Awakino Point Racecourse, Dargaville Racing Club races twice a year in May and November.
Awakino Point Racecourse is located on State Highway 14 on the Dargaville to Whangarei Road, 3 km from Dargaville and approximately 40 minutes from Whangarei.
The meetings are well patronised on-course with patrons travelling from throughout Northland and beyond to enjoy the picnic atmosphere our race day creates.
Although it has full dining and bar facilities many choose to bring a picnic or a barbeque and enjoy the day in the company of family or work groups.
It has a very good track which attracts trainers and owners from throughout Northland, Auckland and Waikato districts.
Facilities for horses include a number of boxes and yards, with most traveling the night prior to race day. The Club usually hosts visiting owners, trainers and staff to a barbeque on the night prior to race day.
DARGAVILLE RACING CLUB
Awakino Point Racecourse
Visitors to the Awakino Point Racecourse will find entrance on race day free to the public car park.
Members who pay an annual subscription fee of $12.00 are able to park in the Members car park which overlooks the Awakino Point Racecourse.
Eftpos facilities are available on race day. The November meeting includes the Northland Cup which is run over 2000 metres. This event carries a stake of $16,000 this year and over the 50 years it has been run has seen many horses which have won the race go on to do well in the bigger Spring Cups which follow