Pair of Horseshoes - Phar Lap, 1930s Reg. No: SH 931199
- Shoes believed to have been worn by Phar Lap.
They originally belonged to Mr Bert Wolfe, Sporting Editor for the Melbourne Herald.
Mrs Wolfe also donated a hand-written pedigree of Phar Lap, framed which had hung in her husband's office. Mr. Wolfe was formerly a member of the staff of the Sporting Globe.
- Two aluminium horse shoes, showing signs of wear. Each shoe is a mirror image of the other, the curve being slightly irregular on one side. Each shoe has fourteen nail-holes, which are in a groove which runs the length of the shoe. The three nearest to each end are closer together than the rest.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Elise Wolfe
|Dimensions:||12.00 cm (Height), 0.60 cm (Width), 12.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||animal husbandry, horse racing, recreation, horses, sport, racing industry, horseshoes, making history - phar lap|
|Themes this item is part of:||Tommy Woodcock, Race Horse Strapper & Trainer (1905-1985), David Davis, Entrepreneur & Race Horse Owner, Leisure Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Phar Lap Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Horse Racing|
|Inscriptions:||Stamped on metal: WOODS/ PM[Illegible]09/ 6H|
|Manufacturer:||Woods, Australia, 1928-1932|
|User:||Mr Tommy Woodcock, Mordialloc, Victoria, Australia, 1928-1932|