Story: Horse and greyhound racing

Auckland Trotting Cup, 1945

Newsreel footage of the Auckland Trotting Cup race in December 1945 shows the large crowd that gathered at Alexandra Park for the occasion. In an exciting finish, Seabourne, owned by C. Johnstone and driven by J. Price, won the cup and a prize of £3,000.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 228. National Film Unit, 1946

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Mary Mountier, 'Horse and greyhound racing - Harness racing: organisation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/39005/auckland-trotting-cup-1945 (accessed 19 June 2019)

Story by Mary Mountier, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 4 Nov 2015