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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.

Here are the dates for the 2023/2024 MHRC meetings:

2023/24 season dates

Monday 23

Monday 13
Tuesday 21 
Thursday 23 

Tuesday 12
Thursday 14

Tuesday 2 - Tauherenikau
Thursday 4 - Otaki

Friday 2 - Hawera
Sunday 4 - Hawera
Tuesday 13
Thursday 15

Tuesday 12
Thursday 14 
Tuesday 26
Thurs 28