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Catalogue - Annual New Zealand Thoroughbred Yearling Sales, 24 Jan 1928 Object Reg. No: HT 8465

Summary:
Catalogue for the Annual New Zealand Thoroughbred Yearling Sales, 1928, at which Phar Lap was sold. The original owner of the catalogue has annotated the listing for Lot 41 (later known as Phar Lap) with the words 'Good Walker, Great Shoulder, Very Strong Made Colt' and the result 'H. Telford, 160 Guineas'.
Description:
Seventy two page booklet bound with heavy cream card covers. Cover is printed in a portrait format with details of the auction, as well as a photograph of a horse (NOT Phar Lap.) Inside is printed with extensive black text, detailing the lots in the auction. Pencil annotations have been made next to many of the entries.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 21.30 cm (Height), 14.30 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: auctions, horse racing, horses, horse husbandry, racing industry, rural life, making history - phar lap
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Phar Lap Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: horse sales
Inscriptions: Printed on front cover: Annual New Zealand/Thoroughbrred Yearling Sales/AT THE TRENTHAM RACECOURSE/TUESDAY, JANUARY 24th, 1928/At 3.30p.m.

The original owner of this catalogue has annotated Lot 41 in pencil with the words `Good Walker, Great Shoulder, Very Strong Made Colt', as well as the result `H.Telford, 160 Guineas.'
Person Named: Harry Telford, 1928

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