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Alex Anderson and Triumph motorcycle

Alex Anderson and Triumph motorcycle

Members of the Manawatu Motor Cycle Club [MMCC] of Palmerston North shown with the 10 mile race winner, Alex Anderson. Anderson raced with considerable success around the lower North Island from 1913-1918. This race was held at the Tauherenikau Racecourse, Wairarapa, where Anderson entered and won both the 5 1/2 and 10 mile events. Third from right, with white shoes, is Harry Anderson. The photograph has the caption, "The Triumph wins a 10 mile race at MMCC Sports 22 1 1914. For an account of the race, see Manawatu Times, Volume LXV, Issue 2135, 23 January 1914, Page 5 (Available online at paperspast.natlib.govt.nz) Harold Plimmer was killed in an accident at the event.