Welcome to Matamata Racing Club
The Matamata Racing Club, located at the Matamata racecourse two kilometres south of the eastern Waikato township of Matamata, is a centre of racing and training excellence.

Thirteen race meetings per season, including its Premier fixture in February and an October Feature raceday, are staged by the Matamata Racing Club on the left-handed track. 

The MRC also operates a highly successful training centre, with an average of more than 700 horses prepared on the course in any month of the year. In recent years the MRC has undertaken an extensive programme to construct four on-site stable barns, with 140 horses now accommodated there.

As well as Matamata's own racing schedule, the South Waikato Racing Club conducts its popular annual racemeeting at the Matamata course.

Facilities are available for non-raceday activities, ranging from indoor functions such as weddings and funerals as well as outdoor gatherings.


Matamata Trackwork Tuesday 17 October 2017: Recorded by Dennis Ryan ››
18 Oct 2017Gingernuts looked right on target for Sunday’s rescheduled Livamol Classic when he got through his work in pleasing style at Matamata this morning. Already the odds-on favourite for the Hastings feature, Gingernuts only enhanced his prospects
Matamata Trackwork Tuesday 10 October 2017: Recorded by Dennis Ryan ››
10 Oct 2017Sleeping Beauty looked right on target to continue in winning form on her home track this weekend when she galloped stylishly at Matamata this morning. Working 20 metres out on the course proper, which was in the Heavy10 range, Sleeping Beauty (S We
Matamata Trackwork Tuesday 3 October 2017: Recorded by Dennis Ryan ››
04 Oct 2017Gingernuts and Chance To Dance confirmed their readiness for Saturday’s Livamol Classic when paired in impressive work at Matamata this morning. Galloping 18 metres out on a heavy course proper, Gingernuts (Bosson) and Chance To Dance (Pinn) s
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