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Object Name Game, Board
Catalog Number 2009.54.18 A-M
Description Dobbin Derby comes in a red plaid box. On the front of the lid is an image of four horses with white bodies, brown and tan circular spots, and blue hooves. They are running. Below the name of the game on the right are a mixture of flowers.

The game includes four cardboard horses, resembling those shown on the lid, which stand up in red wooden blocks with slots. A spinner is included as well as a game board. The game board folds out to depict a long, straight race track. There is a start and a finish with four different lanes and in between are rows that alter between green and black and are separated by images of flowers. Instructions are printed on the inside of the lid.

A - lid, B - bottom, C - cardboard insert, D - game board, E - spinner, F-I - horses, J-M - wooden blocks
Date 1958
Material cardboard/wood/metal
Makers mark Designed and Developed/In the Game Toy Research Laboratory/of/ Cadaco-Ellis
Dimensions H-2 W-6.25 L-17.25 inches
Dimension Details Board: 33.6875" x 5.875"
Horses: 4.875" x 4.375"
Subjects Games
Horse racing
Horses
Toys
Classification Toys
Imagefile 052\20095418 AM.JPG