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Fallen Jockeys : 08-March-2013
Fallen Jockeys : 08-March-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Honours the 296 jockeys who have died in riding accidents during the last 157 years (1847 -2004). The $100000 memorial features a bronze sculpture of legendary jockey, Hughie Cairns, who died from a race fall in the 1920s.


Address:Station Street , Race Day Office, Gate 23, Caulfield Racecourse, Caulfield East , 3145
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.877238
Long: 145.038851
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Monument Designer:Edward & Alexandra Wallish , Jennifer Mann


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 5th March, 2005
Front Inscription

Plaque on top :

In memory of E. A. (Ned) Wallish  23.01.1928 - 20.09.2009

This memorial was established due to his vision and determination

Plaque on front :


Australia’s Fallen Jockeys 1847-2004

A National tribute erected with the support of 

Australian Jockey Club

Australian Jockeys Association

Australian Jumping Racing Association

Australian Racing Board

Australian Racing Museum

Australian trainers Association

Carlton & United Beverages

Country Racing Victoria

Hyland Sportswear

Martin O`Connor & Partners

Melbourne Racing Club

Moonee Valley Racing Club

NSW Jockeys Association

Queensland Jockeys Association

Racing Victoria Limited

Ryan Carlisle Thomas

SA Jockeys Association

Sky Channel

Sport 927

Sydney Turf Club

Tabcorp Holdings Ltd 

Tasmanian Jockeys Assoication


Victoria Racing Club

Victorian Bookmakers Association

Victorian Jockeys Association

WA Jockeys Association

Unveiled by the Hon. John Pandazopoulos Minister for Racing 5th March 2005

Sculpture of Jockey Hugh Cairns by Jennifer Mann

Concept by Edward & Alexandra Wallish 

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Source: MA,ACPH
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