Historical information

The racehorse 'Wollamai" [ or Wollemi ] was bred and trained on Phillip Island by John Cleeland on Phillip Island. It won the Melbourne Cup in 1875. John Cleeland walked the horse to Melbourne to compete.



Physical description

3 photocopies of an article from the sporting section of the Australasian Sketcher describing the Spring meeting of the Victorian Racing Club, large illustration of the crowd and costumes. Article describes the races, horses in very small print.

Inscriptions & markings

The Australasian Sketcher Sport November 27 1875