Courtesy: City of Richmond, BC
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Minoru Horse

Richmond, British Columbia

Sergei Traschenko

Richmond Cultural Centre, 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond, British Columbia, V6Y 1R9
Owner:  City of Richmond, BC
Date:  2009
Placement:  cultural centers
Collection:  City of Richmond, BC
Artwork Type:  sculpture (visual work)
Material:  bronze (metal)
Description:  "A monument to the thoroughbred Minoru, owned by King Edward VII and winner of the 1909 Epson derby. The Minoru Race Track was built by Samuel Brighouse and named in honour of Minoru the horse. On August 21 2009, the Centennial of the opening of Minoru Park, this statue was unveiled by: -Brian Eida, son of Minoru Eida -Graham Turnbull and Jack Lowe, Friends of the City of Richmond Archives -Marlene German, daughter of Bob McMath -Marjorie Knight, direct descendant of the Brighouse Family -Heather Thompson and Vic Farmer, Milan Ilich Foundation Acknowledgments: The Mayor and Richmond City Council The City of Richmond Archives Staff The Friends of the Archives The Richmond Museum The Museum Society Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services Patron - Milan Ilich Sculptor - Sergei Traschenko The Eida Family Captain Gordon Fergusson The McMath Family Descendants of the Wilkinson-Brighouse Family"

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