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Interislander Summer Festival New Year's Day Races Supported by Russell Roads

1 January 2016

General Admission: $10 Early Bird - $15 Gate Sales

Members Stand: $30pp  

Gates Open: 10.30am

First Race: 12.52pm

Track: TBC

BYO: Limit 6 bottles of beer or 1 bottle of wine per person


CONTACT for package bookings


Celebrate the New Year at the Interislander Summer Festival Hawke's Bay Races supported by Russell Roads. Enjoy a fun filled day with plenty of free activities for the kids, live music and great racing action for the adults to enjoy. Pack a picnic or sample the fabulous local food and wine Hawke's Bay has to offer. There is something on-course for everyone to enjoy, while you all relax and unwind after the bustle of Christmas and New Year.

Adults enjoy the live music, local food and drink and the chance to relax and unwind whilst studying the race form. A punters club will be operating on the day, for your share in the racing action tickets are $10.



Premier Lounge - $125 per person

The Premier Lounge is a great way to enjoy your day with friends and family with a prime view of the racecourse and all of the racing action! This package includes:

  • Course admission, parking, bottled water and racebooks for each guest

  • Nibbles to start followed by a scrumptious buffet lunch and dessert

  • Beverage package including beer, wine, juice and soft drinks

  • TAB facilities


Pavilion Lawn Mini Marquees - $700 for 10 people ($70 per person - min 10 people) 

Enjoy the action from your own reserved marquee in a Pavilion Lawn village, located up close to the racing action near the finishing post. This package includes:

  • Course admission, parking, bottled water and racebooks for each guest

  • TAB facilities in close proximity

  • You are free to bring your own catering & beverages (there is no bar in this area) 

  • Each person will recieve a $10 punters club ticket as part of the package

To book please contact 


Private Marquee Setup

Anyone setting up a private tent for the raceday on the front lawn can do so between 10.00am - 1.00pm on the 31st of December and from 10.30am on January 1st. The course will not be open to the General Public for setup at any other time. 


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