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Racing Programme - Agua Caliente Jockey Club, Winter Race Meeting, 20 Mar 1932 Document Reg. No: SH 990726

Summary:
Programme issued by the Agua Caliente Jockey Club for the Handicap Day race meeting, held at Agua Caliente race track on Sunday, March 20th, 1932. This race was significant as the first, and only, race run and won by Phar Lap outside of Australia. This copy is handsigned by jockey Bill Elliot to his trainer Harry Telford, who had remained in Australia.
Description:
Program for the Agua Caliente Jockey CLub's winter race meeting held on Sunday, March 20.th, 1932. It consists of a number of long rectangular paper pages bound between two card covers and secured along the top by two metal staples. Printed on the cover is a silhouette of a horse and jockey racing, while along the bottom is a drawing of the grand stand at Agua Caliente racetrack. These images are surrounded by navy blue and red print. There is also an inscription hand written in black ink down the left side. On the back cover is some printed information detailng the introduction of the daily Double. Inside are details of the various races as well as advertising dotted throughout. There are also some hand written notes on the page which details the thirteenth race.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mrs Nancy Telford, 1999
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 22.70 cm (Height), 9.80 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: horse racing, 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: WINTER RACE MEETING/ SUNDAY, MARCH 20/ Official Program/ AGUA CALIENTE/ JOCKEY CLUB/ HANDICAP DAY (followed by extensive text.)

Handwritten along left side of front cover: To Mr H.R. Telford from Bill Elliot with best wishes

Printed on back cover: The Daily Double/ $2.00 STRAIGHT
Publisher: Agua Caliente Jockey Club, Agua Caliente, Tijuana, Mexico, 1932
Printer: Artes Graficas, Mexico, 1932
User: Mr William (Bill) Elliot, Agua Caliente, Tijuana, Mexico, 1932

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joy Woods Posted on 30 Jul 2013 7:18 AM
My grandfather was a jockey and then owner on the twenties and thirties. Joseph James Woods. I have a lot of priceless memorabilia. One in particular is the silk venue of march 23 1930 of the Agua Caliente Jockey Club from Baja California. Please email me with any information and who I might speak to about all the horse memorabilia. Thank You, Joy Woods Granddaughter

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