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Performance Report 2023


Membership Application

The Rangiora Harness Racing Club Committee is committed to ensuring that the members annual subscription is great value and that the benefits members receive are also great value.  


The support of members is greatly valued and appreciated by the committee.  As a result, the Committee are constantly looking for opportunities to increase and improve the benefits offered to its members.


  • The following are some of the benefits members can expect to enjoy free admission to all Rangiora Harness Racing Club race days.

  • Free "members only" reserved parking at Rangiora Raceway.

  • Free admission to race days when an entry fee is charged.

  • Members only complimentary drink in the Birdcage Bar at Rangiora Raceway.

  • Complimentary drinks and snacks at the Annual General Meeting.

  • Regular newsletters throughout the year.

  • Subsidised "members only" offers when opportunities arise.

  • Rangiora Harness Racing Club membership costs just $35 per year.  If you would like to become a financial member please download a membership application form above.


As a result of the keen interest of locals in harness racing, Mr C Archer convened a public meeting on 28 August 1946. At this meeting it was agreed to form the Rangiora Trotting Club (later renamed Rangiora Harness Racing Club).


The club held its first totalisator meeting in 1948.


Today the Rangiora Harness Racing Club (Inc) is one of New Zealand’s leading harness racing clubs and holds permits from the New Zealand Racing Board to run totalisator race meetings.


The meetings are held at Rangiora Raceway during the daytime, usually during the weekends.


This brings our season to an end for 2023 and 2024.  The Committee would like to sincerely thank all of the Patrons, Sponsors, Owners, Trainers and all their staff for supporting the Rangiora Harness Racing Club meetings.

Also thanks to the Rangiora Racecourse staff, Country Feasts, North Canterbury Trotting Association, Canprint and all of the Raceday staff and volunteers for helping to make our season a successful one.


Our meeting on Sunday 25th August will the first for next season and will be on the All Weather surface.  

We look forward to seeing you on-course.

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