About Geoff
Jeff's SiteArchives
 Contact Us
 Links Page
home / archives / 1985 /  6th August

Higher resolution version available: click on image to download.


Another mystery!

On July 3, 1985 Dr Geoffrey Edelsten caused a great controversy when the VFL (later AFL) allowed him to purchase the Sydney Swans Football Club for a rumoured $6.3 million.

Champion trainer Bart Cummings was aware that all horses have their official birthday on August 1 each year and deserve a present.