467. VICTORIAN AMATEUR TURF CLUB (VATC) 1881 Membership badge, engraved on reverse for “W. Watts” . Only five years earlier, Ballarat’s Dowling Forest Racecourse was the location for the first VATC race meeting on Friday, March 24th 1876 - a programme that featured six events, five of which were over obstacles. The VATC held its first meeting at Caulfield on August 5th, 1876, with the card closely resembling the inaugural fixture at Ballarat and by 1879 had introduced the Caulfield Cup into its Autumn schedule.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $300–400 468. AUSTRALIAN JOCKEY CLUB (AJC) - white metal Press Pass No.1; believed to have been issued circa 1890.������� $500–750 469. 1892 VRC STEEPLECHASE: Leather-bound “Victoria Racing Club, 1892. Autumn Meeting, Official Programme, Steeplechase Day” . Together with a dinner menu, “Welcome to Bundoora Park. The ‘Brunswick Herd’ and ‘Bundoora Park Stud’ Annual Sale 1878” . Fair/Good condition.����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $400–600 470. Portrait of a jockey, watercolour, pen and ink on paper in period oak frame, circa 1900; 67 x 53cm overall������������� $150–250 Ex 471 471. A collection of thirty-two Australian Newspaper and Magazine Supplements featuring Australian Racehorses, 1905-1946. Process and colour lithographs, with letterpress, all with title and text detailing each horse’s background and most with date above, in or below image, sizes range from 15 x 19cm to 25 x 32cm (image). The supplements are mostly from either “The Referee” or “The Sporting Globe” . The horses shown are Comedy King, The Parisian, Sister Olive, Phar Lap (twice), Windbag, Bernborough, Valicare, Eurythmic (twice), Beauford, Gloaming (twice), King Ingonda, Berrinbo, The Trump, Ajax, Hall Mark, Shadow King, Sylvandale, Peter Pan, Feldspar, Palfresco, Marabou, Istria, Desert Gold, Togo, Solution, Piastre, Maniapoto, Prince Foote, and Trafalgar. (32 items). Hard to find, even individually these days, this collection has taken many years to assemble and most pieces are in remarkably good condition.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ $3,500–4,000 476 472 472. KAROONDA, [SOUTH AUSTRALIA] RACING CLUB LIFE MEMBER’S medal in 15ct gold, engraved to “Salem Peter, Esq. ” , circa 1900������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ $300–400 473. POSTCARDS: “Finish of the V.R.C. Derby 1910” RP card depicting “Beverage” crossing the finish line; “Melbourne Cup 1912” RP card by Fraser & Jenkinson; “Cup Day, Flemington, Vic. ” hand-coloured RP crowd scene; plus 3 other postcards. Mixed condition. (6)����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������$100–200 70