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 January 2017: Recorded by Dennis Ryan ››
17 Jan 2017A number of horses with feature race engagements at Trentham on Saturday underlined their fitness with attractive work at Matamata this morning. Leading Telegraph candidate Perfect Fit took time honours, while race rivals Xtravagant and Irish Moon a
Matamata Trackwork Tuesday 27 December 2016: Recorded by Dennis Ryan ››
28 Dec 2016Stablemates Perfect Fit and Irish Moon continued their Sistema Railway preparations with pleasing work at Matamata this morning. Perfect Fit was ridden by Michael Coleman in her solo gallop on the all-weather track, where she was unextended to cover
Matamata Trackwork Tuesday 20 December 2016: Recorded by Dennis Ryan ››
20 Dec 2016Volpe Veloce is on target to extend her unbeaten record at Ellerslie on Boxing Day judging by her work at Matamata this morning. Galloping on the course proper, which was dead with the markers out 18 metres, Volpe Veloce was ridden by her regular wo
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