The Kevin Pratt Memorial Raceday featuring the Kevin Pratt Memorial G2 Manawatu Challenge Stakes and G3 Manawatu Cup is on Saturday 19 December and is our last Christmas at the Races day this year!

It is time to treat yourself and the team! Take the opportunity to relax, have fun and celebrate the festive season in style.

Christmas at the Races is a day full of festive entertainment, live music, delicious feasts, bubbles and brews completed with an electric atmosphere and the thrill of thoroughbred racing.


1. Rally the troops

2. Pick the fabulous package which suits you best

3. Sit back, relax and let us organise the entire party for you! 


Choose from one of our fantastic festive packages below for a cracker day at Awapuni Racing Centre.


Upgrade your raceday now and book in one of our festive hospitality packages for the ultimate
Christmas party experience!
All hospitality packages include course admission, water, racebook, pen and dedicated betting
facilities, bar facilities, security and hosts.

View hospitality brochure here

To enquire please contact:

06 356 4940

 Credit card fees apply. 
** Members Stand dress standards apply
For our terms & conditions for booking and ticketing please click here 


latest info


First race: 12.45pm*

Last race: 4.50pm*

Number of Races: 8*

Gates open: 11:00 am

Race program and times here

*initial race timing schedule is normally available approx 4 weeks from the event however final timings are not confirmed until the week of the event.


Information to come.

Members Draw

$10 Punters Club