Illustrated with over 120 photographs, many never before published, Tales of the Dogs is the most comprehensive chronicle of greyhounds in Ireland, and includes the first ever detailed look at the administration of the sport in Ireland, from the first race at Celtic Park in Belfast to the current time, when the sport is a big business.
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John Martin has been writing about greyhound sport for more than thirty years. He has covered the major events in coursing and greyhound racing, as well as horse racing, snooker and soccer. He is also the recognised arbiter on betting disputes by Ireland's leading bookmakers and he writes a popular weekly column in the Daily Star on this topic. He is Irish racing correspondent for the Mail On Sunday and has been the recipient of a number of awards for his writing and tipping. He is the author of a highly-acclaimed biography of greyhound trainer Ger McKenna. John lives in Dublin with his wife Patricia; they have three children - Alison, Heidee and Byron.
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Book Description Blackstaff Press Ltd, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 192 pages. 10.75x11.75x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk085640845X
Book Description Blackstaff Pr, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX085640845X