The Silks Lounge is located on the first floor of the Function Centre built at Awapuni in 2008. It has the ability to cater for up to 450 people on racedays.

The Lounge provides panoramic views of the racecourse and allows access to a large balcony overlooking the entertainment and atmosphere on raceday, as well as amazing views of the birdcage and racecourse. 

Silks Lounge packages are available most racedays at Awapuni. Please see the individual raceday page, or contact us for details or take a virtual tour below


Situated alongside the Silks Lounge these modern corporate boxes each comfortably hold up to 40 guests for dining and viewing. If required, the dividing wall between the Feilding and Marton Boxes may be folded back up to 80 guests can be accommodated. 
These premium locations are available to be hired on racedays, however with limited numbers and excellent facilities often sell-out early. Please see the individual raceday page, or contact us for details or take a virtual tour below.


Situated in the Members Stand, the Manawatu Room is located on the first floor just past the finishing line and can comfortably hold 100 people on raceday seated. It proves a popular facility at the course.

On raceday the location allows the horses to be viewed while in the birdcage as well as first class veiwing of the racing action. The room has its own bar facilites as well as tote facilities.


Situated on the first floor of the Members Stand, the Awapuni Lounge is available to the Members, Owners, Trainers and officials on racedays.

Seating and bar leaners are available in the room as well as tote facilites and bars.


Located beside the birdcage this exceptional location is provided for owners of horses racing at Awapuni on any given race day. Your owners ribbon should allow you access to a one of the premium spaces on course.

For further information please see the individual race day page or contact - or call on 06 356 4940