Kōrero: Horse and greyhound racing

An early trotting meeting

An early trotting meeting

This advertisement promotes one of the first trotting meetings held in New Zealand, at Whanganui in June 1881 (although the illustration, strangely, shows horses galloping). The race 'for vehicles drawn by two horses' proved to be a passing fad.

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National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past
Reference: Wanganui Chronicle, 19 May 1881, p. 4

Permission of the National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mary Mountier, 'Horse and greyhound racing - Development of harness racing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/39002/an-early-trotting-meeting (accessed 10 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Mary Mountier, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013, updated 4 Nov 2015