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Application Form - Tattersall's Melbourne Cup Sweep, 1938 Document Reg. No: HT 21755

Summary:
This form was issued by Tattersalls to promote the various sweeps it was organising in conjunction with the running of the 1938 Melbourne Cup.

It was found by the donor under the floorboards of their house in North Croydon during renovations in 2007.
Description:
A rectangular sheet of thin paper, printed on both sides with extensive black and red text. On the front is a black and white photograph of a jockey riding a race horse.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Marie Shannon, 2007
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 250 mm (Height), 122 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: gambling, horse racing, making history - phar lap
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: gambling
Inscriptions: Text, printed: Pwing to the continued success of our big sweeps on the Melbourne Cup,/the first prize in which for 1935, 1936, and 1937 was 50,000, we are/again promoting a similar Consultation with the same attractive list of/large prizes and a great number of smaller ones./This is the 58th consecutive year in which Tattersall's have successfully conducted their/World-famed sweeps on Australia's greatest horse race - the Melbourne Cup./MELBOURNE CUP/RUN AT FLEMINGTON, VICTORIA, 1st NOVEMBER, 1938.
Date of Event: 1938

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