The Central Otago Racing Club races at Omakau once a year in January and great effort is taken to ensure the venue is in tip top condition. The course is regarded as having one of the best racing surfaces around during January. Combine this with the picturesque setting surrounded by trees, Omakau is one of the most popular country courses in the South Island.
How to get there
The racecourse is located on Racecourse Road, which is off State Highway 85 at Omakau.