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Photograph - Jim Pike Riding Phar Lap at the Melbourne Cup, Flemington Racecourse, Victoria, 1930 Image Reg. No: MM 113808

Description:
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
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 199 mm (Height), 248 mm (Width)

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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
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: mementoes
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

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