Five Racing Post Books nominated for awards
RACING POST Books are among five nominations for the prestigious British Sports Book Awards 2013 which will be announced on Tuesday.
The newspaper has four of the six shortlisted for Horse Racing Book of the Year and one, Frankel: The Wonder Horse, by Andrew Pennington, in contention for Illustrated Book of the Year prize.
The books, all published by Racing Post Books, comprise A Weight Off My Mind by Richard Hughes with Lee Mottershead, Clive Brittain: The Smiling Pioneer by Robin Oakley, Her Majesty's Pleasure by Julian Muscat and Racing Crazy by David Ashforth.
The quartet are up against Clare Balding's autobiography, My Animals and Other Family and When Horse Racing was Horse Racing by Adam Powley.
The awards will be presented at a ceremony held at Lord's cricket ground on Tuesday.