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Phar Lap free pdf A chronicle of the impact of a much-loved and much-lauded horseracing icon, this is a complete account of Phar Lap's life. It details the many mysteries of his career, from his purchase as a gangly gelding bought cheaply in New Zealand to the infamous shooting that occurred just days before his great triumph in the 1930 Melbourne Cup and his tragic, previously unexplained death in the United States. Bringing to life the characters of the racetrack, this book also examines the way the media played a part in building the legend. Beautifully presented with archival photographs, newspaper articles, and racing memorabilia, this book commemorates one of the best racehorses of all time.

About Geoff Armstrong

Geoff Armstrong is the author of "A Century of Summers" and the coauthor of "The People s Game" and "Whiticisms." Peter Thompson is a sports commentator and writer for "Age," "Financial Review," and "Business Review Weekly.""

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Author : Geoff Armstrong
Publisher : Allen
Data Published : 01 August 2003
ISBN : 186508994X
EAN : 9781865089942
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 216 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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