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Local historians weekly "Back Issues" article in the Manawatū Standard. The Manawatū Racing Club will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2030. Horse racing and attending the races have been a popular leisure activities in Palmerston North since the inaugral race meeting on Boxing Day 1881. The city and businesses have benefitted significantly from the racing industry since its earliest days.

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Manawatū Standard
Date
June 22, 2024
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2024Pa_IMCA-DigitalArchive_042265
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IMCA Digital Archive

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