26 Feb 2021

Riccarton Park - Canterbury Jockey Club

Friday Summer racing


11 Mar 2021

Riccarton Park - Amberley Raceday

Thursday Mid Week racing

Charity Dinner

26 Mar 2021

Koru Care Charity Dinner - 26 March

Raising funds for deserving children


27 Mar 2021

Riccarton Park - Hororata Raceday

Valachi Downs SI Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes - Day 1 of the Autumn Racing Season


10 Apr 2021

Riccarton Park - Riccarton Turf Raceday

Christchurch Casino Easter Cup / NZ Bloodstock Airfreight Stakes - Day 2 of the Autumn Racing Season.


10 Apr 2021

Punters Challenge

Just $60 per person and betting pool of $500. Teams of up to five.

Welcome to Riccarton Park

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Follow progress on the synthetic track development.


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 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 2020/21 race dates file.