Lot 19: PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FINISH OF THE 1967 CAULFIELD CUP WON BY TOBIN BRONZE Largest overall 34cm x 64.5cm
November 4, 2012
Melbourne, AustraliaLive Auction
PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FINISH OF THE 1967 CAULFIELD CUP WON BY TOBIN BRONZE
black and white, with inscribed race details to mount 'Caulfield Cup Caulfield 21-10-67/ Tobin Bronze 1st (Arctic Explorer - Amarco)/ Red Handed 2nd/ Garcon 3rd/ Distance 1 1/2 miles/ Time: 2-31.1/ Owners: W. Breliant & I.M. Litz/ Trainer: H.G. Heaney/ Jockey: J.Johnson 9.10', with inset photographs of return to scale and cup presentation; and a similar photograph of Begonia Belle winning the 1967 Thousand Guineas, both framed (2)
Largest overall 34cm x 64.5cm
Tobin Bronze won 24 out of 44 Australian race starts and was a crowd favourite with his striking looks. He carried 9st 10lb in the 1967 Caulfield Cup, the second highest weight ever carried by a winner.
Tobin Bronze was inducted in to the Australian Racing Hall of Fame in 2003.