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Around The Races In Eighty Days is the funny, inspiring and candid account of a man who took a career break (had a mid-life crisis) and searched for possible answers, and possible questions to the possible answers, whilst attempting to watch horse racing at all the British courses in an eighty-day period.

His amazing odyssey coincided with a turbulent year in his life, becoming both a distraction and complication to events unfolding in the ‘real world’. Could his ludicrous challenge, one that took twenty years to transition from absurd dream to stark reality, survive against the odds?

“The story of a lost, obsessive, middle-aged man, and they can be capable of some pretty remarkable things.”
The Racing Post

“Cracking read. Highly recommended!”
Walking The Courses

“A must read not just for racing fans but for lovers of journeys, both physical and emotional.”
Amazon customer review

“Delightful and a must for racing fans and UK travel fans. Made me laugh out loud a number of times”
Amazon customer review

Virtually giving it away.....

Virtually giving it away…..





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"More fun than you can shake a stick at!" CJ, Stokenchurch

More fun than you can shake a stick at





Alternatively, the equally satisfying but more portable paperback second edition is now available for those long, lazy summer hours drifting to the sound of the sea, the reassuring hum of distant lawn mowers, and the warm chink of cool bottles. Again, Atried followers receive a 25% discount making this extraordinary value at just £7.49 plus £3.95 P&P.

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