Our next Harness Racing Meeting is on Tuesday 29th December 2020

Race Day at Motukarara

The Trots at Mot December
Tuesday 29 Dec. 2020

Canterbury’s iconic mid-summer big day out at the Trots. All the excitement of grass track harness racing. Loads of entertainment for the whole family, with all the hospitality options that make Motukarara famous.

General Admission $10.00 (under 18 years free), only available at the gate, cash only. Gates open 10:00am

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The Trots at Mot January
Sunday 24 January 2021

The endless summer continues with harness racing on the big grass track at Motukarara. All the entertainment under the sun for kids of all ages, and lots of great hospitality options for New Year gatherings with friends & family.

General Admission $10.00 (under 18 years free). only available at the gate, cash only. Gates open 10:00am

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Photos from our most recent Race Day, Sunday 22nd November 2020

Our second meeting of the 2020/21 season was billed as ‘Xmas at the Races’, and while the weather didn’t play its part, Santa Claus was there to provide enjoyment for the young and not-so-young on course. The meeting comprised ten races with good competition and plenty of close, exciting finishes. The ‘main’  race the Crate & Barrel Leeston Mobile Pace, for horses rated R52-R62, went to the well-supported Copperhead Rose (John Morrison/Greg Manson) while in the Leo May Memorial Trot for R50-R59 trotters, Escargo  (Gerard O’Reilly/Kevin Townley) prevailed.

The Day’s Winners on the Track
Royal Del
Race 3
Race 4
Race 5
Race 6
Race 7
Race 8
Race 9

Thanks to AJ from Race Images for these photographs. All the day’s racing photos are available through Race Images NZ’s Harness Racing pages. Except Race 8 by Wayne May. 

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