|It is known that racing took place at the course as early as 1887. A two-day meeting was held on 28th and 29th December of that year. Subsequent meetings were held twice a year at Christmas and again at Easter.|
|The racecourse is situated at Kumara in the West Coast
region of South Island.
|By the late 1940's the Kumara Racing Club moved their annual meet to take place in January.|
|The principal race is the Kumara Golden Nuggets which is
unique because the winner receives 2 ozs of gold.
|If you have badges, racecards, pictures of the racecourse or further details about the course, including your memories, then email email@example.com|