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- another term for harness racing
- ‘The Harness Racing Authority of NSW has sent a directive to show societies indicating that harness racing can only be conducted on registered trotting tracks.’
- ‘A grandstand believed to have been at the trotting track since early in the century was shifted to the new football ground, where it offered a lofty view over the valley.’
- ‘The Camp meeting is the only harness racing event in the county run under the Irish trotting and harness racing federation rules.’
- ‘The name Trotters has nothing to do with sheep's or pigs' trotters, or trotting races.’
- ‘The first of these new machines were used at a trotting meeting in WA in 1916 and at Randwick racecourse in Sydney in 1917.’
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