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Phar Lap can be visited for free to celebrate his 90th birthday

To celebrate Phar Lap’s 90th birthday, entry to the Melbourne Museum is free until Sunday.

The iconic racehorse, who won the 1930 Melbourne Cup, would have turned 90 on Tuesday. 

Michael Reason from Museum Victoria told Ross and John he can be visited this week for free if you mention the ‘special secret’ password: Tommy Woodcock.

Tommy Woodcock was Phar Lap’s strapper and friend. 

Mr Reason said seeing Phar Lap can be quite an experience.

‘He still has a real fascination and a real aura about him. He’s still full of life when you look at him,’ he said.

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