Phar Lap is one of Australia’s best-loved icons. The story of the gangly foal who became one of the greatest racehorses ever has captured Australians’ hearts for generations. Phar Lap: A True Legend, written by museum curator Michael Reason, has delighted and informed readers for the last five years. Now this fascinating story has been updated to include new evidence which finally reveals the reason behind the champion’s untimely death. Illustrated with archival images of the great horse, as well as colour images of many of the intriguing Phar Lap objects in the museum collection.