Gore Racecourse

Gore Racecourse has 53 hectares of freehold land providing racing facilities and also a training centre.

The Gore Racecourse, also known as Wyndham Racecourse is located 1.5 km south of Gore township on the Gore-Mataura Highway.

You can combine your trip to the races with some fishing. From October to April, Gore attracts anglers from all over the world hoping to catch the wily brown trout, famous in the waters of the nearby Mataura river.

Gore is also the Country Music Capital of New Zealand and hosts the "Gold Guitar Awards" during the week leading to Queens Birthday weekend each year and is attended by participants from throughout Australasia.


Manager: Doug Stuart
Gore Racecourse
Main South Road
Gore New Zealand
Box 2,
Riverton 9710
New Zealand
Ph: 03 2348614
Fax: 03 2348114
Email: [email protected]

Liquorland Gore Guineas

One of the feature days is the Gallop South Festival at Gore Racecourse.

The highlight is the Listed $45,000 MLT/Liquorland Gore Guineas, the 1st leg of the Windsor Park Triple Crown which offers a $100,000 cash bonus to any horse that can win the three major races in Southland for three year olds.

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