Hiraji (NZ), foaled in 1943, was a New Zealand-bred Thoroughbred racehorse best known for winning the Melbourne Cup.
Hiraji was a grey gelding sired by Nizami (Fr) out of Duvach by Foxbridge (GB). He was foaled in 1943 at Trelawney Stud, Cambridge, New Zealand.
Hiraji was owned by Mr. F.W. Hughes and trained by J.W. McCurley. In the 1947 Melbourne Cup he carried a weight of 7-11 (109 pounds and was ridden by Jack Purtell. Starting at odds of 12/1 in a field of 30 runners he won the cup by half a length from Fresh Boy.