The remarkable true story of the most exciting upset in Grand National history
David Owen is a former sports editor of the Financial Times, covering scores of major sports events around the world for the FT and other publications in a career spanning three decades.
Uncatchable and now unputdownable * Frank Keating * Full of fascinating stories and... up there among the best racing books I have read in a long time. * Daily Telegraph * Original and insightful. A vivid evocation of one of racing's most memorable upsets * Sir Peter O'Sullevan * This book shines a light on one particular Grand National, yet the rays stray well beyond ... There are fascinating insights into great characters * Racing Post * Full of fascinating stories ... up there among the best racing books I have read in a long time * Daily Telegraph * A lovingly crafted tribute to the victorious 1967 Grand National winner, David Owen's book is about much more than the world-famous steeplechase * Yorkshire Post * Running through the book like a golden thread is the romance of the Grand National ... Delightful book ... A wacky gem, and it's likely to appeal to sports fans and non-sports fans alike. **** * Mail on Sunday * This book shines a light on one particular Grand National, yet the rays stray well beyond. * Racing Post *