Autumn and Winter at the Races

Get on-track to experience a great Kiwi tradition: a day at the races. Whether you’re entering Fashion in the Field, planning a fun family day out or after a flutter on the fillies, you’ll find it all at the races. Find an event near you or check out last season’s events.

 

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gallops Manco Easter Handicap Raceday

Gates Open: 11:00 am Saturday 18 Apr - Ellerslie
Celebrate the last Group I race of New Zealand's racing season! Enjoy food & beverages at our fully licenced facilities with free activities to entertain the children. Whether you watch from the stand or the public lawn you will have close access to betting facilities and great views! read more >

gallops Hawke's Bay Gold Cup

Gates Open: 11:00 am Saturday 18 Apr - Hastings
The Hawke's Bay Gold Cup is one of New Zealand's oldest racedays, first run over 150 years ago! This outstanding Raceday has a long standing tradition of top thoroughbred racing action. We have live music, kids activities, free sausage sizzle and much more on offer for the day. Gather your friends and family for an exceptional days entertainment at Hawke's Bay Racing. read more >

gallops Autumn Racing Season Day 3 - Coca Cola Canty Gold Cup

Gates Open: 10:30 am Saturday 18 Apr - Riccarton Park
Day Three of the Autumn Carnival at Riccarton Park features Coca Cola Canterbury Gold Cup. Reserve your spot on-course in the popular Grand National Reserve or Show Gate Reserve car parks. If you enjoy spending your day in style, talk to Riccarton Park about their Private Hospitality Suites. read more >

harness Rowe Cup

Gates Open: 4:00 am Friday 24 Apr - Alexandra Park
Alexandra Park's Autumn Trotting Carnival kicks off with the first of three big nights of harness racing. With the cooler weather approaching, take advantage of Alex Park's fantastic indoor facilities with hospitality options in the Top of the Park to the Alex Bar and Eatery. read more >

gallops Marlborough Racing Club's annual two day meeting - Day 1

Friday 24 Apr - Waterlea
Head along to the first of two days racing at Waterlea Racecourse on Friday 24 April. There will be 8 gallops races and 2 harness events. Admission is FREE so there's no reason not to come along to this awesome raceday! read more >

gallops ANZAC Day races at Trentham

Gates Open: 12:00 pm Saturday 25 Apr - Trentham
Trentham has a long history with the New Zealand Armed Forces, serving as both an army camp and a hospital during the World Wars and hosting farewell lunches for troops leaving New Zealand to join the campaign overseas. Each 25 April, Trentham hosts the annual ANZAC Day Races to pay tribute to our fallen heroes. Join Trentham in honouring the brave Kiwis who returned, and those who rest overseas, while taking in a day of top racing action. Lest we forget. read more >

gallops Marlborough Racing Club annual two day meeting - Day 2

Sunday 26 Apr - Waterlea
Head along and enjoy the second day of racing at Waterlea Racecourse. There will be 8 gallops races and 2 harness events. Bring the kids because there's going to be plenty of on-course entertainment including bouncy castles & lolly scrambles! It's FREE admission, so don't miss out! read more >

gallops Great Western Steeples and Hurdles - Day 1

Thursday 30 Apr - Riverton
It's the first jumps event in New Zealand! Get your friends together and enjoy a great day out at day 3 of the Riverton Racing Carnival. Entry is FREE so there's no excuse to miss this great day out. read more >

harness Alexandra Park Autumn Racing

Friday 01 May - Alexandra Park
Rally your friends together and enjoy a Friday night out at the Alexandra Park Autumn Trotting Carnival. The second of three nights of racing, you're spoiled for choice when it comes to Alex Park's famous hospitality options. Choose to watch the two big races of the night - the Taylor Mile and Trotters Challenge - from the Top of the Park, Tasman Room or the Alex Bar and Eatery. read more >

gallops Autumn Racing Season Day 4 - Premier Raceday

Gates Open: 10:30 am Saturday 02 May - Riccarton Park
Head along to Riccarton Park for a great day of racing. Make a day of it: Reserve your spot on-course in one of the popular Grand National Reserve or Show Gate Reserve Car Parks to secure a prime spot for the D Reynolds Electrical Great Easter Stakes and Berkley Stud Champagne Stakes. read more >
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HARNESS JEWELS 2015

All roads lead to Ashburton on the 30 May for harness racing’s most prestigious event.

Get a group of friends together and head down to Ashburton Trotting Club for a taste of the action. 

Hospitality Packages sell out fast so make sure you book today!