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