This issue contains 12 pages, 24 sides, it was taken from a Bound Volume and therefore has the Binding holes showing.
Front page shows a portrait photograph of Mr. R. H. Combe.
Articles include,- A High Class Racehorse. Half page photograph of the Racehorse "Noble Chieftain." By Fitz-James out of Village Belle.
The Fate of the Favourites in 1896.
Racecourse Scenes. Two photographs from Sandown Park. 1- Under the Hammer.- A Likely Two year old, 2- After the Race. - Goimg Home.
Jockeys' Winning Mounts - III. Totals for the Season 1896. Article together with portrait photographs of Four Jockeys. 1- Fagan. 2- White. 3- Calder. 4- Colling.
A Noted Steeplechaser. Photograph of the Racehorse "Horizon." By Ocean Wave out of Hesperia.
The Proposed Innovation Under National Hunt Rules.
Newmarket. Two Half page photograph of The Jockey Club Rooms. 1- The Arcade Room. 2- The Old Card Room.
Editorial Announcement that the Racing Illustrated will as from the 1st Jan 1897 be called "Country Life Illustrated."
Turf Notes. By Hippias. Featuring a look at the current Racing Scene.
The Musical Plater. By G.G.
The Welbeck Handicap Hurdle Race.
The Jockey Club & National Hunt Committee.
The Second Charger. By George H. Rayner.
Racing in Australia. Article with photographs showing.- 1- Full page photograph showing a Panoramic view of the Course on Derby Day at Flemington. 2- The Finish of the Melbourne Stakes at Flemington. 3- The Finish of the Hotham Handicap. 4- The Race of the day. "Newhaven" winning in a Canter. 5- "Newhaven." At the Scale. 6- At Flemington, decorating the Derby Winner with a Blue Ribbon. 7- Notabilities on the Course. Government House Party after the Ceremony. 8- Flemington, After the race. Showing Racegoers going to have a look at the Winner. 9- The Carriage Paddock. 10- The Winner of the Maribyrnong Plate. "Keera." By Neckersgat out of Hortense. 11- Flemington, showing Racegoers watching the last Race from the Terrace.
An Interesting Reminiscence. "In The Hampton Court Paddocks." Photograph showing, "The Late Sir John D. Astley and Mr. James Weatherby at the Last Sale of the Royal Stud at Hampton Court.