Horse racing and trotting have a long history in Canterbury. By the 1870s Riccarton Racecourse was known as the home of the New Zealand Cup. This is still the focus of a racing carnival, held annually in November. The woman at left is singing the national anthem to the crowds on Cup Day.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Canterbury Racing - Canterbury Jockey Club
Photograph by Colin Berry
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