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Presentation Sash - AJC St. Leger, Phar Lap, Red, 1930 Object Reg. No: SH 990800

Summary:
Alternative Name(s): Ribbon

This sash was presented to champion race horse Phar Lap after winning the AJC St. Leger Stakes at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney on the 19th April, 1930. It was retained by family of his trainer Harry Telford family, and was amongst a number of items donated to the museum by them in the 1990s.
Description:
Presentation sash consisting of a length of red woven silk, doubled over to form a loop. Along the bottom edges are short pieces of gold metal fringing. Towards the bottom of the front of the sash is sewn a metal loop whilst on the back is sewn a metal swan shaped clasp, which are both used to secure the sash when worn
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mrs Nancy Telford, 1999
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 150 mm (Width), 1165 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: length is measurement of ribbon folded in half

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Tagged with: horse racing, recreation, awards
Themes this item is part of: Australian Jockey Club, Randwick, New South Wales, Phar Lap, Champion Race Horse (1926-1932), David Davis, Entrepreneur & Race Horse Owner, Harry Telford, Race Horse Owner & Trainer (1877-1960), Domestic & Community Life Collection, Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: awards
Inscriptions: Printed in gold horizontally along front: A.J.C./ ST. LEGER/ 1930
Presented By: Australian Jockey Club (AJC), Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 1930
Original Owner: Harry Telford, Mordialloc, Victoria, Australia, 1930 or later

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