36 Wild Horses GT-HO Phase III

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The fact the Bald­win Ford team got to Bathurst in 1971 with its Fal­con GT-HO Phase III, af­ter hit­ting a horse pre-race, is some­thing of a mi­nor mir­a­cle. Two nasty road crashes be­fore get­ting to the 1971 Hardie-Ferodo 500 left the deal­er­ship’s thor­ough­bred at long odds for race­track suc­cess and sur­vival to­day. Theme song: Daryl Braithwaite’s ‘The Horses’.

The fact this Fal­con GT-HO Phase III sur­vives to­day is some­thing of a mi­nor mir­a­cle. Two nasty road crashes be­fore get­ting to the 1971 Hardie-Ferodo 500 left Bald­win Ford’s thor­ough­bred at long odds for race­track suc­cess

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