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Photograph - Race Horse Night Raid, Sire of Phar Lap Sire, Timaru, New Zealand, 1932 Image 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
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 66 mm (Width), 110 mm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: horse racing, recreation, horses, rural landscapes, beechworth, making history - phar lap
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Written on back: Night-Raid Feb 19/32
Organisations Depicted: Night Raid
Format: Photograph: Sepia
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

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