Horse Racing

Jim Linton's racing accident in A Little Bush Maid.  Painting by John Lennox.Horse Racing Short Stories


Horses were a really big part of everyone’s lives before the motor car became commonplace.  So racing them was a very natural pastime, and not only in the Melbourne Cup or on St Patrick’s Day.  These stories were all first published in The Leader weekend newspaper in Melbourne.

A Taste of Education

Gossoon: a Tale of the Turf

Old Brann’s Mare — The Tale of a District Cup

The Way of the Transgressor




Mary Grant Bruce’s short stories are under copyright owned by the Mary Grant Bruce Family Trust.

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