And They're Off!

10 books set at the racetrack

Can't make it to Royal Ascot this year? Enjoy a literary day at the races instead, with these 10 heart-pounding racing reads

2. Seabiscuit

Laura Hillenbrand
Silver Blaze cover

3. Silver Blaze

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
National Velvet cover

4. National Velvet

Enid Bagnold

5. Other People's Horses

Natalie Keller Reinert

6. Lord of Misrule

Jaimy Gordon
Derby Day cover

7. Derby Day

D. J. Taylor
Straight cover

8. Straight

Dick Francis

9. Lucky Break

Paul Nicholls
Jump cover

10. Jump!

Jilly Cooper

List created by

Brianne Moore

Brianne is a website editor with Scottish Book Trust

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