They’re racing at Eltham

Did you know that John Wren, proprietor of the notorious Collingwood Tote in the early 1900s, once seriously proposed to establish a racecourse at Eltham that he claimed would rival famous Flemington ?  Early horse racing took place at Eltham Lower Park in Main Road, Eltham.

 

Source: Eltham District Historical Society

 
 

 

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