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Phar Lap : a true legend

Author: Michael Reason; Museum Victoria.
Publisher: Melbourne : Museum Victoria, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Phar Lap is one of Australia's best-loved icons. The story of the gangly foal who became one of the greatest racehorses ever has captured Australians' hearts for generations. Bobby, as the gelding was affectionately known by his beloved strapper Tommy Woodcock, gave hope and joy to many in the grim years of the Depression, winning an incredible 37 of his 51 races. His untimely death would bring the nation to a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Children's nonfiction
Named Person: Phar Lap, (Race horse); Phar Lap, (Race horse)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Reason; Museum Victoria.
ISBN: 9780980619010 0980619017
OCLC Number: 423052135
Notes: Previous edition: 2005.
Description: 60 pages : illustrations, charts, facsimiles ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Michael Reason.

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Phar Lap is one of Australia's best-loved icons. The story of the gangly foal who became one of the greatest racehorses ever has captured Australians' hearts for generations. Bobby, as the gelding was affectionately known by his beloved strapper Tommy Woodcock, gave hope and joy to many in the grim years of the Depression, winning an incredible 37 of his 51 races. His untimely death would bring the nation to a standstill.

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