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~READ E-PUB ♾ A Fine Place to Daydream: Racehorses, Romance, and the Irish ⚖ Twenty five years after Laughing in the Hills, his racetrack classic, Bill Barich tells the story of how he fell in love and found a new life in Dublin, where he was soon caught up in the Irish obsession with horses and luck Barich travels his adopted country and meets the leading trainers and jockeys the beleaguered bookies who work rain or shine and a host of passionate, like minded fans from Father Sean Breen, the Racing Priest, to T P Reilly, whose peculiar betting system turns on a horse s looksWitty, philosophical, and vividly written, A Fine Place to Daydream is a paean to the real Ireland, a moving tale of a surprise romance, and a thrilling account of a hugely exciting season at the track A great book based on the author s experiences of the Irish racing scene Full of reminiscences and stories of the various characters he has met in betting shops, on the track, trainers, jockeys, this will appeal to anyone with a horsey inclination.A native of California, the author goes to London where he falls in love with a girl and subsequently moves to and settles in Dublin where his love affair with the racing world started, mixing with the people who bet to the people who own the horses A great book based on the author s experiences of the Irish racing scene Full of reminiscences and stories of the various characters he has met in betting shops, on the track, trainers, jockeys, this will appeal to anyone with a horsey inclination.A native of California, the author goes to London where he falls in love with a girl and subsequently moves to and settles in Dublin where his love affair with the racing world started, mixing with the people who bet to the people who own the horses the author befriends and enjoys the company of all sorts of people.Well written full of stories and anecdotes this is a must for fans of the genre A great read Bill Barich, A Fine Place to Daydream Racehorses, Romance, and the Irish Knopf, 2005 Bill Barich has written a sequel of sorts to Laughing in the Hills, a book Sports Illustrated rightly calls one of the best sports books ever written In this one, Barich has relocated to Ireland and is in the throes of a new relationship whilst chronicling the Irish jump season The best part about the book is that, well, it s Bill Barich, who could make the phone book interesting that the story involves hor Bill Barich, A Fine Place to Daydream Racehorses, Romance, and the Irish Knopf, 2005 Bill Barich has written a sequel of sorts to Laughing in the Hills, a book Sports Illustrated rightly calls one of the best sports books ever written In this one, Barich has relocated to Ireland and is in the throes of a new relationship whilst chronicling the Irish jump season The best part about the book is that, well, it s Bill Barich, who could make the phone book interesting that the story involves horses and their people is just the icing on the cake A Fine Place to Daydream spends less time on its author Laughing in the Hills was a memoir before memoiring was cool andtime on the Irish jump scene, which makes for compelling reading I ve been a big fan of Barich s for a long, long time, and this one has done nothing to dissuade me Another fine piece of writing A Fine Place to Daydream Racehorses, Romance, and the IrishBook Riots Read Harder Challenge Book One A book about SportAn American Sports Writer settled and living in Ireland takes you through the build up of the Cheltenham Festival from the views of the Trainers, Jockeys and Bookies in Ireland.The Book is an easy read The tales told by the characters he meets are interesting and funny His descriptions of the tracks and farms he visits are very well written.I have no real interest in the su A Fine Place to Daydream Racehorses, Romance, and the IrishBook Riots Read Harder Challenge Book One A book about SportAn American Sports Writer settled and living in Ireland takes you through the build up of the Cheltenham Festival from the views of the Trainers, Jockeys and Bookies in Ireland.The Book is an easy read The tales told by the characters he meets are interesting and funny His descriptions of the tracks and farms he visits are very well written.I have no real interest in the subject matter but the book is well written and easy read which concludes at the Cheltenham Festival I think I would have appreciated thisof I knew about racing. Great story with a wealth of info about Irish and British Horse racing history Excellent Book. 3.5 stars Well written Covers a racing season in Ireland A bit too long for me but enjoyed it nonetheless.