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Negative - Race Horse Night Raid, Sire of Phar Lap Sire, Timaru, New Zealand, 1932 Image Reg. No: MM 131679

Black and white copy negative depicting the horse Night Raid, which was the sire (father) of champion race horse Phar Lap.

It belonged to the donor's father, Mr Jim Shaw (1908-1992), who worked for AF Roberts, the thorough breeder who produced Phar Lap in Timaru. In 1929 Shaw became his stud manager when the operation was moved to Katurna Valley, where this photograph was taken in 1932.
Black and white acetate copy negative.
Description Of Content:
Depicts the horse Night Raid, sire of Phar Lap, at a property in Timaru, New Zealand.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Kerry Shaw, 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 60 mm (Height), 70 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: horse racing, recreation, horses, rural landscapes, making history - phar lap
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Hand written on a piece of paper and placed in the negative frame; '00.1070'
Format: Negative - Copy: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Katurna Valley, Timaru, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand, 1932

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