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Vol 40 no 1, Feb 2018
Rhodanthe, the Phar Lap of the coursing world
By John Hawkins   |   February 2018   |   Vol 40 no 1

Coursing has a history of over 150 years in Australia. In its heyday in Britain, the sport attracted the aristocracy and even royalty such as Prince Albert. In Australia, wealthy gentlemen bred, owned, traded and gambled on greyhounds. The most famous dogs were expensive, revered and the subject of portraits by...

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