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Phar Lap : the story of Australia's greatest ever racehorse / Geoff Armstrong & Peter Thompson
Bib ID 8066041
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Armstrong, Geoff, author
 
Edition Revised & updated edition. 
Description Concord, NSW : Stoke Hill Press, 2019 
©2019 
310 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations (some colour), portraits ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780994500892 (paperback)
Summary

The definitive biography of the great racehorse Phar Lap, recalling the champion's most famous victories and the alleged shooting attempt against him on Derby Day in 1930, and analysing the cause of his mysterious death in California in 1932. The book also compares Phar Lap to other great horses, including the modern champion Winx.

Notes

Includes index.

"Revised, updated and featuring the ultimate match race: Phar Lap v Winx"--Cover.

First published in hardback in 2000, Published in paperback in 2003.

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Subjects Phar Lap, (Race horse)  |  0Winx, (Race horse)  |  Melbourne Cup (Horse race) -- History.  |  Horse racing -- Victoria -- Melbourne -- History.  |  Race horses -- Australia -- Biography.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Thompson, Peter, author

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