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Jockey free pdf JOCKEY is a story of honesty rewarded in the world of professional horse-racing. A book for young readers (age 12 ) portraying relationships within and outside the family and the conflicts arising from the different value systems of various individuals within society. Glossary and questions after each chapter. Also suitable for adults interested in the history of the then Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club. Based on extensive research at the then Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club, in consultation with various Jockey Club officials. Authentic details relevant to the history of the Hong Kong Jockey Club (formerly the Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club), particularly the Apprentice Jockey Scheme introduced in the 1970's. Documents actual events and RHKJC practices prior to the opening of the new race-course in Shatin. Half-page illustrations include: Garage entrance to the Happy Valley Jockey Club house- Bea's River entrance- Newspaper (SCMP) advertisement for Apprentice Jockey scheme applications facsimile- Apprentice Jockey scheme application form facsimile- Acceptance letter to an applicant to the Apprentice Jockey scheme on RHKJC letter head- Illustrated sketch map of the Happy Valley race-course and club houses.

About Gillian Bickley

GILLIAN BICKLEY, born and educated in the United Kingdom, has lived mostly in Hong Kong since 1970. Her books include China Suite and other Poems (2009), Sightings: a collection of Poetry (2007), Moving House and other Poems from Hong Kong (2005) and For the Record and other Poems of Hong Kong (2003), the latter two now translated into Chinese. She is the author of The Stewarts of Bourtreebush (2003) and The Golden Needle: The Biography of Frederick Stewart (1836-1889) (1997), and editor of The Complete Court Cases of Magistrate Frederick Stewart (2008), A Magistrate's Court in Nineteenth Century Hong Kong: Court in Time (2005- 2nd edition, 2009), The Development of Education in Hong Kong, 1841-1897 (2002) and Hong Kong Invaded! A '97 Nightmare (2001). Her poetry has been anthologised in Hong Kong, the Philippines and the United Kingdom

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Author : Gillian Bickley
Publisher : Proverse Hong Kong
Data Published : 01 December 1979
ISBN : 9628557033
EAN : 9789628557035
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 64 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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