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Cobbett, Martin, 1846–1906
Racing life and racing characters / by Martin Cobbett.
London : Sands & Co., 1903.
Physical Description:
viii, 347 p., [29] p. of plates : ports. ; 20 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sporting 510
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Includes portraits of 14 jockeys : W. Halsey, J. Watts, F.W. Hardy, D. Maher, W. Lane, O. Madden, J.H. Martin, C. Trigg, M. Cannon, R. Rodney, W. Griggs, T.L. Miller, J. Plant, and Sloan.
BAC: British Art Center copy: Octavo. Light green cloth; gold lettering on front cover and spine, photos of three jockeys on front cover, cover slightly marked. 14 plates of photographs of jockeys. Signed by the author (1903). Spine height: 7 1/2 inches.
Subject Terms:
Horse racing.
Jockeys -- England -- Portraits.

  • English Courses and foreign tracks
  • The Jockey Club
  • Officials
  • Commissions and commissioners
  • Betting and brigandage
  • The Fallacy of systems
  • Trainers and training
  • The American invasion
  • Portraits of celebrated jockeys.

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