Meet Ken Linnett
Date & time
Wed 6 May 2020
10:30am to 11:30am
Add to Calendar 2020-05-06 10:30 2020-05-06 11:30 Australia/Brisbane Meet Ken Linnett The little Kiwi racehorse Rough Habit repeatedly showed sceptics that looks aren’t everything during his warrior-like forays across the Tasman during the 1990s. He also vindicated his “hobby breeder” who was scorned by purists. Featuring a rich cast of jockeys, trainers, owners and followers, this is the tale of a horse that became a folk hero on Brisbane racecourses and a New Zealand tourist attraction in retirement. Telling his story in full for the first time, join Ken Linnett, winner of the 2018 Bill Whittaker Award for the best book on horse racing in Australia and New Zealand, as he explains why he felt compelled to write<em> Rough Habit: An Unlikely Champion.</em> Books will be available for purchase on the day or bring your copy from home for Ken to sign. To reserve your place, <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/meet-ken-linnett-hamilton-library-tickets-98329140105" target="_blank">visit Eventbrite</a> or phone the library. Hamilton Library, 36 Racecourse Road, Ascot
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Age

Young adults, Adults, Seniors

Cost

Free

The little Kiwi racehorse Rough Habit repeatedly showed sceptics that looks aren’t everything during his warrior-like forays across the Tasman during the 1990s. He also vindicated his “hobby breeder” who was scorned by purists. Featuring a rich cast of jockeys, trainers, owners and followers, this is the tale of a horse that became a folk hero on Brisbane racecourses and a New Zealand tourist attraction in retirement.

Telling his story in full for the first time, join Ken Linnett, winner of the 2018 Bill Whittaker Award for the best book on horse racing in Australia and New Zealand, as he explains why he felt compelled to write Rough Habit: An Unlikely Champion.

Books will be available for purchase on the day or bring your copy from home for Ken to sign.

To reserve your place, visit Eventbrite or phone the library.

Bookings

Bookings required. Phone Hamilton Library on 07 3403 1050 to reserve your place.

Venue

Hamilton Library, 36 Racecourse Road, Ascot

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