Red and black woollen horse hood belonging to a collection of Phar Lap's equipment which had been kept in a suitcase by his strapper Tommy Woodcock as a memorial to his beloved friend.

He brought the suitcase to the Museum of Victoria in 1979, and donated it and the contents to the Museum. Museum staff remember that he was visibly moved as he carefully removed each item from the case, such was his affection for the horse.

Physical Description

Horse hood made from a deep red woollen material, bound in black wool material with black cotton tapes.

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