Horses and the Law: the Enduring Legacy of Victoria Park Racing

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Show simple item record Mckeough, Jill en_US
dc.contributor.editor Andrew Kenyon, Megan Richarson and Sam Ricketson en_US 2010-05-28T09:40:51Z 2010-05-28T09:40:51Z 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2008003331 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Mckeough Jill 2009, 'Horses and the Law: the Enduring Legacy of Victoria Park Racing', in NA (ed.), Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 53-72. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 9780521516860 en_US
dc.identifier.other B1 en_US
dc.description.abstract The Victoria Park Racing and Recreation Ground was a popular racecourse in Sydney in the 1930s. Built on an open fairground, the owners erected a.fence around the track to ensure that only ticket buyers could watch the action or place bets on the races. The defendant, Taylor, built a tower that was uS:d by a Mr Angles to peer over the fence and, using a telephone, broadcast descriptions of the races on radio 2UW. In Victoria Park Racing and Recreation Grounds Company v Taylor (Victoria Park Racing),1 both the neighbour and the broadcaster were sued in nuisance and infringement of property rights by the owners of the racecourse. The High Court dismissed the suit but the minority judgment of Evatt??J foreshadowed the potential problems for those mounting spectacles and events with the advent of television on the horizon. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Cambridge University Press en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon NA en_US
dc.title Horses and the Law: the Enduring Legacy of Victoria Park Racing en_US
dc.parent Landmarks in Australian Intellectual Property Law en_US
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dc.publocation Melbourne, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 53 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 72 en_US LAW.Faculty of law en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 180100 en_US
dc.personcode 995139 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US Law en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
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dc.description.keywords NA en_US
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