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Book - Christchurch Press Co, New Zealand Stud Book, Volume X, 1927 Document Reg. No: HT 16988

Summary:
Book published by the Christchurch Press Company in 1927, containing details about race horse bred during the 1926-27 season. Under the entry for the mare Entreaty, it lists an unnamed chestnut colt out of Night Raid. This colt was purchased by Harry Telford at the 1928 Annual New Zealand Thoroughbred Yearling Sales, and was soon named `Phar Lap'.
Description:
Rectangular book, containing approximately 380 white paper pages with extensive black printed text. The book is bound with thick card covers covered with brown leather, and printed with gold leaf text on the spine.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 222 mm (Height), 153 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: horse racing, racing industry, horses, horse husbandry, rural life, 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, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: publications
Inscriptions: Text printed on spine in gold: N.Z./ STUD/BOOK/ VOL. X./ 1927

Text printed on first page: THE/ NEW ZEALAND/ STUD BOOK/ CONTAINING/ PEDIGREES OF/ RACE HORSES
Publisher: Christchurch Press Co. Ltd., Christchurch, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand, 1927

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