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Tremain, Garrick, fl 1970s-2000s:Righto, Mark - clear this rail and you're in the team, mate! Otago Daily Times, 3 August 2000.

Reference Number: H-613-062

The rail, labelled 'NZOC investigation', of a horse jump has been dropped to ground level. Mr Hooper, of the NZ Olympic Committee, stands ready to watch the jump. Off-stage a voice (Mark Todd's) answers "No worries, Mr Hooper". The cartoon questions the thoroughness of the NZ Olympic Committee's 'inquiry' into the allegations that had been made in England's Sunday Mirror in June 2000 that Mark Todd, New Zealand's prominent equestrian, had been caught taking cocaine and indulging in unprotected homosexual intercourse. Todd's participation in the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney was in jeopardy as the International Olympic Committee's anti-doping code specifically mentions Class A drugs like cocaine.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Garrick Tremain, Mark James Todd, N.S.W.) Olympic Games (27th ; 2000 ; Sydney, Fun & Games - New Zealand Cartoon Perspectives on the Olympics 1952-2000. :Cartoon exhibition., International Olympic Committee, Doping in sports, Horse sports and Olympics.

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Tremain, Garrick, fl 1970s-2000s:Righto, Mark - clear this rail and you're in the team, mate! Otago Daily Times, 3 August 2000., Reference Number H-613-062 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)A4 photocopy.. Single art work

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