24 Oct 2020

Riccarton Park - Canterbury Jockey Club

War Decree Stakes / Christchurch Casino Spring Classic. All welcome at Level 1. FREE ENTRY


24 Oct 2020

Group 1 Raceday Party

The racing experience of 2020 at Riccarton Park. Rescheduled date.


07 Nov 2020

New Zealand Cup Meeting 2020

A Canterbury social highlight featuring high class racing, fashion, food and entertainment across three magnificent days as the region celebrates all that is great about spring in Christchurch.


07 Nov 2020

NZ Cup Day 1

Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand 2000 Guineas® (Group 1) / Nautical Boat Insurance Metropolitan Trophy (Listed) / BrokerWeb Risk Services Pegasus Stakes (Listed)


11 Nov 2020

NZ Cup Day 2

Coupland's Bakeries Mile (Group 2) / Lindauer Stewards Stakes (Group 3) / Valachi Downs Canterbury Breeders Stakes (Group 3)


14 Nov 2020

NZ Cup Day 3

Barneswood Farm NZ 1000 Guineas® (Group 1) / Christchurch Casino 157th NZ Cup® (Group 3) / Frantic Bloodstock Welcome Stakes (Listed)

Welcome to Riccarton Park


For over 165 years the Canterbury Jockey Club has been at the forefront of New Zealand racing conducting some of the most prestigious races in the country. Riccarton Park is home to 22 racedays each season with highlights including the New Zealand Cup Meeting in November, Grand National Festival of Racing (Jumps Racing) in August and the four day Autumn Racing Season.

The Clubs racing calendar is defined by.

The 2020 Grand National Festival of Racing will not be held this year, the 2020 NZ Cup Meeting is on 7, 11 & 14 November.

Vibrant and exciting racedays held throughout the year. Download the 2020/21 race dates file.