Originally Posted by benham
They aren't usually about horseracing itself but his characters are generally involved with the sport in some way. If you like crime fiction he did extensive research for his books. Now his son Felix is also writing with him and seems to be doing well also He doesn't rights series, although a couple characters show up in more then 1 book. Pick any book and try it out!
He was actually a jockey, and rather successful one (he was jockey to Queen Mother for some time). He has retired from racing in 1957, and has been writing since then. I remember reading a lot of his books when I was teenager, and loved them at the time.