Horseracing (6 DVD Gift Set)
Saddle up and join some of the most legendary names in racing as we go back through the archives and explore the greatest races, horses, jockeys and trainers from over a century of the sport of kings.
Examine the rich history of both flat and jump racing with former champion jockey turned broadcaster and author John Francome, taking in thrilling races from as far afield as Japan, Dubai and the USA. John reveals rare archive footage of some legendary flat horses in full flow, before turning his attention to the jumps and the likes of Tony McCoy, the Cheltenham Festival and the Grand National.
Clare Balding is your host for two incredible DVDs showcasing horseracing s greatest ever races on the flat and the jumps, going all the way back to 1938 and the famous Sea Biscuit, before taking in the likes of Nijinsky, Mill Reef, Desert Orchid, Numbersixvalverde and of course the infamous Devon Loch.
If the Grand National is your favourite race you re in for a treat, as Sir Peter O Sullevan presents an in-depth look at the 12 greatest Grand Nationals ever run. Featuring interviews and paddock shots, witness some of the most exciting Nationals ever, including the years of Red Rum, L Escargot, Corbiere and Amberleigh House.
Finally, discover what makes a champion with an intimate profile of legendary trainer Jim Bolger, one of Ireland s all-time greatest trainers and breeders of thoroughbred racehorses. This six DVD collection belongs in pride of place in any racegoer s collection and is sure to remain ahead of the field as a firm favourite
Region: All Regions
Release Date: 8 Oct. 2012