Chronograph

Equipment
Time keeping

This fully functioning chronograph was installed at the Kalgoorlie Race Track in 1903. The chronograph was wired up to various points on the race track and was triggered by the starting bell. Only two chronographs like this exist in Australasia. The other one is at Flemington Race Track in Melbourne, Victoria.

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Signpost Racing Museum

A passion for horse racing

This is the perfect place to research local horse racing history. The Museum began after the Palace Hotel was renovated and a diverse collection of racing items were uncovered. The collection includes...

Address:

Kalgoorlie Boulder Racing Club
14 Meldrum Avenue
Kalgoorlie WA 6430
Australia

Open Hours
Mon to Fri 9am - 3.30pm

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