Welcome to Rotorua Racing Club Inc.


Hooves thundering down the track, the crowd cheering in unison, ladies dressed in heels and hats.  A day at the races is unlike any other.  Here at Rotorua Racecourse we have built a reputation for fantastic racing, a thrilling atmosphere, beautiful surroundings and the very best in hospitality.

Arawa Park hosts over 88 individual races a year, with signature events such as The Rotorua Cup, Plate Day and our Interislander Summer Festival.  We also play host to The Taumarunui Gold Cup and Rotorua Bay of Plenty Hunt.

Our beautiful course is nestled in the stunning parklands of Arawa Park, with a view that is second to none.  Everyone is welcome, including fans of all ages.  Come along and enjoy what’s on offer at the Rotorua Racing Club.