Kōrero: Hawke’s Bay region

Hawke’s Bay racing

Hawke’s Bay racing

Horse sports are popular in Hawke’s Bay. The region’s major racecourse is the Hawke’s Bay Racing Centre in Hastings. The annual Spring Carnival, a series of events held between August and October, is the most important fixture on the racing calendar. The Hawke’s Bay Gold Cup race day has been run since 1860.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Hawke’s Bay region - Sport, leisure and tourism', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/23934/hawkes-bay-racing (accessed 25 May 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, updated 2 Jul 2015