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Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 :Remember when he was a colt in 1951 and we wondered what his form would be? Now he's a top-class stayer. Evening Post, 1965.

Reference Number: J-065-069

Four men, representing punters, racing clubs, the taxation department and public opinion, are watching the horse 'T.A.B.'. The Totalisator Agency Board controls betting on horse racing in New Zealand.

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1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary), related to The Evening Post (Newspaper. 1865-2002), Nevile Sidney Lodge, Totalisator Agency Board, New Zealand. Inland Revenue Department, Taxation, Horse racing, Gambling and Public opinion.

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Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 :Remember when he was a colt in 1951 and we wondered what his form would be? Now he's a top-class stayer. Evening Post, 1965., Reference Number J-065-069 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 photocopy/iesA4 size photocopy.. Single art work

Historical Notes: The TAB, or legal `off-course' betting, introduced in 1951 spelt the end of `bookies' who had been banned from racecourses in 1910. There was also apprehension felt by racing clubs worried about the effect on raceday crowds. [Source: Between the lines. Ian F Grant. 2005]

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