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Book review : The Eccentric Queen of the Sport Of Kings : DOROTHY PAGET   Recently updated !

Book review : The Eccentric Queen of the Sport Of Kings : DOROTHY PAGET by Graham Sharpe and Declan Colley Reviewer: David Cormack It wasn’t until relatively recently that I’d learned that Dorothy Paget was only 28 when she led in Golden Miller after the first of his five Gold Cup wins in 1932. I’d always assumed, from the evidence of photographs, that she was older, her large frame, encompassed in that trademark heavy coat and unflattering headgear, giving lie to her youth. That intriguing and, to me at least, surprising fact had me eagerly anticipating the new biography of Miss Paget, written by Graham Sharpe and Declan Colley. For what kind of young woman in the male dominated society of the time, within an almost exclusively male dominated sport, came to own the horse […]

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