Horses in stalls at Diggers race meeting, Hughenden 1967; Unidentified; 1967; 20...
Horses in stalls at Diggers race meeting, Hughenden 1967About this object
A B&W photograph of the Diggers race meeting, Hughenden, October 1967. The image shows brand new starting stalls with horses ready to race. This was the first race to use the stalls, which were a joint venture of the Diggers, Amateur & Jockey racing clubs. They were built by the Brown brothers of "Bogunda" & welded by John Phillips with help from Frank Gimbert and Jim Large.
Standing at the far end of the stalls is John Phillips.
black & white printDate Made
1967Inscription and Marks
Handwritten on back: "DIGGERS RACE MEETING OCT. 1967 // Hughenden Historical Society // JOHN PHILLIPS STANDING DOWN THE END // Brown boys [sic] "Bogunda" made gates // Three Racing Clubs funded - Dave // Rolleston instigator - John Phillips was // main welder with assistance from // Frank Gimbert, Jim Large // V10 // V10A // Jockey, Amateur & Diggers Race Clubs" Printed on back: "FUJIFILM // Crystal Archive Paper"Measurements
152mm x 101mmSubject and Association Keywords
Flinders Shire Historical Photograph ProjectCredit Line
Gift of Hughenden & District Historical Society, care of Mrs Colleen Murdoch.Object Type
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