Anne Holland

Anne Holland was a successful amateur rider who once rode at Aintree on Grand National day. She has written many books on horse-racing including Steeplechasing: A Celebration, The Grand National: The Irish At Aintree and All in the Blood.

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  • Arkle

    Arkle

    The Legend of 'Himself'

    Written by Anne Holland, Foreword by Jim Dreaper

    In 1964 Arkle's win in the Cheltenham Gold Cup marked the start of an incredible campaign by Ireland’s most legendary racehorse. Fifty years on from his incredible wins, Anne Holland looks at Arkle’s career, which has never been surpassed.

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  • Festival Fever

    Festival Fever

    The Irish at Cheltenham

    By Anne Holland

    Irish victories at the Cheltenham Festival have risen to new levels in the 21st Century across all the races. Interesting and sometimes surprising stories unfold in Festival Fever, The Irish At Cheltenham.

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  • The Grand National

    The Grand National

    The Irish at Aintree

    By Anne Holland

    This lavishly-illustrated book examines the Irish presence at Aintree from the festival’s earliest years.
    A wide-ranging and compulsively readable account of a beloved institution.

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  • In the Blood

    In the Blood

    Irish Racing Dynasties

    By Anne Holland

    A golden thread links diverse equine and human characters in Irish racing, past and present: generations of families in which racing is truly in the blood – or one-off fanatics who acquire it in their veins.

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  • Kinane

    Kinane

    A Remarkable Racing Family

    By Anne Holland

    The official biography of one of Ireland’s most famous racing families. Twenty members of the immediate Kinane family from Tipperary have been jockeys: and one a world champion!

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  • Winners All

    Winners All

    Favourite Racehorses Through the Years

    By Anne Holland

    A dream line-up of racehorses, spanning 300 years, from the Byerley Turk to the steeplechasers and hurdlers of the 21st century, all brought to life by Anne’s Holland’s passion and expertise. Includes: The Byerley Turk, Eclipse, Manifesto, Nijinksy, Istabraq, Beef or Salmon, Moscow Flyer, Zenyatta and many more …

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