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Cambridge J.C.

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The Cambridge Jockey Club has gone from a low-key Picnic Racing Club in 1944 to the country’s leading training centre and racing centre, now hosting the country's first synthetic track, opened in 2021. The Club’s race meetings have previously been held at Te Rapa with the biggest day being in Autumn with the staging of the Group II Travis Stakes and the Group III Cambridge Breeders’ Stakes. Cambridge JC now hosts race and trial meetings on a regular basis.

Admission and Parking: Free
Membership: Membership costs are $28.00 incl GST and entitles the member to two Members' Lounge passes.

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P: 07 827 6004   
F: 07 827 9072
W: cambridgejockeyclub.co.nz
E: [email protected]

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/cambridgejockeyclub

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Course

Te Rapa

The Te Rapa racecourse is six kilometres north of Hamilton. A symmetrical left-handed track with a circumference of 1788 metres. The Waikato  Racing Club races fourteen times a year, and shares the facilities with the Cambridge Jockey Club (two meetings) and the Taumarunui Club who stage their annual meeting on the course in July.

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TE RAPA TRACK RECORDS      
(Since introduction of Metrics)      
Distance Horse Weight Time Date
800 LORD SHIFNAL 53.5kg 47.9 22/10/1973
1000 KINDACROSS 55.5kg 57.23 11/12/2004
1100 ASAHI 55.0kg 01:03.8 16/01/1994
1200 WEALTH PRINCESS 53.5kg 01:08.6 12/12/2009
1300 HIGH REGARDS 55.5kg 01:14.7 16/11/1985
1400 DOPFF 52.5kg 01:20.4 11/12/1993
1600 GRACE WITH POWER 56.0kg 01:33.47 09/11/2013
2000 (NZ) CAPTAIN COOK 52.0kg 01:58.8 11/02/1992
2100 (NZ) ALVATOR 55.25kg 02:07.0 12/02/1985
2200 CHAD 55.0kg 02:12.4 10/11/1990
2300 (NZ) PRINCE ALIBHAI 51.0kg 02:20.2 25/10/1993
2400 (NZ) THE FILBERT 58.0kg 02:24.9 22/11/1986
3200 TIPPLER 55.0kg 03:17.6 11/02/1986
2400 (Hurdles) GOOD IDEA 62.0kg 02:36.4 25/10/1993
2800 (Hurdles) BLINDER 61.5kg 03:11.0 24/09/1982
3000 (Hurdles) OIO 59.75kg 03:28.0 18/05/1974
3200 (Hurdles) JUST A RIDGE 60.0kg 03:32.4 18/05/1985
3200 (Steeples) GRANDE 60.5kg 03:59.0 11/05/1974
4000 (Steeples) AIRCON 61.5kg 04:36.0 11/05/1974
4900 (Steeples) RESOLUTION 62.5kg 05:46.5 18/05/1985

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