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New Zealand Cup Meeting

9, 13 & 16 November 2019 

A highlight of the Canterbury social calendar featuring high class racing, fashion, food and entertainment across three magnificent days as the region celebrates all that is great about spring in Christchurch.

Event Details

Riccarton Racecourse
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Al Basti Equiworld New Zealand 2000 Guineas Day

The Al Basti Equiworld New Zealand 2000 Guineas Day marks the official start of New Zealand Cup and Show Week and will give you a great taste of what lies ahead. Guineas Day sees the very best three-year-olds travelling to Riccarton Park, hoping to follow in the hoof-prints of some of the greats of the turf.

  • Saturday, 9 November 2019
  • 10am-6pm

Coupland's Bakeries Mile Raceday

The Coupland's Bakeries Mile at Riccarton Park is a celebration of the two things that make New Zealand Cup and Show Week such a popular event – great action on the track and spectacular fashion in the field. Live music will add to the party atmosphere, so dust off your favourite hat or glamorous fascinator, bring out your stylish threads and reserve your spot at Riccarton Park Racecourse.

  • Wednesday, 13 November 2019
  • 10am-6:30pm

Christchurch Casino NZ Cup & gavelhouse.com NZ 1000 Guineas Day R18 event

Riccarton plays host to the 3200 metre Christchurch Casino New Zealand Cup. This is one of the most popular racing events in the country and always attracts a large crowd, so ensure you are part of the action. While the stakes will be high on the track, off the field there will also be plenty to play for, so dress to impress.

  • Saturday, 16 November 2019
  • 10am-6:30pm

WIN Tickets to the Races!

Win one of three General Admission double passes to Saturday, 9 November races at Riccarton Park.

To enter, submit your name, email address and answer to the question and you’re in the draw.

The winner will be announced on 1 November 2019.


By entering the draw you also agree to receive email communications from ChristchurchNZ (see competition terms & conditions for more details).

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