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EARLY RACES - Held by Plumpton Park J C


In the month of February, 1885, the Plumpton Park Jockey Club had on its card a trotting event worth 30 sovs, with 5 sovs to the second horse from the stakes, distance about three miles.

The event was won by a bay mare, named Daisy, owned by Dr W E Hacon. She won easily in 8.58. Cock Robin, Princess, Warrior, Raddle, Energy, Rambler, Curley Kate and Creeping Jack also started

Credit: NZ Trotting Calendar 10 Jan 1945

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