Canterbury Park Race Club

Horseracing club established at Canterbury.

Milestone
Formed
1884
Position
1884
1884
1943 - 2011
2011 -
Property
Occupied
1884 -
Type

Canterbury Park Racecourse

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,
2013

From the 1840s horseracing provided entertainment for pub patrons and workers in the Sugarworks village before more permanent facilities were constructed in the 1880s and related industries, both legal and illegal, boosted the local economy.