These short stories feature a cast of characters, all plotting to save themselves from wedlock, poverty or ignominy - with various degrees of success. The nine stories include: 'All's Well with Bingo', 'Bingo and the Peke Crisis, 'The Editor Regrets', 'Sonny Boy', 'A Bit of Luck for Mabel', and others.
John Oaksey has seen it all in racing, as a jockey, commentator and newspaper reporter. After a lifetime devoted to the sport he recalls the great characters, horses and races that have made horseracing the great passion of his life, a passion that he is so brilliantly able to convey to others. One of the most respected and loved people in the spor