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George Willmot New (1883-1963) began as a jockey at the age of 14 and then turned to training horses. By the 1930s he was the ownerh of stables on part of the original ‘Highden Estate’, adjacent to the Awapuni racecourse. He had many successes and retired in 1950. On the right is Kevin Ford, Jockey.

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2008N_NEW_PEO_1345
Title
George New, horse trainer and Kevin Ford, jockey
Held In
Community Archives
Relation
CA: New. Public Photograph Collection Sp 144
Date
circa 1950

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Palmerston North

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