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Harry Dale's Jockey 'Wild Rose'. (Paperback) Loot Price: R458 Discovery Miles 4 580
Harry Dale's Jockey 'Wild Rose'. (Paperback): Nathaniel Gould
Harry Dale's Jockey 'Wild Rose'. (Paperback): Nathaniel Gould

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Harry Dale's Jockey 'Wild Rose'. (Paperback)

Nathaniel Gould

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 Excerpt: ...him jump cool, and then he'll land clear. No fear of Dead Shot falling, Mr. Dale; he's the best jumper I ever saw." "How about the weight?" said Wild Rose. "He's only got 9st. 71b.," replied Tim, "and that will be all right for you. You will not have to carry much dead weight. If you live well you'll be just about right on the day." Tim scanned her with a critical eye, as though sizing up her weight, and she laughed heartily at him. Harry Dale had, however, serious misgivings that this piece of foolhardiness, as he called it, might end in a disaster. He was angry with Tim Slack for putting such an idea into her head. He thought he would have another chat with Tim alone, and persuade him to change his mind. He did so at an early opportunity, but Tim was adamant. He declared there was no danger for Wild Eose. "It's not as though she was a novice at the game, Mr. Dale," he said. "She's a good horsewoman, and you know it. She has a nerve better than most men, and her courage is undeniable. She has everything in her favour, and she'll win the race on Dead Shot. That will be the height of her ambition, you see if it is not. Why, Mr. Dale, I believe Wild Rose would sooner lose half her fortune than miss the chance of riding Dead Shot to victory in the Grand National Steeplechase." "I quite agree with you, Tim; I believe she would," said Harry. "But why on earth did you put such a mad idea into her head? You will be to blame if any thing.happens to her." "And I'll take the blame," said Tim. "Wild Rose has been my best friend. Do you think I would willingly run her into danger, Mr. Dale?" "No, I do not," frankly admitted Harry; "but you must see it will be d...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Nathaniel Gould
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 70
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-94850-3
Barcode: 9781235948503
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-235-94850-1

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