- Horse Racing Book of the Year – Shortlisted
Jamie Reid is the author of the acclaimed non-fiction books A Licence To Print Money (short listed for the 1992 William Hill Sports Book of the Year award), Days Like These: The Education of a Racing Lover (short listed for the 2004 William Hill Gambling Book of the Year) and Emperors Of The Turf as well as the novels Easy Money and Home On The Range. A lifelong punter and racing enthusiast he is also a journalist and regular columnist for the Financial Times colour supplement’s ‘How To Spend It’. He has also written for the Guardian and The Independent On Sunday as well as a wide range of other titles including Harpers & Queen, the New Statesman, Money Observer and Private Eye. He lives just outside Bath.