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Canterbury Racing

Canterbury Racing is one of New Zealand major racing organisations.  Canterbury Racing’s headquarters are at the historic Riccarton Park where there has been racing since 1855.  The course is situated just minutes from the Christchurch city centre and International Airport and offers racing fans a beautiful country setting complemented by modern, elegant facilities. There is also a major training and stabling facility as well as the racing opportunities. Canterbury Racing stages numerous race meetings each year with 18 of those at Riccarton Park in the current season.

Membership: There are 5 types of memberships:

$150  City Member –all Riccarton Park racedays
$80  Young City Member (under 30yrs)(Receive 2 tickets)
$25  Provincial Member – racing at Rangiora and the Hororata raceday at Riccarton Park.
$170  City and Provincial Member
$100  Provincial and Young City Member

For more information, please contact Alison Robin ( tel: 03 336 0000)

Each suite has a superb vista of racing with the Canterbury Plains and Southern Alps beyond. You can choose from 12 suites, each catering for 10 to 80 people. For more information, please contact Chris Rowe (  tel: 03 336 0053)

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The following courses are used by Canterbury Racing: