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Booklet - Agua Caliente Jockey Club, Third Annual Winter Season, 1931-1932 Document Reg. No: SH 990803

Alternative Name(s): Program

The booklet was issued by the Agua Caliente Jockey Club to promote the 1931-1932 racing season, including the running of the Agua Caliente Handicap in March, 1932, which was Phar Lap's last race. It belonged to the family of his trainer Harry Telford family, and was amongst a number of items donated to the museum by them in the 1990s.
Rectangular booklet, consisting of twenty seven double sided glossy pages, printed on both sides with extensive black text, photographs and diagrams. The pages are bound with two glossy paper covers by three metal staples. In later years the binding has been reinforced with sewn red thread.

The booklet has been annotated on several pages, including a reference of Phar Lap races at Agua Caliente on page 5. Walter Dupee, one of the Agua Caliente Jockey Club Board of Governors, has signed the booklet on page 3.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mrs Nancy Telford, 1999
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 150 mm (Height), 240 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: horse racing, racing industry, horses, racecourses, social clubs, sporting clubs, making history - phar lap
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, Phar Lap in America, 1932, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: race programs
Inscriptions: Printed on front cover: Total Stake and Purse Distribution Approximately/ One Million Dollars/ Third Annual/ Winter/ Season/ 1931 - 1932/ Thanksgiving/ day/ to/ March/ Twenty-seventh/ Nineteen Thirty-two/ Twenty-three/ Stake/ Events/ Winner/ Agua Caliente/ Handicap/ Guaranteed/ $100,000/ JAMES N. CROFTON/ President/ Mike Hall, Jockey O'Donnell up, Winner of the 1931 Agua Caliente Handicap.

Hand signed in ink on page three: W.H. Dupee/ El Cortez/ San Diego

Hand written in pencil on top of page 5: Where Phar Lap races on Sunday
Publisher: Agua Caliente Jockey Club, Agua Caliente, Tijuana, Mexico, 1931

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