Pair of stirrups believed to have been used by jockeys riding the champion racehorse Phar Lap. It was retained by the family of his trainer Harry Telford, and was amongst a number of items donated to the museum by them in the 1990s.

Physical Description

A pair of steel stirups, each consisting of a D shaped ring with an long oval loop at the top, which was originally attached to a leather strap. The bottom of the loop is flat and flares out to hold the rider's foot. The footrest has a long oval hole in the centre, around which are three scored rings.

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