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Free Holmes was a driver of standardbred racehorses in New Zealand, possibly the most famous that New Zealand has ever had. [1]

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Addington Raceway

Addington Raceway or The Met is the home of the Metropolitan Trotting Club in Addington, Christchurch in New Zealand.

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Auckland Pacing Cup

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.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

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.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Harness racing in New Zealand

Harness racing in New Zealand is more often called trotting in the "old school" rather than the more fashionable name of "harness racing".

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Horse 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.

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Inter Dominion Pacing Championship

The Inter Dominion is a harness racing competition that has been contested since 1936 in Australia and New Zealand.

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Maurice Holmes (harness racer)

Maurice Francis Tancred "Morrie" Holmes (10 November 1908 – 7 July 1998) was a driver of standardbred racehorses in New Zealand.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

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.

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New Year's Eve

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.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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New Zealand Cup

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.

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New Zealand Derby

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.

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New Zealand Free For All

The New Zealand Pacing Free For All is a major New Zealand harness race.

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New Zealand Trotting Cup

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.

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Riccarton, New Zealand

Riccarton is a suburb of Christchurch.

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Standardbred

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.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

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.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_Holmes

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