Ascot Park racecourse in Invercargill is home to Southland Racing Club and hosts five meetings a year. Wairio Jockey Club also hosts their annual meeting here. Invercargill is within easy traveling distance of some beautiful scenery in the Catlins, Fiordland and Stewart Island. So, if you feel like combining some racing action with other tourist attractions, Invercargill is a perfect destination.
How to get there
Ascot Park is easily found when entering Invercargill on State Highway 1 from the North. Just turn, first right, onto Racecourse Road, as you enter the City Boundary past the Ascot Park Hotel, and the Racecourse is easily seen on your right 200m along the Road.