Clubs & Courses
RivertonClubs & Courses Index
ClubsThe following clubs race at Riverton:
Riverton racecourse is home to the Riverton Racing Club and is situated an easy 25 minutes drive south west of Invercargill and races four times a year. The track is spacious with a long finishing straight which enables all runners to have an even chance. The local area has fine cafes and bars, access to sea fishing through charter boats and local fishermen, trout fishing on the Aparima River that flows through the town, picturesque scenery, native bush walks and is the oldest European settlement in New Zealand. Accommodation is available through Hotels, Bed and Breakfasts, Motels and a Camping Ground.
State Highway 99
RivertonState Highway 99
Accommodation: The Club has recently purchased adjacent land and subdivided this into lifestyle blocks which are currently on the market. They offer unobstructed views of Foveaux Strait and the Longwood and Takitimu Mountains.
Famous Riverton Easter Races – April 2013
This meeting forms part of the famous Easter Carnival which is nationally recognised as one of the highlights of the racing season in the South Island.
Fillies & Mares 1600m
Gallop South Derby
PGG Wrightson Southern Champion Hack
Mini Marquees - $350 per package
Private Marquee sites available
Call 03 2348 614 for further details.