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Presentation Sash - AJC Derby, Phar Lap, Grey, 1929 Object Reg. No: SH 990801

Alternative Name(s): Ribbon

Sash presented to champion race horse Phar Lap after winning the AJC Derby at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney on the 5th October, 1929. 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.
Presentation sash consisting of a length of light blue woven silk, doubled over to form a loop. Along the bottom edges are short pieces of gold metal fringing. There are two horizontal pleats near the bottom of the front and back of the sash. 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
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 155 mm (Width), 930 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: length is measurement of ribbon folded in half

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Tagged with: awards, horse racing, recreation, horses, sport, racing industry, sashes, making history - phar lap
Themes this item is part of: Australian Jockey Club, Randwick, New South Wales, Harry Telford, Race Horse Owner & Trainer (1877-1960), Phar Lap, Champion Race Horse (1926-1932), David Davis, Entrepreneur & Race Horse Owner, 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./ DERBY/ 1929
Presented By: Australian Jockey Club (AJC), Randwick, New South Wales, Australia, 1930
Original Owner: Harry Telford, Mordialloc, Victoria, Australia, 1929 or later

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