The 26th running of the JOHN F GRYLLS MEMORIAL CLASSIC, which will be the feature race on the day, to be held at the Waipa Racing Club’s Winter Race Meeting on Sunday 26th June 2016. Throughout the day losing totalisator tickets will be collected, and after races one to six inclusive, a draw will be made for a $50 betting voucher redeemable at any totalisator window on course. The first race is scheduled to start at approximately 12.30pm and the ‘John F Grylls Memorial Classic’ is currently programmed for race 6, however the race time is not confirmed as yet.

In addition the Club is also looking forward to promoting ‘Farmers Day’ with great support from Farming Suppliers throughout Te Awamutu, which was well received last year at this meeting.


The Waipa Racing Club as a stable complex for lease which consists of 28 boxes with a walker. The complex has an office, laundry and toilet and shower facilities.

The Waipa track has a horse swimming pool and great training tracks.
Join the friendly atmosphere here at Waipa and enjoy training tracks which are not over crowded.
For further information please contact 07 871 7047 or visit