One of New South Wales most picturesque Race Tracks, the Manning Valley Race Club is located minutes from the city centre on the northern side of town.
It is regarded as one of the best venues to watch racing on the East Coast of New South Wales. and is conveniently situated in the City of Taree which is approx. 300kms north of Sydney on the beautiful Mid North Coast.
Founded in 1831 by William Wynter, and easily accessible via the Pacific Highway, the Manning Valley Race Club is around an hour’s drive from the NSW racing centre at Port Macquarie and around two hours north of Newcastle.
The population of the Manning Valley is approximately 49,000 people with just over half living in the two major centres of Taree and Wingham. Taree is now home to around 20,000 people and neighbouring towns of Wingham, Tinonee, Harrington and Old Bar form part of the City of Greater Taree.
About the Track
- The track base is covered with a matting of Kikuyu, making the track one of the best wet weather tracks in country NSW.
- The track is 1530m in circumference with a straight length of 350m.
- The track is level with good runs to all turns.
- History shows that winners are usually placed at or near the lead on swinging for home.