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Photograph - Jim Pike Riding Phar Lap at the Melbourne Cup, Flemington Racecourse, Victoria, 1930 Reg. No: MM 113808
- Black and white photograph.
- Description Of Content:
- Jockey Jim Pike is pictured riding Phar Lap at the Melbourne Cup. Flemington race track is shown in the background. Pike wears a silk top that has white stripes on the arms. He wears a dark helmet and white jodpurs. Phar Lap's white saddle cloth bears the number 6.
- Acquisition Information:
- Cultural Gifts Donation from Mrs Nancy Telford, 1999
- Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
|Dimensions:||199 mm (Height), 248 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||horse racing, sport, uniforms, horses, racecourses, fences, race tracks, sportsmen, people, making history - phar lap|
|Themes this item is part of:||Jimmy Pike, Artist (circa 1940-2002), Jim Pike, Jockey (1892-1969), Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Horse Racing|
|Inscriptions:||Handwritten in grey pencil on the back of photograph: 'Bu(indecipherable)'
Handwritten in black ink on the back of photograph: '6'
|People Depicted:||Jim Pike|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 1930|
|Person Depicted:||Jim Pike, Australia|