Phar Lap - The Story of Big Red

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'Jack Spinty published this booklet in April 1932.'

Watch this great multimedia story from the Museum of Victoria


RACE RECORD: 51 starts: 37 wins, three seconds and two thirds
STAKEMONEY: £56,425, plus $US50,000
BREEDING: Night Raid—Entreaty (by Winkie)
FOALED: Timaru, New Zealand, 4 October 1926
DIED: Menlo Park, California, 5 April 1932
OWNERS: DJ Davis & HR Telford
COLOUR: Chestnut (near red)
HEIGHT: 17.1 hands
BIGGEST WINS: Agua Caliente Handicap; Melbourne Cup; AJC Derby; Victoria Derby; WS Cox Plate (twice)
RACE COLOURS: 1929–30 Red jacket, black and white hooped sleeves, red cap 1931–32 Red jacket, red and green hooped sleeves, black cap

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