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Addington Raceway or The Met is the home of the Metropolitan Trotting Club in Addington, Christchurch in New Zealand.
The Auckland Pacing Cup or Auckland Cup is a race held at Alexandra Park on New Years Eve in Auckland, New Zealand for Standardbred horses.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Harness racing in New Zealand is more often called trotting in the "old school" rather than the more fashionable name of "harness racing".
Horse racing is an equestrian performance sport, typically involving two or more horses ridden by jockeys (or sometimes driven without riders) over a set distance for competition.
The Inter Dominion is a harness racing competition that has been contested since 1936 in Australia and New Zealand.
Maurice Francis Tancred "Morrie" Holmes (10 November 1908 – 7 July 1998) was a driver of standardbred racehorses in New Zealand.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
The New Zealand Cup is a thoroughbred horse race held at Riccarton Park Racecourse in Christchurch, held on the final Saturday of New Zealand Cup week in November.
The New Zealand Derby is a set-weights Thoroughbred horse race for three-year-olds, run over a distance of 2,400 metres (12 furlongs) at Ellerslie Racecourse in Auckland, New Zealand.
The New Zealand Pacing Free For All is a major New Zealand harness race.
The New Zealand Trotting Cup or New Zealand Cup is a Group One (G1) harness race held annually by the NZ Metropolitan Trotting Club at Addington Raceway in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Riccarton is a suburb of Christchurch.
The Standardbred is an American horse breed best known for its ability in harness racing, where members of the breed compete at either a trot or pace.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.