Summer at the Races 2015

Get on-track to experience a great Kiwi tradition: a day at the races. Whether you’re entering Fashion in the Field, planning a fun family day out or after a flutter on the fillies, you’ll find it all at the races. Find an event near you or check out last season’s events.


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gallops Courtesy Ford Manawatu Sires Produce Stakes Day

Gates Open: 11:00 am Saturday 28 Mar - Awapuni
Awapuni is getting ready for another great day of racing. This is Manawatu's Premier Raceday with thrilling Group One racing action; this day is not to be missed. Be a part of the buzz on-course and enjoy corporate hospitality, Fashion in the Field and first class racing. read more >

gallops Fiber Fresh NZ Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes Day

Gates Open: 10:00 am Saturday 04 Apr - Te Aroha
Head to picturesque Te Aroha this Easter for NZ's richest WFA race for fillies & mares, the Group 1 "Fiber Fresh NZ Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes" on Sat 4 April. There will also be hot competition for the ladies, with the annual 'Fashions in the Field' with great prizes to be won. read more >

gallops Golden Slipper Saturday

Gates Open: 11:00 am Saturday 04 Apr - Hastings
This is the second time we have been lucky enough to host the Golden Slipper Saturday Raceday! Gather your friends and family and get on-course for this exciting day of racing. This is a day which celebrates some first class racing here at Hawke's Bay Racing and across the ditch at Royal Randwick. read more >

harness Breckon Farm & All Stars Racing Stables Easter Cup

Saturday 04 Apr - Addington
Addington is turning it on again for another great day of harness racing. Gather a group of friends and get on-course! You won't wamt to miss out on this thrilling racing action. read more >

gallops Riverton Easter Carnival Day 1 ft. Carriers Arms Riverton Cup

Gates Open: 10:30 am Saturday 04 Apr - Riverton
Get along to Riverton Easter Carnival Day 1 for fantastic Easter racing and lots of on-course entertainment. Women's Fashion in the Field competition with fantastic prizes. Free kids face painting, bouncy castles, jeeps, a lolly scramble and scavenger hunt and many more. Make a day of it - get a group together and book a hospitality package. read more >

gallops Riverton Easter Carnival Day 2

Gates Open: 10:30 am Monday 06 Apr - Riverton
If you can't make Day 1, or you're keen to make a weekend of it, Riverton Easter Carnival Day 2 promises a second day of fantastic Easter racing. Rally your family and friends and get ready for a great day out. read more >

gallops Salute to the Stars of Trentham and Beyond

Gates Open: 11:00 am Saturday 11 Apr - Trentham
Join Wellington Racing Club in celebrating our greatest gallopers with Salute to the Stars Raceday at Trentham this 11 April. Great horses deserve to be championed and Wellington Racing Club is delighted to honour the horses that have thrilled racegoers at Trentham and beyond over the past 12 months with a day of top racing action, entertainment and atmosphere. See you there! read more >

gallops Autumn Racing Season Day 2

Gates Open: 10:30 am Saturday 11 Apr - Riccarton Park
Day Two of the Autumn Carnival at Riccarton Park features Christchurch Casino Easter Cup (Group 3) / NZ Bloodstock Insurance Stakes (Listed) and the Founders Cup. Enjoy a wonderful afternoon in the Phar Lap room while you test your punting skills and win your share of $5000 in the annual Riccarton Park Punters Challenge. If you enjoy spending your day in style, talk to Riccarton Park about their Private Hospitality Suites. read more >

gallops Manco Easter Handicap Raceday

Gates Open: 11:00 am Saturday 18 Apr - Ellerslie
Celebrate the last Group I race of New Zealand's racing season! Enjoy food & beverages at our fully licenced facilities with free activities to entertain the children. Whether you watch from the stand or the public lawn you will have close access to betting facilities and great views! read more >

gallops Hawke's Bay Gold Cup

Gates Open: 11:00 am Saturday 18 Apr - Hastings
The Hawke’s Bay Gold Cup is one of New Zealand’s oldest Racedays, first run over 150 years ago! This outstanding Raceday has a long standing tradition of top thoroughbred racing action. We have live music, kids activities, free sausage sizzle and much more on offer for the day. Gather your friends and family for an exceptional days entertainment at Hawke’s Bay Racing. read more >
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