City of Palmerston North Festival of Racing

Based around the Manawatu Harness Raceway and Awapuni Racecourse, the Festival features activities celebrating the many things that make Palmy great!


Thursday 1 April will see Harness and Greyhound racing taking centre stage with a great family night of entertainment and the golden chase worth $25,000!

Saturday 3 April sees the Courtesy Ford Manawatu Sires Produce Race Day take off, featuring the Group 1 Courtesy Ford Manawatu Sires Produce Stakes alongside The Plaza Fashion in the Field and live music.