Lot 21: PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FINISH OF THE 1980 CAULFIELD CUP WON BY MING DYNASTY Overall 34cm x 64cmPlatinum House
November 4, 2012
Melbourne, AustraliaLive Auction
PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FINISH OF THE 1980 CAULFIELD CUP WON BY MING DYNASTY
colour, with inset photograph of return to scale, with inscribed details to mount 'Caulfield Cup...18-10-80/ Ming Dynasty 1st (Planet Kingdom Chow Mein)/ Hyperno 2nd Kingston Town 3rd/ Jockey: E.J. Didham 58kg/ Distance: 2400 metres/ Time 2.28.7/ Owners: Mr & Mrs J.B. Cummings/ Mr & Mrs R.A. Websdale/ L & Mrs J. Foster/ Trainer: J.B. Cummings'; and a photograph of the finish of the 1978 Caulfield Cup won by Taksan, both framed (2)
Overall 34cm x 64cm
Ming Dynasty won the Caulfield Cup twice, in 1977 and 1980. He was a seven year old in 1980, starting at 50-1 beating 1979 Melbourne Cup winner Hyperno and 1980 Champion Racehorse of the Year Kingston Town. Ming Dynasty was trained by Bart Cummings, who holds the record for the Caulfield Cup with seven winners.