Enjoy this compelling and entertaining look at the history and legality of one of the world's proudest pastimes.
The horse racing crowd is comprised of colorful, passionate people: where else can you find a mixture of farmhands, jockeys, old money, and gamblers? And when you force such an unruly world of disparate and singular people into the structure and formality of the legal system, you get a fascinating array of events and decisions. In twenty-one chapters covering everything from drugs to syndicates to cloning, The Little Book of Horse-Racing Law thoroughly covers the intersection of law and racing:
-The Epsom Derby
-History of the Pari-Mutuel
-Excluding the Rascals
-Search and Seizure at the Racetrack
-Drugs in Racing
-Kentucky Derby 1968
-Insuring Race Horses
-Horse Racing Syndicates
-Is Interference on the Race Track a Tort?
-The Mystery of Shergar
-Buying and Selling a Horse and How Not to Do It
-Race Conditions: What Can Go Wrong?
-Horse Racing Dates
So, mix yourself a mint julep and enjoy this compelling and entertaining look at the history and legality of one of the world's proudest pastimes. It's also one of the acclaimed ABA Little Book Series - Collect 'em all! They make great staff gifts and client give-aways!
Soft cover. 140 pages. 5½" x 8½". 2014.
The Little Book of Horse Racing Law