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Otaki-Maori R.C.

The Otaki-Maori Racing Club, located 70 kilometres (40 miles) north of Wellington, has enjoyed a long, colourful and successful history since its establishment in 1886. It is the sole surviving Maori racing club in New Zealand – others having disappeared prior to the twentieth century.  The Club will host eleven OMRC racedays during the 2013/14 season at the Otaki Racecourse.

The Otaki-Maori Racing Club, located 70 kilometres (40 miles) north of Wellington, has enjoyed a long, colourful and successful history since its establishment in 1886. It is the sole surviving Maori racing club in New Zealand – others having disappeared prior to the twentieth century.  The Club will host eleven OMRC racedays during the 2013/14 season at the Otaki Racecourse.

Membership: Annual subscription from $40.  While the membership is open to all, the club is unique in that ‘full’ or ‘ordinary’ membership and voting is open only to people tracing to the Ngati Raukawa, Ngatiawa or Ngati Toa tribes. For further information and to download a member application form, please visit www.otakimaoriracing.co.nz

Membership benefits include:

* Free access to all parts of the course and stands other than areas reserved by the Stewards for any particular purpose.
* A Member’s Guest Ticket, which carries the same privileges.
* Member’s Breakfast, normally offered on the morning of the season’s Group 1 race meeting.
* Central Region clubs will generally grant complimentary admittance to their Members Stand on presentation of your OMRC Members Ticket. Course entry fees may still be payable at the gate however.
* Free entry at Levin Racing Club’s race-days which are held at Otaki Racecourse.

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Otaki

The Otaki-Maori Racing Club, located 70 kilometres (40 miles) north of Wellington, has enjoyed a long, colourful and successful history since its establishment in 1886. It is the sole surviving Maori racing club in New Zealand – others having disappeared prior to the twentieth century.  The Club will host eleven OMRC racedays during the 2013/14 season at the Otaki Racecourse.

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Otaki Electronic Track Records – introduced 1998
800m 00:44.7 Mi Jubilee 9/11/2004
1000m 00:57.5 Snapwood 21/12/2000
1100m 01:03.1 Sea Minstrel 14/11/2000
1200m 01:09.1 The Drummer 13/03/2004
1300m 01:15.6 Special Call 18/05/2002
1400m 01:20.3 Surface 24/02/2000
1500m 01:28.4 Ambitious Owner 23/10/2004
1600m 01:32.5 Altered Image 28/11/2008
2000m 02:00.7 Kaapstad Way 24/02/2000
2100m 02:08.4 Peron 15/03/2003
2200m 02:20.9 Take Three 26/05/2005
2300m 02:20.8 Rimu 29/11/2001
2400m 02:40.6 Bitterpiece 25/10/2004
2600m 02:54.3 Famous Flight 27/07/2000

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