Phar Lap: Lightning strikes

Phar Lap: Lightning strikes
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Mr Telford (Martin Vaughan) arrives at the stables with his son Cappy (Steven Bannister). Telford tells Tommy the strapper (Tom Burlinson) to take Phar Lap for his morning workout and work him hard. On the training track, other trainers joke about Phar Lap’s chances. Tommy tells his mate 'Cashy’ Martin (Richard Morgan) to try something different. Cashy is to ride ahead, while Tom holds Phar Lap back. The technique works: the big red horse likes to come from behind. Summary by Paul Byrnes.