Race Meeting

Manawatu Standard Boxing Day at the Races

Sun 26 Dec 2021
Awapuni Racing Centre 67 Racecourse Road, Awapuni, Palmerston North 4412
GA: $20 pre sales $30 on the day

Manawatu Standard Boxing Day at the Races

Whether you're perching up in the Silks Lounge, picnicking with the family, lounging under your gazebo or nursing a Christmas headache, Awapuni Racing Centre is the place to be on Boxing Day.

There's something for everyone with a DJ in the party zone, free children's entertainment, the infamous Hells Pizza Undie 100, food trucks and a fabulous hospitality package in the Silks Lounge. Grab your family and friends, picnic blankets, Christmas leftovers, and your gazebo and come set up for a brilliant day on course!


$10 Punters Club Tickets 

Members Draw

Hells Pizza Undie 100

Meeting Details:

First race:  12.05pm*

Last race:  4.47pm*

Number of Races: 9

Hospitality lounges open: 11.35am*

General Admission: $20 (early bird special) or $30 on the day (if available) 

Member for a Day: $40.00

Children 14 & under are free. 

*these are approximate timings, please click here for up to date times. 

This Raceday is being planned with all attendees required to be double vaccinated. At the gate you must show your "My Vaccine Pass" to be scanned. Please note, we can't accept the purple appointment card as proof of vaccination. 


Silks Lounge


Your day at Awapuni Function Centre includes: reserved seating in the Silks Lounge, buffet luncheon with dessert, cash bar, racebook and pen for each guest, & betting facilities.

Dress Standards
When attending a race day it's nice to look the part! Find out more about planning your outfit below.
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Raceday Sponsorship
Between Manawatu RC, Marton JC, Feilding JC, Rangitikei RC & Ashhurst-Pohangina RC, the Awapuni Racing Centre hosts over 19 race meetings each season with sponsorship opportunities available.