Alex Bird

the life and secrets of a professional punter by Alex Bird

Publisher: Queen Anne Press in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 254 Downloads: 382
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  • Bird, Alex, 1916-,
  • Horseplayers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Horse racing -- Betting -- Great Britain.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementAlex Bird with Terry Manners.
ContributionsManners, Terry.
LC ClassificationsSF336.B57 A3 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination254 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2571825M
ISBN 10035610589X
LC Control Number85115745

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