Welcome to the Ashburton Racing Club.

The Ashburton County has been a prominent part of the New Zealand racing landscape for over 140 years. The Ashburton Racing Club was formed in 1878.

Today the club runs a total of 9 race days with the flagship Barneswood Farm Stakes Day in October offering a vital and perfect lead into the Group 1, NZ1000 & NZ2000 Guineas. Our principal partner Barneswood Farm is a major player in the New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing Industry and we grateful for their ongoing support.

Our track arguably offers consistently the best racing surface in the South Island which is of tremendous pride to all at the Racing Club. Whatever your interest, welcome.

We look forward to seeing you on course making use of our great venue.

With our valued partner Race Images, you will get photo finishes and birdcage shots uploaded a soon a possible on race days.