(Thai word for "Lightning")

October 4, 1926 to April 5, 1932

COD:  Enlarged heart complicated by Gastric problems.

BURIAL:  Stuffed hide - Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.  Heart - Institute of Anatomy, Canberra.  Skeleton - Te Papa New Zealand National Museum in Wellington

Australian race horse.  Ranked by Blood-Horse magazine as the number 22 thoroughbred out of 100 in 20th Century American horse racing.  Phar Lap's story was made into a film in 1983.



(Photo courtesy of Brad Ralph, Morwell, Melbourne, Australia.)



Phar Lap
Phar Lap

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