07 Aug 2021

Grand National Festival of Racing 2021

First day: Saturday, August 7 - Group 3, Winter Cup; Wednesday, Second day: Hospitality NZ Canterbury Grand National Hurdles; Third day: Racecourse Hotel…


14 Aug 2021

Winter Fashion in the Field - Grand National Festival of Racing

Join us on Grand National Day - Saturday 14 August for the return of Winter Fashion in the Field


06 Nov 2021

New Zealand Cup Meeting 2021

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.


03 Dec 2021

Christmas at the Races - Riccarton Park

A Christmas themed celebration of racedays across the country

Welcome to Riccarton Park

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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 28 racedays from the 2021-22 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.

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The 2021 Grand National Festival of Racing is 7, 11, 14 August and the 2021 NZ Cup Meeting is on 6, 10 & 13 November.

Vibrant and exciting racedays held throughout the year. Download the 2021/2022 race dates file.