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Harness racing in New Zealand

Index 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". [1]

33 relations: Adios Butler, Auckland Pacing Cup, Australia, Caduceus (horse), Cardigan Bay (horse), Cecil Devine, Dominion (harness race), False Step, Glossary of Australian and New Zealand punting, Great Northern Derby, Harness racing, Harness racing in Australia, Horse gait, Horse racing, Horse racing in New Zealand, Inter Dominion, Lawn Derby, Metric system, New Zealand, New Zealand Free For All, New Zealand Messenger Championship, New Zealand Sires Stakes 3yo Final, New Zealand Trotting Cup, New Zealand Trotting Derby, Noel J Taylor Memorial Mile, North America, Rowe Cup, Standardbred, Stanley Dancer, Tasman Sea, Thoroughbred racing in New Zealand, Trot, Yonkers Raceway.

Adios Butler

The horse Adios Butler, also known as "The Butler" (1956–1983), was a North American harness racing champion.

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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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Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Caduceus (horse)

Caduceus was a New Zealand bred Standardbred racehorse.

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Cardigan Bay (horse)

Cardigan Bay was a New Zealand harness racing pacer foaled 1 September 1956.

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Cecil Devine

Cecil Charles "Ces" Devine (23 March 1915 – 4 July 1990) was a driver of standardbred racehorses in New Zealand.

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Dominion (harness race)

The Dominion is a race held at the Addington Raceway each year in Christchurch, New Zealand for standardbred horses.

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False Step

False Step was a New Zealand Standardbred racehorse.

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Glossary of Australian and New Zealand punting

The Australian and New Zealand punting glossary explains some of the terms, jargon and slang which are commonly used and heard on Australian and New Zealand racecourses, in TABs, on radio, and in the horse racing media.

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Great Northern Derby

The Great Northern Derby is a harness racing event for 3 year old standardbreds.

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Harness racing

Harness racing is a form of horse racing in which the horses race at a specific gait (a trot or a pace).

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Harness racing in Australia

Harness racing, also colloquially known as trotting, is an important spectator sport in Australia, with large amounts of money wagered annually with bookmakers and the Totalisator Agency Board (TAB).

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Horse gait

Horse gaits are the various ways in which a horse can move, either naturally or as a result of specialized training by humans.

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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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Horse racing in New Zealand

Horseracing in New Zealand consists of two forms: Thoroughbred and Standardbred or harness racing.

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Inter Dominion

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

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Lawn Derby

Lawn Derby is an Australian Standardbred racehorse who became the first pacer to pace a mile in under two minutes outside of North America at Addington, New Zealand, in 1938.

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Metric system

The metric system is an internationally adopted decimal system of measurement.

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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 Free For All

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

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New Zealand Messenger Championship

The New Zealand Messenger Championship is a Group One event for 4 and 5 year old pacing horses in New Zealand.

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New Zealand Sires Stakes 3yo Final

The New Zealand Sires Stakes 3yo Final is an event for 3 year old pacing horses in New Zealand.

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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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New Zealand Trotting Derby

The New Zealand Derby is a classic event in New Zealand for 3 year old harness horses, run at Addington during the autumn.

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Noel J Taylor Memorial Mile

The Noel J Taylor Memorial Mile is a Group One event for 4 and 5 year old pacing horses in New Zealand.

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North America

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.

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Rowe Cup

The Rowe Cup is a race held annually in May at Alexandra Park, Auckland, New Zealand for standardbred horses.

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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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Stanley Dancer

Stanley Franklin Dancer (July 25, 1927 – September 9, 2005) was an American harness racing driver and trainer.

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Tasman Sea

The Tasman Sea (Māori: Te Tai-o-Rehua) is a marginal sea of the South Pacific Ocean, situated between Australia and New Zealand.

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Thoroughbred racing in New Zealand

The racing of Thoroughbred horses is a popular sport in New Zealand.

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Trot

The trot is a two-beat diagonal gait of the horse where the diagonal pairs of legs move forward at the same time with a moment of suspension between each beat.

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Yonkers Raceway

Yonkers Raceway, founded in 1899 as the Empire City Race Track, is a one-half-mile standardbred harness racing dirt track and New York state-approved slots racino located at the intersection of Central Park Avenue and Yonkers Avenue (Exits 2 off the New York State Thruway) in Yonkers, New York near the New York City border.

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References

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

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