The Contact Story

A Very Successful Partnership

In 1933, Mr Danny Lewis, a Randwick trainer and Mr Max Claveranne, a Sydney accountant formed a partnership by purchasing the colt “Contact” for £160. Contact ran 4th in the 1935 Melbourne Cup and won the 1936 Sydney Cup. Over three years, Contact earned the partnership almost £6,000, a 3650% return from the long distance stay