Kōrero: Horse and greyhound racing

Night trotting, Alexandra Park, 1959

Night trotting, Alexandra Park, 1959

Night-time trotting was introduced to New Zealand in 1958, after being successfully tried in Australia and the US. It was well patronised, as this photograph of a 1959 meeting at Alexandra Park in Auckland shows.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, New Zealand Free Lance Collection (PAColl-0785)
Reference: PAColl-8163-85

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, 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 - Harness racing: late 20th-century trends', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/39024/night-trotting-alexandra-park-1959 (accessed 18 June 2024)

He kōrero nā Mary Mountier, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Nov 2015