The Racing Tribe

Kate Fox looks at the world of British horse racing, the various tribes and customs of the participants - from the crowds to the jockeys, owners and trainers.

The Racing Tribe

Kate Fox looks at the world of British horse racing, the various tribes and customs of the participants - from the crowds to the jockeys, owners and trainers. She identifies the subculture with its traditions, rituals, language and etiquette.

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The Racing Tribe
Language: en
Pages: 223
Authors: Kate Fox
Categories: Horse racing
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-01 - Publisher: Metro Publishing, Limited

Kate Fox looks at the world of British horse racing, the various tribes and customs of the participants - from the crowds to the jockeys, owners and trainers. She identifies the subculture with its traditions, rituals, language and etiquette.
The Racing Tribe
Language: en
Pages: 223
Authors: Kate Fox
Categories: Horse racing
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher:

Books about The Racing Tribe
The Racing Tribe
Language: en
Pages: 223
Authors: Kate Fox
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-08 - Publisher: Routledge

It is generally assumed that anthropologists do their research in remote and uncomfortable parts of the world--places with monsoons, mud huts, and malaria. In this volume, social anthropologist Kate Fox has taken on an altogether more enjoyable assignment, the study of the arcane world of British horseracing. For Fox, field
Encyclopedia of British Horse Racing
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Dr Joyce Kay, Professor Wray Vamplew
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-02 - Publisher: Routledge

The Encyclopedia of British Horse Racing offers an innovative approach to one of Britain's oldest sports. While it considers the traditional themes of gambling and breeding, and contains biographies of human personalities and equine stars, it also devotes significant space to neglected areas. Entries include: social, economic and political forces
The Cambridge Companion to Horseracing
Language: en
Pages: 249
Authors: Rebecca Cassidy
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-28 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

People have been racing horses for thousands of years, all over the world. Yet horseracing is often presented as an English creation that was exported, unaltered, to the colonies. This Companion investigates the intersection of racing and literature, art, history and finance, casting the sport as the product of cross-class,