Membership of the Canterbury Jockey Club
Applications for the 2021/22 season commencing 1 August 2021 are open (they close Friday 22 October)
We invite you to make application to the Canterbury Jockey Club for membership. Share with us the unique excitement that is Thoroughbred Racing. Once the domain of the elite, now we can all share in the growth of this global billion-dollar business.
Your Canterbury Jockey Club membership offers you outstanding privileges. You become a recognised contributing supporter and a participant in Club activities. Members also participate in unique Member only promotions such as the "Swipe" promotion draw made in June and the "Member Rewards" programme.
City and Young City Members
Receive Guaranteed Members’ tickets for the Racing Season:
- One Member's ticket
- Two Guest Tickets (Young City Members receive one guest ticket)
- Grand National Racing Festival
- New Zealand Cup Meeting
Membership also includes: Complimentary admission to the course and use of Member areas for all race meetings held at Riccarton Park. This provision embraces the ground floor and level 1 of the Club Grandstand, pedestrian access to the Show Gate Reserved Car Park and any other area that may at times be reserved for Member use.
- Entrance tickets to all Riccarton Park racemeetings (including those where an entrance fee applies)
- Complimentary parking in the Members' Carpark. (This does not refer to the Show Gate Reserved area).
- Use of the “Members Only” Beaumaris Room
- Reciprocal rights with various other racing Clubs in New Zealand and Australia (some conditions do apply)
- Venue Hire Discount of 50% for Non Raceday Functions
- Members' e-Newsletter
- Special Members Only prizes and discounts
- Note: Young Members are under 30 years
- All privileges apply to any other Clubs that race at Riccarton Park
These members receive similar privileges to City Members, but only for those racedates conducted by the Wards of the Club:
- Riccarton Park - Amberley
- Riccarton Park - Hororata
- Riccarton Park - Riccarton Turf
- Riccarton Park - North Canterbury
Become a Member
Membership applications for the 2021/2022 season are open.
It is easy to become a member:
- Apply online
- Or renew your Membership here
- You can also join NZ Cup and Show Week partner the Canterbury A & P Association - the Royal Show