Clubs & Courses
KumaraClubs & Courses Index
ClubsThe following clubs race at Kumara:
Kumara racecourse stages racing once a year in January hosted by the Kumara Racing Club. In recent years the track has undergone a major overhaul resulting in an excellent racing surface. They look forward to a large crowd and good racing in January.
State Highway 73State Highway 73
Transport: Buses are provided from Greymouth and to transport patrons to and from the course.
Entertaiment: There is good entertainment for children with a kiddies tote, performing clowns and different food experiences such as whitebait and venison. The club provides live bands on the day including the famous Kokatahi Band and Dateless and Desperate. Fashions in the field are held for both men and women. Local crafts are sold on course and support for these products is strong.
Kumara Races - January 2013
The feature race is the Kumara Gold Nuggets and in addition to the stake money the winning owners receive gold nuggets and all races have trophies and dress rugs presented to the winning owners.