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- A Previous Owner Mordialloc, Australia
Rubber Soles - Horse, Phar Lap, 1928-1932 Reg. No: SH 860328
- Pair of black rubber soles that were part of a collection of Phar Lap's equipment which had been keep in a suitcase by his strapper Tommy Woodcock as a memorial to his beloved friend.
He brought the suitcase to the Museum of Victoria in 1979, and donated it and the contents to the Museum. Museum staff remember that he was visibly moved as he carefully removed each item from the case, such was his affection for the horse.
- Set of rubber soles each consisting of an oval black rubber hoof cover attached to a brown leather strap. Hoof cover has a raised section with four grooves cut in. The sole is re-enforced with a thin metal strip which protrudes from the front of the sole. The leather strap is fastened by a metal buckle. There are eleven holes in the strap.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Tommy Woodcock
|Dimensions:||14.00 cm (Height), 2.00 cm (Width), 10.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||animal husbandry, horse racing, recreation, rubber, horses, sport, racing industry, making history - phar lap, hoof pads, hoof supports, sole support, hoof protection|
|Themes this item is part of:||Tommy Woodcock, Race Horse Strapper & Trainer (1905-1985), Phar Lap, Champion Race Horse (1926-1932), David Davis, Entrepreneur & Race Horse Owner, Leisure Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Phar Lap Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Horse Racing|
|Tertiary Classification:||horse tack|
|Previous Owner:||Mr Tommy Woodcock, Mordialloc, Victoria, Australia, 1928-1932|
|User:||Phar Lap (Racehorse), Australia, 1928-1932|
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