Wild Horses

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Written By: Dick Francis

Narrated By: Simon Jones

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Date: November 1994

Duration: 2 hours 49 minutes


Once a blacksmith, now famous and respected as a newspaperman, Valentine Clark knows everyone who is anyone in the racing world. Aged, confused, blind and dying, he harbours a daunting secret that he is desperate to be rid of. He makes last confession to his visiting film-director friend, Thomas Lyon, whom in his delirium he mistakes for a priest. Unburdened and at peace, Valentine passes away, yet his legacy remains, guarded by Thomas. On location in Newmarket, Thomas is troubled by the old man's secret. Seeking to understand this puzzling revelation, he uncovers a long-unsolved mystery that he soon finds is very much unforgotten. But as much as he wants to learn more, it seems he already knows too much. Imaginative and decisive though he may be, he will need superhuman courage and extreme cunning to stay alive.


  • Ian H.

    DF always tells a great story

  • Richard N

    Dick Francis wrote a great story and Simon Prebble provides perfect narration - new and long-time DF fans will enjoy this immensely.