1977: Western Approach


Allocation of another race day permit was well received by Banks Peninsula Trotting Club in 1977, with this eventuality scheduled for Saturday 24th December. It represented a development which would positively impact the Club’s [...]

1977: Western Approach2023-11-23T10:19:52+13:00

1976: Nigel Craig


In 1976 the Club abandoned its traditional race book cover depicting an aerial racecourse portrait, in favour of a smaller more modest document depicting Mid Canterbury horseman G.A (Graham) Laing and his two win [...]

1976: Nigel Craig2023-11-23T10:19:53+13:00

1975: Waipounamu


Banks Peninsula Trotting Club (Inc.) was delighted to announce a capacity field when heralding the second decade of its annual Cup feature on Saturday 11th October 1975. Sponsorship had evolved enabling local stud farms [...]

1975: Waipounamu2023-11-23T10:19:54+13:00

1974: Jillinda


Another modest stake increase enabled prize money distribution totalling $2700.00, when the smallest field on record was carded in 1974 to round out a decade of Banks Peninsula Trotting Cups.  It was also time [...]

1974: Jillinda2023-11-23T10:19:55+13:00

1973: Edis Nova


The 1973 Banks Peninsula Trotting Cup stake was consolidated at $2,500.00, in addition to a donated stallion service courtesy of Nevele Romeo, flagship entire for the recently established Nevele R Stud Ltd.  There were [...]

1973: Edis Nova2023-11-23T10:19:56+13:00

1972: Marius


Stake money totalling $2,500.00 was on offer when the eighth running of Banks Peninsula’s Trotting Cup lined up for decision in 1972. Norm Fisher, mine host at nearby Tai Tapu Hotel provided a $100 [...]

1972: Marius2023-11-23T10:19:58+13:00

1971: Going


Pursuant to gifting a stallion service, participating Stud Farm s were allocated naming rights for each programmed race as commercial sponsorship was fully embraced in 1971. Those offerings, together with winning stakes were duly [...]

1971: Going2023-11-23T10:19:59+13:00

1970: Merrin


An increase in distance to a mile and three quarters occurred when Banks Peninsula’s premier event for trotters took place on the second Saturday of October 1970. The resumption of racing at Motukarara followed [...]

1970: Merrin2023-11-23T10:20:03+13:00

1969: Light View


Banks Peninsula Trotting Club’s premier contest of 1969 included several notable features including an incremental stake increase, lifting prize money to $2,150 in support of the event’s expanding profile. A modest form of sponsorship [...]

1969: Light View2023-11-23T10:20:05+13:00

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
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