Alan Yuill Walker
As a freelance writer, Alan Yuill Walker has spent his life writing about racing and bloodstock. For over forty years he was a regular contributor to Horse & Hound and has had a long involvement with the Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association. Other magazines/journals to which he has contributed on a regular basis include The British/European Racehorse, Stud & Stable, Pacemaker, The Thoroughbred Breeder and Thoroughbred Owner & Breeder. He was also a leading contributor to The Bloodstock Breeders’ Annual Review. His previous books are Thoroughbred Studs of Great Britain, The History of Darley Stud Farms, Months of Misery Moments of Bliss, and Grey Magic.
The Scots & The Turf tells the story of the amazing contribution made to the world of thoroughbred horse racing by the Scots and those of Scottish ancestry, past and present, including 2017's Grand National winner One for Arthur.Throughout the years, this contribution has been across the board, from jockeys to trainers and owners as well as some superb horses. Learn More
Racing and Breeding - The Scottish Influence
The Scots & The Turf reveals the unexpected contribution that people of Scottish ancestry, past and present, have made to the world of the Thoroughbred racehorse. Learn More