WITH the film Seabiscuit wowing cinema audiences the beauty, char-acter and excitement of the love of the Turf has never been so well documented.
And Jamie Reid's book Days Like Theseis a romantic and colourful book that also captures the joy of horse racing.
For racing lovers this book is ideal and the Daily Post has teamed up with Mainstream Publishing to offer you the chance to win one of three copies in another great competition.
Days Like Theseis a personal and autobiographical account of one man's passionate love affair with horse racing and betting. It chronicles the origins ad consequences of his obsession with the sport and his addiction to gambling, through good times and bad.
The book celebrates some of the great racing personalities of the last 40 years - from Sir Peter O'Sullevan and Lester Piggott to Jonjo O'Neill and Captain Ryan Price - and focuses on some of the most legendary horses, including Arkle and Dawn Run in particular.
Beginning with a nail-biting account of a high stakes gamble at the 2002 Cheltenham Festival and concluding with the jubilation of a 10-1 ante-post triumph at the following year's meeting, Reid evokes the people, the faces, the reek of fast food and the potent adrenalin-charged atmosphere of the track.
The hardback book Days Like These is in all good bookshops priced at £15.99, but you have the chance to win one by simply answering the following question:
Who won this year's Vodafone Oaks at Epsom?
Then send your answer along with your name, address and daytime telephone number to Days Like These Competition, Daily Post Sport, LDP&E Ltd, PO Box 48, Old Hall Street, Liverpool L69 3EB, or email to email@example.com, or fax to 0151 330 5091. Closing date is first post on Friday, November 28. Normal LDP&E competition rules apply. Only UK residents can enter.