Awapuni Racecourse

The Awapuni Racecourse is located in Palmerston North, New Zealand on Racecourse road.

The track is located directly north of Wellington and will take 2 hours via the State Highway.

It's owned and managed by the Manawatu Racing Club.

The two most notable races at this track include the Ford Manawatu Sires Produce Stakes and the Lawnmaster Awapuni Gold Cup.

The Gold Cup is known for hosting many of New Zealand's best gallopers.

Meanwhile, the Stakes offers some of the most prize money in New Zealand racing and is a popular event during Autumn.


List of Important Races at Awapuni Racecourse

  • Ford Manawatu Sires Produce Stakes
  • Lawnmaster Awapuni Gold Cup

Awapuni Racecourse Track Details

The Awapuni track circumference measures 1800 metres and offers a long home straight of 400 metres.

Which gives every runner a chance of winning a race at Awapuni.


Awapuni Racecourse History

The history of the Awapuni Racecourse and the Ford Manawatu Sires Produce Stakes can be traced back to 1909 when Group 1 juvenile races took place.

In 1915, the Lawnmaster Awapuni Gold Cup was run for the first time.


Awapuni Racecourse Map


This is not an official Awapuni Racecourse website. The information on this page is solely the view and opinion of the author and should not be considered an official source of Awapuni Racecourse information.


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