Heroes and Champions
The horses, jockeys, trainers and events that made Australian racing great
Illustrated with the finest examples of Australian equine art.
Painstakingly researched by Bob Charley this magnificent publication is a large folio work of just under 280 pages, with high quality illustrations including two superb fold outs. It has been printed on art quality paper and the print run is strictly limited to 1000 copies.
In his Foreword, legendary journalist Les Carlyon AC writes, " Few have tasted racing at so many levels as Bob Charley. This book of his is a journey in time. Bob has reminded us that context matters, that racing is a tapestry, a culture as well as a sport. For that we are in his debt "
Archer, Carbine, Phar Lap, Tulloch, Kingston Town, Bart's many champions, Tommy Corrigan, Banjo Paterson and all your heroes are featured.