first_img[dropcap]I[/dropcap]t really was a treat, this morning, to be invited, to The Ivy, by Alan Newman, to the launch of his book; ‘It’s Not What You Know’. Chronicling his life and times, as a bookmaker,‎ (with all profits going to The Peace Hospice, in Hertfordshire THE PEACE HOSPICE WEBSITE).The highlight of the event though, for me, was when Dave Stewart, who helps with the Star Sports website, and also edited Alan’s book, stood up to say a few words. He said something really special, that will certainly stay with me. Alan’s book isn’t just about his life, it’s about the wonderful community of characters; that Greyhound Racing is.IT’S NOT WHAT YOU KNOW by ALAN NEWMAN – available online for £19.95 at:” alt=”last_img” /> read more