Moorefield Racebook E-Book

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Description

The History of Moorefield Racecourse (1888-1951) is a social history. It abounds with jockeys, apprentices, golfers, bookmakers and SP bookmakers,  punters , local residents  and other interesting personalities which brings this story alive.   The Moore family is acknowledged with both its family history, and  Peter Moore’s role in developing the racecourse.

The book has the following chapters: The Moore Family , Moorefield Racecourse;  Jockeys , Horses , Trainers and Stables; Marshall  Street; Kogarah Golf Club , Moorefield Stories,  and Race dates  from 1888 until the last race meeting which was held on  July 14  1951.

There are many interviews and comments from people, who recall Moorefield . Some interviews are with the descendants of the people, who  were  connected to Moorefield.  Others are from local residents, who lived near the racecourse,  or who attended the racecourse, or  golfers who played on the racecourse site.

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