The earliest known Melbourne Cup in its original state.
One of the earliest Melbourne cups, and a Queen's Plate trophy, won by champion racehorse Tim Whiffler.
A 1936 Corona Four typewriter used by the author of 'The Silver Brumby' and other works.
Prized possessions belonging to a champion horsewoman and show-ring jumper.
This horsedrawn cart was used by Lincoln Park Dairy from the 1940s to 1987.
Two mid-19th century publications arguing for better conditions for horses.
Ploughing medal won by James Ferrier in 1869.
Owned by farrier James Taylor, who served with the 9th Regiment in Egypt and Palestine.
The first known Australian made racing trophy, awarded at the Parramatta races in 1827.
Custom-made in the United States in 1889 for the Faithfull family of Springfield station.
One of a fleet of horsedrawn vehicles used by the Newcastle & Suburban Co-operative Society from the 1940s.
The 1934 Melbourne Cup trophy won by racehorse Peter Pan.
Includes the unusually large heart of legendary racehorse Phar Lap and items belonging to the jockeys who rode him to victory.
An amateur portrait of Australia's first celebrity racehorse from the 1840s.
Furniture, tools and leatherwork from a saddlery run by three generations of the Quail family in Cooma.
Harold Wright's remarkable home and workshop for 30 years.
Popular sketches of life in the 1860s by artist Samuel Thomas Gill.
A pony-sized brass Sydney sulky from about 1940, belonging to champion horsewoman and breeder Mary Willsallen.