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The Global Horseracing Industry

Author : Phil McManus
ISBN : 9780415677318
Genre : NATURE
File Size : 89.9 MB
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Horseracing, thoroughbred breeding and gambling on racing are global industries worth several hundred billion dollars. They are also industries facing serious challenges, from the rise of alternative forms of leisure gambling to concerns about the ethical treatment of animals in all equestrian sports. This book offers a broad-ranging examination of the contemporary horseracing industry, from geographical, economic, social, ethical and environmental perspectives. The book draws on in-depth, mixed-method research into the racing and breeding industries in the US, Australia, the UK, Canada and New Zealand, and includes comparative material on other key racing centres, such as Ireland, Singapore and Hong Kong. It explores the economic structure of the global racing business, including comparisons with other major international sport businesses and other equestrian sports. It examines the social and cultural roots of the sport through its association with, and impact on, rural places, communities and environments from Kentucky to Newmarket - highlighting racing's particular blend of tradition and scientific and technological innovation. The book also explores the ethical issues at the heart of horseracing, from reproduction to the use of the whip, and the inescapable tension between the horse as an instrumentally valuable commodity and the horse as an intrinsically valuable animal with needs and interests. The Global Horseracing Industry concludes by considering alternative futures for this major international sports business. The book is illuminating reading for anybody with an interest in sport, business, cultural geography, animal studies, or environmental studies.
Category: NATURE

Congressional Record

Author : United States. Congress
ISBN : OSU:32437123296853
Genre : Law
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Category: Law

Sports Illustrated Almanac 2009

Author : Editors of Sports Illustrated
ISBN : 1603207929
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 35.74 MB
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Providing a complete review of the year in sports, this reference includes statistical reports, photographs, histories, previews, and special features on the world's major sports.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Milestone Documents In African American History 1965 2009

Author : Paul Finkelman
ISBN : PSU:000068148072
Genre : African Americans
File Size : 49.11 MB
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The four-volume set covers more than 130 iconic primary source documents from the Revolutionary era to the present day. Each entry offers the full text of the document in question as well as an in-depth, analytical essay that places the document in its historical context. Among the documents included in the set are Revolutionary era standards such as Patrick Henry's "Liberty or Death" speech, the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution. Important presidential sources include Thomas Jefferson's first inaugural address, Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, Franklin Roosevelt's speech following the attack on Pearl Harbor, John F. Kennedy's 1963 address on integration, and George W. Bush's address on September 11, 2001. Influential decisions of the Supreme Court are also included, from Marbury v. Madison to Brown v. Board of Education to Bush v. Gore. Critical documents related to minority rights are also present: Andrew Jackson's message "On Indian Removal, " the Seneca Falls Declaration, Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream Speech, " and the Equal Rights Amendment.--Publisher's website
Category: African Americans

The Times Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015079787936
Genre : Newspapers
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Indexes the Times and its supplements.
Category: Newspapers

Basketball Card Price Guide

Author : James Beckett
ISBN : 0676600832
Genre : Basketball cards
File Size : 84.44 MB
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Dr. James Beckett, the world's leading expert on sports card collecting, slam-dunks the competition with his newly updated guide to collectible basketball cards. Here are complete listings of every card issued from 1948 to 1997, featuring such series as Collector's Choice, Finest, Flair, Fleer, Hoops, Jam Session, Skybox, SP Championship, Stadium Club, Star, Topps, Ultra, and more. Photos throughout.
Category: Basketball cards

The Horse

Author : J. Warren Evans
ISBN : 9781478646754
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 51.60 MB
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Warren Evans and a new team of coauthors have updated the quintessential equine science text, providing a new generation of horse scientists and enthusiasts with the most authoritative, comprehensive introduction to all aspects of the horse. This thoroughly revised edition combines recent scholarship on equine biology, nutrition, reproduction, exercise physiology, genetics, health, and management with the reliable, practical advice that has made it a classic resource for anyone with a serious interest in horses. More than 350 illustrations and photographs are closely integrated with the text to reinforce key concepts and enhance understanding. Moreover, the Third Edition features two sections of color photographs that illustrate the variety among breeds, the nuances of coat color and white patterns, and the remarkable versatility of the horse as a competitor and companion. The Horse, Third Edition, is the ideal volume for aspiring equine scientists and those pursuing pre-veterinary studies, and an indispensable resource for agricultural extension agents, experienced horse owners, and novice horse enthusiasts.
Category: Technology & Engineering

