Remarkable Racing Crash Snapshots

Scope and Content

Photographs of a racehorse crash during the Prince of Wales' steeplechase at Sandown in the early 20th century. The top image shows 'Captain Gollan on his horse, "Mabu" thrown to the ground and O'Sullivan on his horse, "Wing Commander" about to fall as his mount stumbles' and the bottom image shows another shot of the double fall immediately after the first showing Captain Gollan rising while O'Sullivan heads for the ground with both horses in the process of stumbling.

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Kristy Davis as part of Towards Dolly Project, 2012-2013

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