Remarkable Racecourses is a beautifully presented collection of the world's most striking racecourses. Among the 70-plus racecourses included are Laytown in Ireland (the only race run on a beach under Turf Club rules), St. Moritz in Switzerland (which takes place on a frozen lake), Pukekohe Park in New Zealand (which is located in the centre of a motor racing circuit), Cartmel in Cumbria (where spectators enjoy the action from the centre of the circuit, ) and Epsom Downs in Surrey (which is a left-handed, open-ended, horseshoe-shaped course). It also features Aintree, Ascot, Baghdad Equestrian Club, Beirut Hippodrome, Birdsville, Cartmel, Champ de Mars, Capannelle, Chantilly, Cheltenham, Chepstow, Chester, Ellerslie, Epsom Downs, Flemington, Goodwood, Hamilton Park, Happy Valley, Hialeah Park, Iffezheim, Kernic Bay, Laytown, Longchamp, Mahalaxmi, Maisons-Laffitte, Meydan, Moonee Valley, Newmarket, Pontefract, Pukekohe Park, Santa Anita, St. Moritz, Tokyo, Turffontein, and Woodbine.
Tom Peacock worked for the Press Association for the best part of a decade and most recently was a racing reporter for the Daily Telegraph. Tom has twice been nominated as Reporter of the Year at the Horserace Writers & Photographers Association (HWPA) awards and has appeared as an expert for CNN.