Kōrero: Horse and greyhound racing

Watching a hurdle race (1 o 2)

Spectators watch from carts and buggies at this hurdle race, probably at Mākaraka, near Gisborne, in the late 1880s. In the days when races were held on any available land, there were few facilities for racegoers.

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Tairawhiti Museum, Te Whare Taonga O Te Tairawhiti, William F. Crawford Collection
Reference: WFC-1-2-49
Photograph by William Crawford

Permission of Tairawhiti Museum, P O Box 716, Gisborne, 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 - Horse racing: beginnings', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/38938/watching-a-hurdle-race (accessed 1 October 2020)

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