Yet away from the big weekend meetings, Royal Ascot, Cheltenham et al, attendance at everyday small horse racing meetings is relatively small. Visit the racecourse betting ring on a dull Monday, and you will find a well-informed motley collection of racing enthusiasts, passionate about the sport — even more passionate about having a bet. Each race is a small battle, in the ongoing war between punter and bookmaker.
These pictures tell their story.
— Martin Amis is a photographer based in the UK. These images are part of his ongoing project on the British Racing community.
Be sure to check out more images from this series at www.racingseen.co.uk.