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Photograph - Race Horse Night Raid, Sire of Phar Lap Sire, Timaru, New Zealand, 1932 Reg. No: SH 001070
- Black and white photograph depicting the horse Night Raid, which was the sire (father) of champion race horse Phar Lap.
It belonged to the donor's father, Mr Jim Shaw (1908-1992), who worked for AF Roberts, the thorough breeder who produced Phar Lap in Timaru. In 1929 Shaw became his stud manager when the operation was moved to Katurna Valley, where this photograph was taken in 1932.
- black and white photograph
- Description Of Content:
- Depicts the horse Night Raid, sire of Phar Lap, at a property in Timaru, New Zealand.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Kerry Shaw, 2000
|Dimensions:||66 mm (Width), 110 mm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||horse racing, recreation, horses, rural landscapes, beechworth, making history - phar lap|
|Themes this item is part of:||Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Horse Racing|
|Tertiary Classification:||images (to be classified)|
|Inscriptions:||Written on back: Night-Raid Feb 19/32|
|Organisations Depicted:||Night Raid|
|Place & Date Made:||Katurna Valley, Timaru, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand, 1932 or later|
|Place & Date Used:||Katurna Valley, Timaru, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand, 1932 or later|