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Fri 17 Apr 2009, 10:00am–6:00pm

Where: Riverton Racecourse, SH 99, Riverton, Southland District

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $10.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: Phillip Stuart

The famous Easter Carnival is back with a three day meeting in 2009 and today is Jumps Day, featuring the opening day of the National Jumps Season with 4 races over the famed Riverton Country. A fitting end to a wonderful carnival!

The Easter Races at Riverton are nationally recognised as one of the highlights of the racing season in the South Island. The Programme for the entire carnival is:

- Sat. 11 April 2009 Featuring the 100th Riverton Cup
- Mon. 13th April 2009 Featuring the GallopSouth Derby
- Fri. 17th April 2009 The opening day of the National Jumps season featuring 2 hurdle and 2 steeplechase races.

The Riverton Racing Club in association with, have put together
an exciting itinerary for visitors travelling south for the return of the Easter Riverton 3-Day race meeting in 2009. For further details go to or to check out their itinerary.