A Fantastic old-fashioned country horse race meeting. The main race, the Kumara Gold Nuggets boasts a real gold nugget as the prize.
The feature race is the Kumara Gold Nuggets and as well as the prize money, the winning owners receive two ounces of Gold.
Many West Coasters return for this historic race day to meet with family and friends and enjoy the social atmosphere generated by the many tents and BBQ's which carry on until late in the night.
This is a family friendly event and there will be great entertainment as well as local food to experience such as whitebait and venison.
If you are looking for a taste of West Coast hospitality this is a race day not to miss.
Transport option from Greymouth to Kumara is available from Speights Ale House, bookings are essential.
They will be open for breakfast at 8.30am before the buses depart at 10am.
That evening DJ Clint will be playing.