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Roadside Stories: The equine stars of Cambridge

The thoroughbred studs around Cambridge have produced many champion horses, which are celebrated in a series of mosaics in the town’s pavements. One of the best-known is the legendary stud horse Sir Tristram, who sired 45 prizewinners, including Melbourne Cup winner Empire Rose.

Listen to a Roadside Story about the horses of Cambridge. Roadside Stories is a series of audio guides to places around New Zealand.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato places - Cambridge', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/35235/roadside-stories-the-equine-stars-of-cambridge (accessed 11 December 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, updated 11 Jun 2015