Yalgoo District Races ticket

A social occasion

A lady’s horse racing ticket from 1904. The races in this region are still a big fanfare, with people travelling vast distances to attend a race 'meet’. The races were a great opportunity for women to frock up. It is interesting to note that separate tickets were issued by gender.

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Yalgoo Court House Museum

More than a country courthouse collection

Yalgoo of the 1900s is captured in the old Court House Museum. Learn about the people of the region through the interesting array of objects and photographs. Including rarely seen ‘message sticks’ or...


37 Gibbons Street
Yalgoo WA 6635

Open Hours
Contact the Shire of Yalgoo on the number provided.

More from the Yalgoo Court House Museum

A miniature iron-heating factory

A Little Dorrit’s Stove made by Metters, Perth, specifically for heating flat irons. They were used in rotation, and a complete set was numbered 1 to 7.

Modesty riding

Side saddles were invented to preserve a woman’s modesty. They allowed women to ride horses in long skirts in a dignified manner. This side-saddle is a ‘two-pommel’ design.

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