Good Losers Die Broke : A Lifetime of Tales from the Track
by Max Presnell
Editor: Allen & Unwin
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Melbourne Mick Bartley was not important to note when he described $ 6000 in 1976 as the toilet paperTo call a bettor wasn’t enoughNobody played him best horses in the roles of agent commission, SP of betting and master betting architect of coups d’étatBut the punt gives, and the boat takes awayFrom the boy copy in Sydney Soleil to his current weekly Fairfax column, Max Presnell has lived, breathed and written about horse racing for over 60 years.Good Lost Dying Broken gives us its best, most colorful stories, a lifetime of lawn watchingStarting with Max’s unique education at Kensington, the legendary Hotel, where his father was a publican, of Good Lost Dying Broken takes us on a journey into the heart and soul of Australian racing.He brilliantly captures not only the famous race names like Tommy Smith, Bart Cummings, and the Gai Waterhouse, and the legendary gamblers like Kerry Packer, but a wonderful parade of bookmakers lacrosse, pimps, pickpockets, dope-takers, plonkers, lobbers and downright evilWritten with Max the mark of humour and encyclopedic sports knowledge, the Good Lost Dying Beaten is the distillation of more than six decades of racing the greatest characters and stories
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