Secondhand. Good condition. Book has general wear to edges and corners. Dust jacket has creasing at top edge. A few minor marks on book foredges.
Conceived as a result of rivalry between two Victorian turf clubs, the Melbourne Cup has become part of Australia's sporting and social history.
The race has a fascinating history involving spivs and sportsmen; raconteurs and rogues; smokies and sure things; toffs and tiffs; scandal and secrecy; fashion and folklore.