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- A Commissioned By Port Lincoln, Australia
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Mask - Tony Santic, Makybe Diva, Emirates Melbourne Cup, 2005 Reg. No: HT 13263
- This mask was one of number produced by the Santic family (the owners of Makybe Diva) and given away to attendees of the Melbourne Cup Parade through the CBD, on 31st October, 2005, and the Melbourne Cup Day race meeting, on the 1st November, 2005. Makybe Diva ran in the Melbourne Cup, and won her third consecutive victory.
- Thin cardboard crescent shaped mask, with two eye holes cut out, and a length of black elastic attached through a small hole on either side. The front is decorated in Makybe Diva's racing colours of blue, black and white (which represent the colours of the Croatian flag, the birthplace of Tony Santic) and the Southern Cross, with printed name of the horse, as well as the name and signatures of her owner, trainer and jockey. The Emirates logo is printed at the top, and `Emirates Melbourne Cup' is printed at the bottom.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Michael Reason, 2005
|Dimensions:||8.00 cm (Width), 23.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||horse racing, melbourne cup racing carnival, recreation, horses, sport, racing industry, masks|
|Themes this item is part of:||Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Secondary Classification:||Horse Racing|
|Inscriptions:||Printed on front: Emirates/ Principal Partner/ MAKYBE DIVA/ TONY SANTIC/ OWNER/ LEE FREEDMAN/ TRAINER/ Emirates/ Melbourne Cup/ GLEN BOSS/ JOCKEY|
|Commissioned By:||Mr Tony Santic, Port Lincoln, South Australia, Australia, 2005|