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Good Luck and Good Punting Ken Callander

Good Luck and Good Punting

Ken Callander

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ISBN : 9780330425322
Paperback
320 pages
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For over 45 years, Ken Callanders been involved in horse racing as a journalist, TV and radio commentator, punter and owner - its been his passion as well as his career. Kens love of horse racing has taken him around the world, and inMoreFor over 45 years, Ken Callanders been involved in horse racing as a journalist, TV and radio commentator, punter and owner - its been his passion as well as his career. Kens love of horse racing has taken him around the world, and in this wonderful memoir he recounts some of the great stories of the people, places, races and horses hes known.Hes watched the races at Royal Ascot from a private box, witnessed Mohammad Ali present a winners trophy at the Kentucky Derby, and broadcast Channel 9s racing coverage from on top of Royal Randwicks manure pit. Hes placed massive bets for Kerry Packer, but also given his best tips to the racing public. Hes mixed with racings elite, but never forgotten that the soul of racing in Australia lies with the passionate racing public, and perhaps its this that has earned him such love and respect from racegoers and followers across the countryFrom starting out as newspaper copy boy to becoming the best-known face and voice of racing, Kens memoirs are fascinating, warm-hearted and highly entertaining.