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 26 September 2016: Recorded by Dennis Ryan ››
27 Sep 2016Volpe Veloce and Babe prepared for weekend engagements with sound work at Matamata this morning when continuing wet weather made for testing conditions. Working right-handed 23 metres out on the heavy course proper, Volpe Veloce (Rastrick) and Babe
Matamata Trackwork Tuesday 20 September 2016: Recorded by Dennis Ryan ››
20 Sep 2016Strada Cavallo and Pacquiao shaped up for Ellerslie on Saturday with sound work at Matamata this morning. Galloping right-handed wide out on the course proper, where the going was heavy, Strada Cavallo (Coleman) and Pacquiao (Rastrick) both wore bli
Matamata Trackwork Tuesday 13 September 2016: Recorded by Dennis Ryan ››
13 Sep 2016Rasa Lila left no doubts about her fitness for Saturday’s Windsor Park Plate when she galloped impressively at Matamata this morning. Working right-handed 20 metres out on a slow course proper, Rasa Lila (Ritchie) trailed her stablemate Devil&
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