Item #CL169-143 Merry-go-round [Australian Horse Racing]. S G. Wells, Australian.
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Merry-go-round [Australian Horse Racing]

c1950. Pen and ink with colour pencil, signed lower right, publishing annotations in margins, key in ink verso, corresponding to numbers on depicted figures, 53.6 x 34.4cm. Minor soiling overall, pinholes to margins.

Text includes “Another off – Frank ‘Whodunit’ to ride in Blighty. Tch, tch, just as we get used to drawing ‘em, off they go – we hope ‘Jackie’ doesn’t get the urge, that would just be the last straw.” Key reads: 1. Guy Raymond, owner of Rimfire and other top notchers; 2. Trainer McCauley (Burling); 3. George Davies (English stallion importer), knows English racing backwards; 4. Cr Cantwell (p/owner Gay Archer); 5. Dave Whitesider (owner Gilt Archer, Bold Hussar and Laurie Hussar); 6. Bill Jacobson, trainer of Spoor, oldest trainer with VRC License; 7. No show without Jackie (punter); 8. J. Harvie Picken…; 9. Norman Russell, owners Boondale and Taboon; 10. Trainer Manley, Melb. Cup Fav. Peerless Fox; 11. Stan Foden (owner Lady Nora).

Item #CL169-143

Price (AUD): $880.00  other currencies

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