By John Maynard
Aborigines and the ‘Sport of Kings’ is a party of the numerous involvement and effect of Aboriginals in Australian horse racing historical past. starting with the impressive background of Australian Aboriginal people’s first touch with horses and the way the eu animals prompted them bewilderment and terror, this e-book then discusses how, over the years, they stuck horses and taught themselves to journey and confirmed an uncanny affinity with horses. The paintings then is going directly to percentage a number of tales of a few of Australia’s so much winning and well-known Aboriginal jockeys, together with Merv Maynard, Norm Rose, Frank Reys, Richard Lawrence ‘Darby’ McCarthy, and Leigh-Anne Goodwin, Australia’s first girl Aboriginal jockey to journey a winner at a metropolitan tune. an entire consultant to Indigenous jockeys throughout all sorts of racing, together with bounce racing, this ebook stands as a tremendous contribution to the background of Australian sport.
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Aborigines and the 'Sport of Kings': Aboriginal Jockeys in Australian Racing History by John Maynard