Kōrero: Horse and greyhound racing

Bookies at work

Bookies at work

Sharply dressed bookmakers (bookies) take bets from punters during a summer race meeting at Ellerslie racecourse, Auckland, in 1910. That year, after anti-gambling agitation, bookies were banned, but many continued to operate illegally.

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: AWNS-19110105-3-2

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mary Mountier, 'Horse and greyhound racing - Betting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/38947/bookies-at-work (accessed 25 February 2020)

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