The Resource Aborigines and the 'Sport of Kings' : Aboriginal Jockeys in Australian Racing History, (electronic resource)

Aborigines and the 'Sport of Kings' : Aboriginal Jockeys in Australian Racing History, (electronic resource)

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Aborigines and the 'Sport of Kings' : Aboriginal Jockeys in Australian Racing History
Title
Aborigines and the 'Sport of Kings'
Title remainder
Aboriginal Jockeys in Australian Racing History
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Language
eng
Summary
Aborigines and the 'Sport of Kings' is a celebration of the significant involvement and impact of Aboriginals in Australian horse racing history. Beginning with the remarkable history of Australian Aboriginal people's first contact with horses and how the European animals caused them bewilderment and terror, this book then discusses how, over time, they caught horses and taught themselves to ride and showed an uncanny affinity with horses. The work then goes on to share numerous stories of some of Australia's most successful and famous Ab
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EBLCP
Dewey number
798.40092
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no index present
LC call number
SF336
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Aborigines and the 'Sport of Kings' : Aboriginal Jockeys in Australian Racing History, (electronic resource)
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Aborigines and the 'Sport of Kings' : Aboriginal Jockeys in Australian Racing History, (electronic resource)
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cr
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rdacarrier.
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Forword; Foreword by Richard Waterhouse; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Aboriginal Jockeys -- A Proud Past But an Uncertain Future?; Part I: Behind the Barriers -- The Background to Indigenous Involvement in Racing; The Arrival of the Horse; Off and Racing: Characters and Yarns from the Inner Sanctum; Identity, Racing and Racism; Aboriginal Women in Racing; To the Finish Line; Part II: Riding High: The Stars of the Turf; Peter St Albans; Rae 'Togo' Johnstone; David Hugh 'Darby' Munro; Merv Maynard; Frank Reys; Norm Rose
  • Richard Lawrence 'Darby' McCarthyLeigh-Anne Goodwin; Part III: Ahead of the Field: More Indigenous Australian Jockeys; Charlie Flannigan; Percy Kennedy; Massa Read; Jimmy Dries; Besley Murray; Stan Johnson; Kenny Broderick; Barry Hagan; Frank and Jack Duval; Doug Hodgson; Gordon Taylor; Jimmy Leslie; Harry Fuller; Bill O'Brien; David Mathews; Merv Marion; Reg 'Punter' Hart; William Lord; Geoff Booth; Glen Pickwick; Lyall Appo; Bradley Appo; Paul Timbery; Rosalyn and Rod Bynder; Gaynor Chambers; Bibliography; Index
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ocn870950690
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Extent
1 online resource (165 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781922059444
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
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remote

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