Carol Haberle did not restrict her photography to just landscapes. She photographed this beautiful bronze statue of racehorse Malua, the most versatile thoroughbred to race in Australia.

Racehorse - Malua, Deloraine Tasmania

Racehorse statue, Malua: Deloraine Tasmania

Racehorse Royalty in Tasmania

Malua won races in distances ranging from 1,100 metres to 5,200 metres. Malua first raced in Tasmania before being sold and moved to the mainland. He won the 1884 Melbourne Cup ~ Greg Hale

Racehorse - Malua, Great Western Tiers Tourist Information and Visitor Centre

Racehorse statue, Malua: Great Western Tiers

Carol wrote several articles about the district of Deloraine, home of the bronze Malua racehorse statue. Readers may like the following…

Deloraine Articles by Carol Haberle

Deloraine and Districts Folk Museum

Racehorse - Deloraine and Districts Folk Museum

Deloraine and Districts Folk Museum, Tasmania

Yarns Artwork in Silk: Meander Valley

Racehorse - Yarns Artwork in Silk Auditorium

Deloraine: Yarns Artwork in Silk

Mountain Huts: The Great Western Tiers

Racehorse - Great Western Tiers

Great Western Tiers, Tasmania

Malua Racehorse Memorial in Bronze

We’ve also published a specific article about the Malua Racehorse Memorial with a round-up of resources and photos. We hope you enjoy that collection from the archives.

Racehorse - Malua Memorial, Great Western Tiers Visitor Information Centre, Deloraine Tasmania

Malua: Racehorse Memorial, Deloraine Tasmania

Greg Hale is curating this series for Think Tasmania, featuring a monthly photo taken by Carol Haberle. Greg was a colleague, photography mentor and friend of Carol’s and we’re delighted to continue sharing her great work with her fans.

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Map: Malua Racehorse Memorial, Deloraine Tasmania…

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