A fascinating insight into steeplechasing history, a new book has been released which has the most comprehensive analysis ever of a single jump race.  

Celebrating its 150 year anniversary, Peter Stevens has written and published it about the National Hunt Chase from 1860 to 2010.

Demonstrating the foundation and development of the sport, several aspects of National Hunt racing are covered in nine dedicated chapters.
Printed and produced in hardback to a high standard, the 408 pages will provide any enthusiast of NH Racing with an unparalleled insight into the origins, nature and social evolution of the sport. The amateur and point-to-point side of the sport has been given extensive coverage.

The full winning history of every participant is documented, including their record in point-to-points.

Full results and accounts of the races are provided, together with descriptions and maps of the various courses over which it was held and the horses and people involved.

A detailed picture has been painted of the 27 locations at which the race was staged, from the original race over a natural country course at Market Harborough to the present-day contest over four miles of the Old Course at Cheltenham.

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