The Grand Tour is Coming (x3), Hastings

7 September 2023

Saddle up for a three-peat at Hastings Racecourse this spring! Three epic racedays, headline music acts and thoroughbred racing at the highest level – you don’t want to miss this.

Tarzino Trophy Daffodil Raceday, Saturday 9 September

The Grand Tour kicks off this Saturday at Hastings Racecourse! Whether you’re there for the ponies, a party or seeking a day out with the family, there’s entertainment for all.

The field for the feature race of the day, the Gr.1 Westbury Stud Tarzino Trophy, is star studded. If you’re more into what’s happening off the track, there’s a raft of hospitality packages on offer, ranging from entry to the members stand ($30) to access to the exclusive Westbury Stud Tarzino Premier Lounge ($220). There will be plenty of entertainment for the junior members of the group, including free bouncy castles, face painting, pony rides and more. The best part: General admission is FREE!

Arrowfield Stud Plate Raceday, Saturday 30 September

Following your warmup a few weeks prior, you’ll be raring to go come Arrowfield Stud Plate Raceday! Featuring iconic Kiwi musicians, The Black Seeds, the track will be vibing well after the ponies have gone to bed. And yes, a general admission ticket ($25) will gain you access to the after-the-last concert!

Those seeking a more premium ticket option may be tempted by the Premier Package ($180), Dundeel Triple Crown Lounge ($250) or The Autumn Sun Ladies Lounge ($250).

Livamol Classic Raceday, Saturday 14 October

If you’re from the Bay, it’s likely you’ve heard of Livamol Classic Raceday – it has a reputation of being quite the party! With P-Money on the decks, a fashion in the field competition, a number of glittering hospitality precincts AND thrilling racing, Colliers Hawke’s Bay Spring Racing Carnival will be going out with a bang.

Tickets range from general admission ($30) to the Villa Maria Platinum Club ($300). OR kick up your heels in The Grand Tour Festival Zone ($65). Don’t leave your run too late, Livamol Classic Raceday has been known to sell out!

Psst. Hawke’s Bay Racing are currently offering a double-up festival ticket, gaining you general admission access to Arrowfield Stud Plate Raceday and access to the Festival Zone at Livamol Classic Raceday ($79). Get yours here.

Have you got the stamina to do three days at Hastings Racecourse? We dare you to give it a go… Tickets at

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