ‘Yes. He lost both books.’

Racing folk don’t read much either; writers of racing books rarely stray far from the poorhouse precincts.

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