Grand National Racing Festival of Racing 2019


03 Aug 2019

First day: Saturday, August 3 - Group 3, Winter Cup; Wednesday, Second day: Hospitality NZ Canterbury Grand National Hurdles; Third day: Racecourse Hotel & Motor Lodge NZ Grand National Steeples & Winter Fashion In The Field

Start Date: 03 Aug 2019
Finish Date: 10 Aug 2019

Grand National Festival of Racing - 3, 7 & 10 August - Buy tickets here 
Discover the wonder of winter racing with fashion, food and thrilling racing plus live music in the birdcage each day.
First day
Saturday, August 3 - Group 3,  Winter Cup
Second day
Wednesday, August 7 - Hosptality NZ Canterbury Grand National Hurdles
Third day
Saturday, August 10-  Racecourse Hotel & Motor Lodge NZ Grand National Steeplechase / Winter Fashion In The Field

WINTER FASHION IN THE FIELD - The Balmerino Room, Club Stand. Saturday August 10th from 2:30pm.

Prize details soon. 

Registrations on the day in the raceday office from 12midday - 2.00pm or Pre-register with Alison 03 336 0040


Hospitality Suite - includes private suite with a food and beverage package. Options for a minimum of 15  and up to 30 people at $140 per head.

 Suite/Hospitality Packages available via
Kym Berney

Phone: (03) 336-0055 DDI

Check out: for a list of all accomodation options in Christchurch or email for assistance with our preferred providers.

Need somewhere to stay
The Classic Villa - Luxury boutique hotel on Worcester Boulevard. A brief walk to the Casino.
Racecourse Hotel Motor Lodge - 46 units right next door to the course on Racecourse Road
City Park Motel - affordable style on Riccarton Road