Upcoming Racedays

Latest - 30 April Stakes set at $15,000 per race for July return. The full release can be read here.

Pevious - 11 April NZTR update communication and potential return to racing,

Previous -  1 April for the NZTR Update and the latest communication regarding lockdown and a return to racing.

The New Zealand racing season as is the case in the Southern Hemisphere starts on 1st August and concludes on the 31st July the following year. Download the 2019/20 race dates. Please note the 2020/2021 schedule will differ significantly from this season.


The 2020 Grand National Festival of Racing dates are 1, 5 & 8 August (not proceding in 2020 due to COVID-19) and the 2020 NZ Cup Meeting is 7, 11 & 14 November 


20 Jun 2020

Mid Winter Christmas Races

Amberley conduct this popular event bringing life to the Winter season. CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

03 Jul 2020

Riccarton Park - Canterbury Jockey Club

Provisional return to racing

14 Nov 2020

Fashion in the Field - November Event - 2020 details here when available

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



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