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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 owner of stables on part of the original ‘Highden Estate’, on Totara Rd. adjacent to the Awapuni racecourse. He had many successes and retired in 1950. From left S. Waddell; George Tattersall; Unknown; George New; Unknown rear; Bill Broughton; Bubs Waddell; Clem Bowry (?).

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George New with horse racing jockeys
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CA: New, George. Public Photograph Collection Sp 147
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circa 1940 to circa 1949

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