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 Track Work Tuesday 25th July 2017: Recorded by Dennis Ryan ››
25 Jul 2017Fog again got in the way of timing at Matamata this morning as a number of high profile horses had their work stepped up and others with more immediate engagements went through their paces. Gingernuts, Perfect Fit, Volpe Veloce and Summer Passage we
Matamata Trackwork Tuesday 18 July 2017: Recorderd by Dennis Ryan ››
18 Jul 2017Ruakaka form runner Amarula looked ready for the step up to a middle-distance on the weekend when he hit out boldly in training at Matamata this morning. Amarula (S McKay) and fellow Ruakaka entry Valante (R Jones) had pace on throughout 1200m in 1
Matamata Trackwork Tuesday 20th June 2017: Recorded by Dennis Ryan ››
20 Jun 2017Sound Works shaped as a likely improver when she galloped stylishly at Matamata this morning in preparation for her Tauranga weekend assignment. Working 20 metres out on a slow course proper, Sound Works (Rastrick) made the running at a steady rate
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