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Peter Pan: The Forgotten Story of Phar Lap's Successor

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When he died, they said there would never be another Phar Lap. Yet in just a few months there came a horse so good, a colt so suddenly brilliant, that everyone was asking: was this the next Phar Lap? Born in 1929, Peter Pan debuted on Australian racetracks just six weeks after Phar Lap's death in 1932. Within six months, he had won five of his first seven starts, including ...more
Paperback, 480 pages
Published January 1st 2012 by Random House Australia (first published October 26th 2011)
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Wendy
Nov 21, 2015 Wendy rated it it was amazing
This was one of the best horse biographies I've read--I have very, very few complaints. But first, the good.

Peter Pan was a true champion, particularly at his peak, when he was pretty much invincible. It's a shame that he's been all but forgotten. He had looks, ability and personality--all the earmarks of a star. I enjoyed reading about him even through the tragedies and setbacks.

There was a nicely even mixture of descriptions of the surroundings and the 'times' in which Peter lived, giving the
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Bree T
Dec 22, 2012 Bree T rated it it was amazing
Australia has always been quick to fall in love with a racing icon. From the very early days of Carbine to the mighty Phar Lap, to Bernborough, Tulloch and Dulcify. The eighties roared in with the beautiful Kingston Town and went out with the likes of Super Impose and Better Loosen Up. The mid nineties brought us the quartet of Octagonal, Saintly, Filante and Nothin’ Leica Dane. Might And Power kept the seat warm for Sunline and Makybe Diva and most recently the brilliance of the unbeaten Black ...more
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