Phar Lap: Icon of a Nation - PB
InformationHow a horse became a hero of his time and an icon of a nation!
'Phar Lap' is the thrilling, mysterious and tragic story of how a horse became a hero of his time and an icon of a nation...This is the most complete account of Phar Lap's life ever published. It explores the many mysteries of his career, including the infamous shooting that occurred just days before his great triumph in the 1930 Melbourne Cup. It brings to life the characters of the racetrack and provides the definitive analysis of his previously unexplained death in North America. Most of all, it explains why Phar Lap is so much more than simply a racehorse.