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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 10 April 1963, "Before a good crowd of both buyers and spectators at the Awapuni racecourse today, a number of thoroughbreds were offered. Top price up to lunch was for Lianstephan (a stallion), bought by Mr. W. Grant, of the South Island, for 2150 guineas."

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_017618
Title
"Manawatu Thoroughbred Sale"
Format
B&W negative
Held In
Other
Relation
2017-20
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection
Identifier
2017-20
Date
April 10, 1963

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Creation

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Place
Racecourse Road, Awapuni, Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
auction,
awapuni racecourse,
crowds,
horse racing,
horses,
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