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Book - Christchurch Press Co, The New Zealand Turf Register, 1927-1928 Document Reg. No: HT 16989

Book published by in 1928, and contains details about the racing industry in New Zealand in the season 1927-28, including horses sold at the 1928 Annual New Zealand Thoroughbred Yearling Sales. Under the entry for Mr A F Roberts of Timaru, it mentions a chestnut colt by Night Raid - Entreaty which sold for 160 Guineas at the sale. It also reports that Harry Telford purchased another horse, a filly by Tea Tray - Graceful for 225 Guineas at the same sale.
Rectangular book, containing approximately 1000 white paper pages printed with extensive black printed text. The book is split into three sections; "Races Run", "Winners, Colours, Entries" and "Rules of Racing". The book is bound with thick card covers covered in green leather, and printed with gold leaf text on the front cover and spine.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 159 mm (Height), 115 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: horse racing, racing industry, horses, racecourses, making history - phar lap, gold
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 front cover in gold: THE/NEW ZEALAND/ TURF REGISTER/ 1927-28.
Publisher: Christchurch Press Co. Ltd., Christchurch, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand, 1928

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