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Birthplace of Champions, A

Widden Valley, New South Wales is home to prized cattle but is even more famous for its champion thoroughbred horses.
Series : Australian Colour Diary | Episode : 18 | Year : 1961 | Total Duration : 4 Minutes |
Director : Jack S Allan |
Central Western NSW, pan across flat plain with hills in B/G, area famous for bushranger Captain Thunderbolt, cattle herd, William Lee imported shorthorns, Herefords, droving, horse studs, signposts to Widden, Oakleigh, Baramul, men on horseback walk horses into valley, homesteads, herd of horses, foals lying in creek bed, race horses Pirate King and Star Kingdom,Edmundo, two boys sitting on fence, horses rearing on hind legs, horses in corrals, horses and foals , race track, pan of Widden Valley Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 46986 | 4 mins 3 secs | 1960s | Widden Valley, NSW Australia | © NFSA | Colour |