1968: Johnny Gee


                       With stake money in 1968 consolidated at $2,000.00 following last year’s conversion to decimal currency, Templeton horseman Wes Butt eyed today’s prize with quality stallions, Johnny Gee and Victorian reared trotter Tony Bear. [...]

1968: Johnny Gee2022-09-18T09:25:13+12:00

1967: Stylish Major


Those with greatest recall will remember a long held belief, that to be most effective at New Zealand Cup time, pacing stars needed race encounters in early spring.  A requirement to have built that [...]

1967: Stylish Major2022-09-19T08:41:38+12:00

1966: Tronso


Anticipation of a pending season highlight was expressed by journalists within Christchurch Star’s racing department, when previewing Banks Peninsula’s 1966 Trotting Cup. Principal recipient of the inaugural spoils Bill Doyle remained true, donating a [...]

1966: Tronso2023-05-18T10:53:57+12:00

1965: When


Following an inaugural equalisator meeting in December 1951, Banks Peninsula Trotting Club was described by Hoof Beats magazine as “highly likely to gain a permit to conduct totalisator meetings. Enthusiasm runs high in the [...]

1965: When2022-09-19T19:27:07+12:00
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