[☆ Horse People: Thoroughbred Culture in Lexington and Newmarket || ↠ PDF Read by Ë Rebecca Louise Cassidy] #2020


  • Title: Horse People: Thoroughbred Culture in Lexington and Newmarket
  • Author: Rebecca Louise Cassidy
  • ISBN: 9780801887031
  • Page: 165
  • Format: Hardcover

  • Horse People: Thoroughbred Culture in Lexington and Newmarket By Rebecca Louise Cassidy The world of Thoroughbred racing is glamorous, secretive, dangerous, and seductive the sport of kings and the poor man s obsession While the spectacle of racing stirs the imagination, it belies the ruthless business that lies beneath.This engaging original study demystifies this complex world by comparing centers of excellence in Britain and North America Drawing from inThe world of Thoroughbred racing is glamorous, secretive, dangerous, and seductive the sport of kings and the poor man s obsession While the spectacle of racing stirs the imagination, it belies the ruthless business that lies beneath.This engaging original study demystifies this complex world by comparing centers of excellence in Britain and North America Drawing from intensive field work in Suffolk s Newmarket and Kentucky s Lexington, Rebecca Cassidy gives us the inside track on all players in the industry from the elite breeders and owners to the stable boys, racetrack workers, and veterinarians She leads us through horse farms, breeding barns, and yearling sales explains rigorous training regimens and brings us trackside on race day.But the history of Thoroughbred racing culture is than a collection of fascinating characters and exciting events Cassidy s investigation reveals the factors ethical, cultural, political, and economic that have shaped the racing tradition.
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    Horse People: Thoroughbred Culture in Lexington and Newmarket By Rebecca Louise Cassidy

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    Malcolm
    This is a subtle, sharp and insightful comparative ethnography of the UK and US Thoroughbred racing industres based on close participant observation studies of Newmarket and Lexington Although Cassidy discusses significant differences between the UK US industries her final argument is that they are nether as different as they claim to be nor as distinctive as they see themselves.Aside from the insightful comparative analysis, the book has two major strengths First, Cassidy is clearly a horse per [...]

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