Tears In The Wind - By Dianne Haworth

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Tears In The Wind

The Lance O'Sullivan Story

Written by: Dianne Haworth
Category: Non Fiction, Biography, Sport

Book Details:

ISBN 10: 186950531X
ISBN 13: 9781869505318
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 256
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
Date Published: New Zealand, December 21st, 2004
Language: English

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Condition: Very Good (8812-1)
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Lance O'Sullivan might as well have been born in the saddle. As a member of one of racing's 'royal families' he was raised with throughbred horses and within a well known racing dynasty. His father Dave was a champion trainer, and his brother Paul is now one of the country's leading trainers. It should be no surprise to anyone that he went on to become one of our most successful jockeys, regularly winning the annual racing premiership and taking out five of the possible six 1 million dollar races run in the 1990s. He won the Japan Cup on Horlicks, at the time the world's richest race with a 5 million dollar stake, has taken out every major race in Australasia and was a huge success while riding in Hong Kong. Recently retiring at the top, Lance is now a TAB ambassador and racing commentator for Trackside television, the racing channel. His story is one of sporting excellence, dedication, hard work and stunning success, along with crippling injury and the hard physical grind and injury record that is the lot of the professional jockey in what is an incredibly physically demanding profession. As well, he provides a fascinating inside view of what happens behind the stable door in the sport of Kings. Author Biography Dianne Haworth is an award-winning journalist and editor, and is the Youth Editor of Rugby News, and co-author of Freda Stark: her extraordinary story, Rugby Nomads and All Black Magic. Dianne grew up in Waikato and Wellington and spent several years travelling the world before returning to New Zealand and taking up a career in print journalism. A dedicated animal lover, Dianne lives and works in Auckland, where she supports the SPCA and edits the society's magazine, Animal Voice Read more

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