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 19 September 2017: Recorded by Dennis Ryan ››
19 Sep 2017Leading Windsor Park Plate candidate Gingernuts looked on target for Saturday’s big event when he galloped impressively at Matamata this morning, while rivals Volpe Veloce and Underthemoonlight also shaped well. Course proper gallops took plac
Matamata Track Work Tuesday 12 September 2017: Recorded by Dennis Ryan ››
12 Sep 2017Dubai Shuffle and Letmeby prepared for their weekend engagements with solid work at Matamata this morning. Galloping on a firm sand, Dubai Shuffle (Gorham) and Letmeby (Handley) worked over ground and picked up momentum to cover their last 1200m in
Matamata Track Work Tuesday 29 August 2017: Recorded by Dennis Ryan ››
30 Aug 2017Lining candidates for Saturday’s Tarzino Trophy up against each other at Matamata this morning was difficult with fog ruling out some timing, but form runner Underthemoonlight again looked the part in her work. Ridden as usual by her trainer K
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