Harness Racing in Nelson
Celebrating 125 Years in 2016
Summer Races - Friday 13 & Sunday 15 January 2017
Racing is important, but it's not just about the horses
The Nelson Harness Racing Club is committed to growing and improving events that provide return to the racing community, opportunities for local organisations and business and a fun safe environment to the general public. There's some great racing throughout the year that everyone can be a part of.
Harness racing in Nelson is held over two days in January and June at Richmond Park Showgrounds, 358 Lower Queen Street, Richmond, Nelson. It is one of the region's most popular events, with loads fun for young, old and families alike!
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Reinsman Gavin Smith gained six wins at the two day Nelson meeting, including Sunday's Cup.
Greg and Nina Hope have dominated on the second day of the Nelson Harness Racing Club's 125th Jubilee meeting, to pick up four winners - the highlight being Western Art's victory in the Nelson Pine Industries Nelson Cup.