Clare shortlisted for 2013 British Sports Book Award

Clare and her autobiography My Animals and Other Family have been shortlised for this year’s British best sportsbook bonus Awards, to be held at Lord’s Cricket Ground on 21st May.

Clare’s competition in the Horse Racing Book of the Year category include When Horse Racing was Horse Racing by Adam Powley, Racing Crazy by David Ashforth, Her Majesty’s Pleasure by Julian Muscat, Clive Brittain: The Smiling Pioneer by Robin Oakley and A Weight Off My Mind by Richard Hughes clarebalding_20130516122313

The British Sports Book Awards exist to highlight and give prominence to the very best sports books published in the previous calendar year. The awards were originally conceived as part of the famous National Sporting Club’s banqueting campaign programme. These enjoyable lunches and dinners brought the world of sports writing, publishing and entertainment together. It soon became evident that there was room for a major celebration of the best of British sports writing and the British Sports Book Awards were born.


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