Russell Morris's blues song 'Big Red' comes from his 2012 album Sharkmouth. A homage to Phar Lap, the lyrics include 'Big Red, more than a racehorse. Big Red, you carried all our dreams'.
The video features footage from The Mighty Conqueror (Paulette McDonagh, Australia, 1932).
Russell Morris's song 'The Real Thing' was added to the NFSA's Sounds of Australia list in 2013.
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