Get New Zealand Cup and Show Week off to a fitting start by heading to Riccarton Park for ‘Guineas Day’.

The Al Basti Equiworld New Zealand 2000 Guineas Day marks the official start of New Zealand Cup and Show Week and will give you a great taste of what lies ahead.

Guineas Day sees the very best three-year-olds travelling to Riccarton, hoping to follow in the hoof-prints of some of the greats of the Australian turf by crossing the line first in one of the two Guineas races run over the carnival.

The day’s racing includes the Gold Club Metropolitan and Yesberg Insurance Services Pegasus Stakes.

Gates open at 10.00am. Corporate suites open from 11.30am.
First race is at 12.05pm, last race is at 5.40pm.
The event is open to all ages. Enter via Racecourse Road or Steadman Road.
Timings are approximate and subject to change.