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W F E WARREN: New Brighton Trainer

W F E WARREN

The death occurred at New Brighton recently of Mr William Fredrick Ernest Warren, who was for many seasons New Brighton's most successful trainer.

'Bill' Warren trained a large team for Mr C M Ollivier, including Glenelg (Great Northern Derby), Berenice, Orphan and Young Carbine. For the successful partnership of Messrs J C Clarkson and F E Graham, he trained Countryman, Oratoria and Lady Matchlight. On his own account Mr Warren bred and raced both Dilnon and Betty Wrack.

Old-timers will recall his many successes with Gleaming, who reached NZ Cup company, Nancy Star, Irvar, Asturio, Dusky Locanda and The Whip.

The late 'Arty' Butterfield was first horseman for the stable for many seasons.

Mr Warren is survived by Mrs Warren and two daughters.

Credit: NZ Trotting Calendar 11Jan56

 
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