The Manawatu Harness Racing Club experience

We’re proud to offer a family friendly environment where you can kick back and enjoy a great spot of racing entertainment. Our facilities include a large green lawn that is great for kids to run around on, a grandstand, public lounge, sponsors lounge and space to park up in your vehicle and watch. We’ve got onsite catering and a bar but also invite you to bring along a chilly bin if you wish to sit outside.

If you’re an adrenaline junkie, we invite you to register at the Secretary's office to take a ride in the mobile vehicle alongside the starter. A field of pacers travelling at 40km less than a meter away from you sure gets the blood pumping - Tuesday's are the best days for this.

2021/22 season dates

Tuesday 26 October

Monday 8 November
Tuesday 16 November - Wairarapa Cup
Thursday 18 November - Palmerstonian Cup

Tuesday 7 December
Thursday 9th December - Manawatu Cup

Tuesday 15 February 
Thursday 17 February

Tuesday 15 March
Thursday 17 March 
Tuesday 29 March - Hawera Cup
Thursday 31 March - Festival of Racing

Use the following links to find more details.

Harness Racing Sites

Accommodation Palmerston North

News and events

Accommodation Palmerston North

401 Pioneer Highway,
Highbury Palmerston North
Phone: 06 354 13 83

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