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Carnivals

03 Aug 2019

Grand National Festival of Racing 2019

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

Racing

03 Aug 2019

Grand National Day 1 - Winning Edge Presentations Winter Cup

Winning Edge Presentations Winter Cup (Group 3) and Koral Steeplechase - a Premier Raceday

Racing

07 Aug 2019

Grand National Day 2 - NZ Grand National Hurdles

Hosptality NZ Canterbury Grand National Hurdles

Racing

10 Aug 2019

Grand National Day 3 - NZ Grand National Steeples

Racecourse Hotel & Motor Lodge 145th NZ Grand National Steeplechase and Christchurch Casino Winter Classic - a Premier raceday

Fashion

10 Aug 2019

Fashion In The Field - Winter Event

Join us on Grand National day for our 4th Annual Winter Fashion Competition.

Racing

21 Sep 2019

Group 1 Raceday Party

The racing experience of 2019 at Riccarton Park.

Welcome to Riccarton Park

For over 160 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 2019 Grand National Festival of Racing dates are 3, 7 & 10 August while the 2019 NZ Cup Meeting is on 9, 13 & 16 November.

Vibrant and exciting racedays held throughout the year. Download the 2019/20 race dates file


Riccarton Park recognised the victims of the Christchurch 15 March terror attacks during the 23 March 2019 raceday. You can watch here.