This high quality hardback publication has over 950 colour photos, many previously unpublished, by leading racing photographers, including John Crofts, Peter Mooney, Caroline Norris, Laurie Morton, Ed Byrne, Alec Russell, Tony Edenden and others. The book profiles and illustrates Classic-winning horses and connections. It includes the horses's racing record with Timeform ratings and principal performances, stud career, and has three generation pedigrees with conformation photos of most winners. It isf ully indexed, with Timeform ratings for Classic winners back to 1950.
Recommended by respected racing professionals:
‘...an outstanding contribution to Turf literature’ - Tony Morris, Bloodstock Correspondent, Racing Post
‘John is steeped in the history of the sport and his personal reflections and strong opinions make this work a valuable addition to any library’ - Geoff Greetham, Publishing Editor of the Timeform Annuals
‘Classic Winners is art for art’s sake ... a wonderful book’ – Steve Dennis, Racing Post
‘John has worked as a professional photographer all around the globe and whatever he tackles always does a fine job – this book is no exception’ - Ed Byrne, top racing photographer