Direct link to ImageShareConceptually similarView AllThe Age of Racing. Fashions on the Field entrant Caroline Bell meets 1969 Melbourne Cup fancy Big Philou. Less than an hour before the Cup, Big Philou was withdrawn when he appeared to be distressed. He was later found to have been nobbled, in one of the most dramatic cases in Australian racing history, 4 November 1969.THE AGE ARCHIVESPhotographer:Fairfax MediaSee all of this photographer's images04 November, 1969Image ID:FXJ284007Keywords:black & white-black and white-close up-entrant-fashion-fashion-on-the-field-horse-lady-laughing-Melbourne Cup Anniversary Gallery-mouth-open-race-races-racing-white-womanAdd to cartDownload Zoom res. (TR3)DownloadRelated Collections:Vintage FashionsFashion photographs from the Fairfax archiveFifty Years of Fashions on the Field, 1962-2012History of the Melbourne CupSelect usageWhat type of print?