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Whip - Jockey, Brown Leather, Phar Lap Object Reg. No: SH 990721

Summary:
Jockey's whip believed to have been used by jockeys riding the champion racehorse Phar Lap. It was retained by the family of his trainer Harry Telford, and was amongst a number of items donated to the Museum by them in the 1990s.
Description:
Brown leather jockey whip, consisting of a long woven handle with a tapered metal knob on one end and a double thickness leather flap at the other end. There are lengths of woven leather bound around the handle in several places.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mrs Nancy Telford, 1999
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 25 mm (Height), 35 mm (Width), 615 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: animal husbandry, horse racing, horses, sport, racing industry
Themes this item is part of: Harry Telford, Race Horse Owner & Trainer (1877-1960), Phar Lap, Champion Race Horse (1926-1932), David Davis, Entrepreneur & Race Horse Owner, Leisure Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: horse equipment

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