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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Reference: Wanganui Chronicle, 19 May 1881, p. 4
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