Waikato Thoroughbred Racing

The Grand Tour Racing Festival is back!

Celebrate the best Thoroughbred racing on the track, and all the action off the track too. Eat, drink, and get racy at New Zealand’s ultimate racing festival. An unmissable event series with all the ingredients of a perfect day out! Round up your crew and book your tickets today.


Te Rapa Event Centre

Te Rapa Racecourse, best known for thoroughbred racing in the Waikato, has earned a reputation around the region as a quality event venue. Te Rapa Racecourse Event Centre has recently undergone renovations to the existing international stand, making this the ideal spot for your next corporate function or celebration.


Love horse racing?

Visit Waikato's premier racecourse today! Head to our Racing page for the latest racing news, our upcoming racedays and how to buy tickets for the best seat in the house!

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Looking for the perfect venue?

At the Te Rapa Event Centre we are all about bringing your event to life, whether it is a milestone event, a workshop or a private day out at the races we are here to help. Book one of our exclusive Function Rooms.

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Learn more about us

Learn more about the Waikato Racing Club and meet our team.

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