Secondhand. Very good condition. Minimal edgewear. Faint mark to tail foredge.
Phar Lap's rise to greatness in 1930 triggered extraordinary excitement across Australia, but it also spooked bookmarkers, who faced ruin if the horse won the Melbourne Cup. Rumours circulated that Phal Lap would be stopped, regardless of the cost.
The first edition was titled Melbourne Cup 1930: How Phar Lap Won Australia's Greatest Race.