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Title Image: The Facts
The Facts

Phar Lap achieved an impressive set of racing statistics in his career, fulfilling trainer Harry Telford's gamble that the horse's pedigree heralded a champion.

RACE RECORD:
51 starts: 37 wins, three seconds and two thirds
STAKEMONEY:
£56,425, plus $US50,000
BREEDING:
Night Raid—Entreaty (by Winkie)
FOALED:
Timaru, New Zealand, 4 October 1926
DIED:
Menlo Park, California, 5 April 1932
OWNERS:
DJ Davis & HR Telford
TRAINER:
HR Telford
COLOUR:
Chestnut (near red)
HEIGHT:
17.1 hands
BIGGEST WINS:
Agua Caliente Handicap; Melbourne Cup; AJC Derby; Victoria Derby; WS Cox Plate (twice)
RACE COLOURS:
1929–30 Red jacket, black and white hooped sleeves, red cap 1931–32 Red jacket, red and green hooped sleeves, black cap

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