Harness Racing in Nelson

Winter Races - Friday 9 & Sunday 11 June 2017
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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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Alto Orlando of fire in Nelson Cup after opening day off at Richmond Park

The decision by trainer Robert Dunn not to start Alta Orlando in the Nelson Pine Industries Prelude the first day of the Nelson Harness Racing Club meeting certainly paid dividends when he took out the Nelson Pine Industries Nelson Cup on day two.