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Magazine Cutting - Dam of Phar Lap Sold for 1500 Guineas, 1932 Document Reg. No: HT 13302

This magazine cutting was amongst a large number of sympathy letters sent to his trainer and part owner Harry Telford after Phar Lap died in April, 1932. The Telford family retained the letters, and they were donated to the museum in the 1990s.
Square piece of white glossy paper roughly cut from a magazine. Printed on one side is a photograph of a mare and foal in a fenced yard. On the back is printed part of a photograph of a large group of people at a ferry terminal in New Zealand.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Nancy Telford, 1999
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 18.90 cm (Width), 18.40 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: 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
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: publications
Inscriptions: 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.
Date Published: New Zealand, 1932

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