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 14 November 2017 ››
14 Nov 2017Amarula and Ocean Emperor, form runners for  Saturday's Tauranga Stakes, underlined their fitness with smart work at Matamata this morning. Galloping on the plough, Amarula (S McKay) had pace on throughout 1000m in 1:02.8, finishing off with 60
Matamata Trackwork Tuesday 7 November 2017: Recorded by Dennis Ryan ››
07 Nov 2017Te Rapa feature sprint rivals Heroic Valour and Irish Moon prepared for their weekend clash with smart work at Matamata this morning. Galloping 22 metres out on a dead course proper, Heroic Valour (McNab) was paired with Don’tblamethemusic (La
Matamata Trackwork Tuesday 31 October 2017: Recorded by Dennis Ryan ››
31 Oct 2017Hello M’Lady confirmed her fitness for Saturday’s Feilding Gold Cup with an impressive gallop at Matamata this morning. On a the course proper, where the going was dead 25 metres out, raceday jockey Cameron Lammas took Hello M’Lady
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