A Global History Of Doping In Sport

Author : John Gleaves
ISBN : 9781317555278
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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From turn-of-the-century horseracing to the monolithic anti-doping attitudes now supported by sporting organizations, the development of anti-doping ideology has spread throughout modern sport. Yet heretofore few historians have explored the many ways that international sport has responded to doping. This book seeks to fill that gap by examining different aspects of sport’s global efforts to respond to athletes doping. By incorporating cultural, political, and feminist histories that examine international responses to doping, this special issue aims to better articulate the narrative of doping. The work starts with the first mention of doping in any sport. It examines not only the first efforts to ban doping but also the athletes who sought performance enhancers. Focusing on specific framing events, authors in this issue examine how history of doping and how it has indelibly marked the sporting landscape. The result is a work with both breadth and focus. From stories of Japanese swimmers to Italian runners to American jockeys, the work spans the range of doping history. At the same time, the authors remain focused around one single issue: the history of doping in sport. This bookw as published as a special issue of the International Journal of the History of Sport.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Adams And Stashak S Lameness In Horses

Author : Gary M. Baxter
ISBN : 9780470961773
Genre : Medical
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The Sixth Edition of Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses builds on the book’s reputation as the classic gold-standard reference on equine lameness. Now in full color, the text has been fully revised and streamlined to improve user-friendliness, with a new, simplified format and a stronger emphasis on the diagnosis and management of lameness. A valuable supplementary DVD provides a complete guide to diagnosing lameness, offering additional anatomical images; video clips demonstrating key procedures such as physical examination, flexion tests, perineural and intrasynovial anesthesia; and examples of lameness conditions in motion. The Sixth Edition presents new or significantly rewritten chapters on the axial skeleton, principles of musculoskeletal disease, principles of therapy for lameness, occupation-related lameness conditions, and lameness in the young horse. The diagnostic procedures chapter has also been significantly expanded to reflect advances in this important area. Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses, Sixth Edition is an essential addition to any equine practitioner’s bookshelf.
Category: Medical

Record Research

Author :
ISBN : STANFORD:36105011349961
Genre : Music
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Category: Music

Sporting News Chronicle Of 20th Century

Author : Ron Smith
ISBN : 079245720X
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 77.14 MB
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A compilation of clippings culled from the annals of the nation's oldest sports publication chronicle the sports events from each decade since 1900.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Ireland S House Party

Author : Derek Brawn
ISBN : NWU:35556038870440
Genre : Financial crises
File Size : 42.42 MB
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During the peak of the boom in 2006, more new homes were being built for amateur landlords than for genuine homebuyers'--overbuilding was the key feature of the Irish property market. The 'so-called' fundamentals were reversed: supply overwhelmed demand yet prices continued to rise! Basic Economics tells us that demand is determined by price and quantity. Both soared to new unprecedented levels. The government watched from the sidelines as their coffers brimmed with all the new property loot (VAT, Stamp Duty, Capital Gains and so on). The party has been over for almost two years, but the hangover may last for another three years or more. Cutting through the typically heavy industry jargon and statistics, Ireland's House Party explains everything the estate agents do not want you to know and looks to the future, outlining what is needed to get us back on track.
Category: Financial crises

Billboard

Author :
ISBN : UOM:39015006977550
Genre : Music
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Category: Music

Sport In The 21st Century

Author : Reuters
ISBN : PSU:000066066699
Genre : Photography
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This revised 2009 edition brings the content up-to-date with all the biggest sports stories since the previous edition was first released: the Beijing Olympics and Michael Phelps; the rise of new stars, among them Lewis Hamilton; as well as equally spectacular falls from grace by athletes such as Marion Jones.
Category: Photography