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08-November-2014
08-November-2014
Photographs supplied by Graham Cooke

Welkin is credited with putting Melton `on-the-map` in horse-racing. Bred in England by Lord Wolverton he was brought to Melton as a five year old in 1910, and the foundation sire of E.E. Clark`s Melton Stud.

He won three sire premierships in 1919, 1921 and 1922, was runner up in 1917 and 1918, and third in 1920 and 1925 the year he died. Clark erected the headstone to his successful horse.

Location

Address:Clarkes & Brooklyn Roads, Westmelton Property, Melton, 3337
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.684167
Long: 144.580278
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Animals

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1925
Front Inscription

The Welkin

1904 - 1925

A sire of many winners

Source: RUMV,VMR
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