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Jockey's Pass - Western Australian Turf Club, Harry Telford, 1905 - 1906 Object Reg. No: HT 10019

Jockey's Pass belonging to Harry Telford, who later went on to train the champion race horse Phar Lap. Issued by the "The Western Australian Turf Club", for the period from 1st August 1905 to 31st July 1906.
Small, folded black leather pass with initials of the turf club embossed onto front in gold. Paper form attached to inside, with name of club, pass number, jockey's details, and membership duration. Name of jockey and duration of license is handwritten in black ink.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mrs Nancy Telford, 1999
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 0.3 cm (Height), 5.1 cm (Width), 7.6 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: horse racing, licences, recreation, sport, horses, racing industry, 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, Working Life & Trades Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: licenses
Inscriptions: Embossed in gold onto front of pass: "TWATC"

Printed on inside top section in black: "The Western Australian Turf Club / PASS No. 44 / H.Telford / is duly licensed as a JOCKEY / from 1/8/05 to 31/7/06 / and is admitted to all Courses in Western Australia / under the jurisdiction of The Western Australian / Turf Club."

Printed on inside lower section in black: "JOCKEY'S PASS. / This Pass is the property of The Western Australian / Turf Club, and is subject to immediate / withdrawal. / NOT TRANSFERABLE. / E. C. D. KEYSER, / SECRETARY."
Original Owner: Harry Telford, Western Australia, Australia, 1905

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