This poster advertises races to be held at the Waikato seaside town of Raglan on 31 December 1891, under the auspices of the Auckland Racing Club. The date – the last day of the year – would have been a holiday for many locals and visitors, making it ideal for a race meeting. Raglan was just one of many small settlements that ran horse races at the time, and well into the 20th century.
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Raglan and District Museum, Petchell Family Collection
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