||death mourning, horse racing, horses, sport, racing industry, magazines, making history - phar lap
|Themes this item is part of:
||Harry Telford, Race Horse Owner & Trainer (1877-1960), David Davis, Entrepreneur & Race Horse Owner, Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Phar Lap Collection
||Handwritten on front in black ink: Your Lucky Breed try it again/ Try your luck with this little Beauty It will/ help your friend Woodcock to forget. He will get/ over the shock better if this chap is about the/ stables/ I like the look of this chap Bobbies/ Double.
Printed on front in black ink: DAM OF PHAR LAP SOLD FOR 1500 GUINEAS. Bobbie No 2/ Entreaty, dam of Phar Lap, with a foal, full-brother to the champion racehorse, photographed at the dispersal sale of the/ Kaituna Stud, the property of the late Mr. A.F. Roberts, at Christchurch, on Easter Monday. The mare and foal were/ purchased for 1500 guineas by Mr. F.A. Armstrong, of Christchurch. Night Raid, the sire of Phar Lap, was passed in at/ 2500 guineas.
||New Zealand, 1932