Champions of the Australian Turf

Australia, 1989

Film
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Captures the real stories behind Australian racing’s undisputed idols through the performances and personalities that make them great. Presented as a History of Racing, you’ll see Australia’s first race meeting in 1810, the 1866 Melbourne Cup, the Carbine story, Phar Lap’s greatest victories, Peter Pan and Chatham in the Craven Plate, Ajax winning his third Memsie Stakes, Bernborough’s amazing races, Tulloch winning the AJC Derby and Caulfield Cup, Todman - the fastest two year old, contemporary champion, Kingston Town and Beau Zam, Australia’s first $2 million earner.

Credits

producer/director

Peter James

Duration

01:13:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1989

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36183

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Horse sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Horse sports

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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