WHAT'S ON

Racing

26 Oct 2019

Riccarton Park - Canterbury Jockey Club

2019 War Decree Stakes / Christchurch Casino Spring Classic

Carnivals

09 Nov 2019

New Zealand Cup Meeting 2019

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.

Racing

09 Nov 2019

NZ Cup Day 1

Al Basti Equiworld New Zealand 2000 Guineas (Group 1) / Gold Club Metropolitan Trophy (Listed) / Yesberg Insurance Pegasus Stakes (Listed)

Racing

13 Nov 2019

NZ Cup Day 2

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

Racing

16 Nov 2019

NZ Cup Day 3

gavelhouse.com NZ 1000 Guineas (Group 1) / Christchurch Casino 155th NZ Cup (Group 3) / Barneswood Farm Welcome Stakes (Listed)

Fashion

16 Nov 2019

Fashion in the Field - November Event - 2019 details here

The Mondo Travel / Millennium Hotels and Resorts "Fashion in the Field "event.

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.