Long standing Club with purpose built, stand alone venue. The first Club in New Zealand to install a sand/loam racing surface. Hosts a number of the Code's flagship races including Auckland Cup, the time honoured Duke of Edinburgh Silver Collar and the high profile winner-takes-all New Zealand Shootout.
The largest Club in the country, the Christchurch Club's base (shared with Harness Racing) at Addington Raceway is an excellent facility for participants and enthusiasts alike and plays host of a number of the Code's glamour events such as the New Zealand Cup, the New Zealand Oaks, the Kingston Cup and the sport's new profile race, the Topgun. It is often said that it takes a 'strong dog' to win at Addington.
Situated at Ascot Park, the only tri-code (all three racing codes) venue in New Zealand, the Southland Club has also recently converted its racing its racing surface from grass to loam.
Hatrick Raceway in Wanganui has recently been the 'pulse' of greyhound racing in the Central Districts region, hosting in excess of 100 race meetings each season. A tight circuit combined with a fast racing surface contribute to all-action race viewing, both on course and via Trackside. The Clubs hosts such significant events as the New Zealand Breeders Stakes, the Wanganui Distance and the Spion Rose.
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Te Mawhai Kennels will provide your dog with top class racing opportunities that you as an owner or syndicate member deserve.
Celebrate Christmas in true Kiwi style - with clients, staff, friends and family. Book a great day (or night) for you and your team. From self-catering to fully catered, for 10 to 100, family-friendly or more grown-up. Choose from our tasty range of packages, or let our Event Experts tailor a package for you. Celebrate Christmas at the Races.
Greyhounds As Pets is an independent charitable trust established by Greyhound Racing New Zealand to find pet homes for greyhounds which are no longer able to race.
Greyhounds Australasia (GA) comprises representatives from jurisdictional controlling bodies in Australian States and Territories, and New Zealand (the GA Directors).
The JCA is an independent statutory authority constituted under the Racing Act. The JCA ensures that judicial and appeal proceedings in thoroughbred, harness and greyhound racing are heard and decided fairly, professionally, efficiently, and in a consistent and cost effective manner.
An independent organization, the Racing Integrity Unit is charged with managing the integrity issues within the three racing codes in New Zealand - Harness, Thoroughbred and Greyhound.
The Gambling Helpline (New Zealand) is a 24 hour freephone service that you can call to receive immediate support, as well as referral and information services for gambling problems.
A great day at the races is part and parcel of the great Kiwi summer, and if you go to one of 41 Summer Festival racedays all around New Zealand, it's even better! The blend of high standards, great family entertainment and local racing character combine to deliver a fantastic day out.
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Welcome to the home of great experiences at the races. You'll find great days (and nights) to enjoy partying in a classic Kiwi setting, with good food and drink, live entertainement, and the thunder and excitement of the races