A Feature Meeting

Get your tweeds out and rally up your mates, with hurdles, steeples and gallops it's the ultimate winter raceday.

 "The view of the "figure-eight" steeplechase from the top floor of the grand old Public Stand at Trentham has to be one of the great sights of jumps racing in New Zealand " 

Steeplechase Day

Get Set

8 Races scheduled

First race: Approximately 12.10 pm (tbc)*

Last race: Approximately 4.20 pm (tbc)*

Gates open: 11.00 am

Race program and times here

 (*initial race timing schedule is normally available approx 4 weeks from the race day however final timings are not confirmed until the Wednesday of the week of the event. We apologise for any inconvenience) 

$10 Punters Club Tickets

Members Draw




$75 000, Prestige Jumping Race
Wellington Steeplechase over 5500m

$75 000, Prestige Jumping Race
Wellington Hurdle over 3400m

For a listing of previous winners and connections click here

Feature Horses


General Admission $10 

17 and under Free when accompanied by an adult

Be a Member for a Day (Members Stand access) $20

Join us by becoming a Member for the Day. Experience the great racing action from within the Members Stand with views over the birdcage & winning post.
Members can purchase up to two additional tickets for $15 each.
Tickets purchased prior to race day include gate entry. Tickets can also be purchased on the day from the Raceday Office but do not include gate entry.

Members Stand dress standards 

Terrace Restaurant Dining $100 p.p.

A Corporate Box for the Day $95 p.p.

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Terrace Restaurant Dining

Level 1, Members Stand with first class views over the Birdcage and the track

Trentham’s terraced, premier restaurant gives you a stunning outlook and provides the perfect seat to experience the magic of racing. A Premier Buffet will showcase our Chef’s expertise as they treat you to the styles of Trentham.


Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Course admission
  • Racebook and pen for each guest 
  • Your reserved table in the precedence of the Terrace Restaurant
  • Access to the Members Stand** and Members car parking
  • An entrée served to your table
  • Premier Buffet main course and dessert
  • Afternoon tea served to your table
  • Beverage service to your table (beverages not included in ticket price)
  • Dedicated host
  • Access to the Members Stand betting facilities 

$100 per person

To book please contact:

04 528 9611

Note: Wellington Racing Club Members may purchase up to two tickets at $80 pp

Credit card fees will apply

 ** Members Stand dress standards apply

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Level 3, Members Stand with the best views in the house

Great for businesses, friends, sports groups or just for a spectacular day at the races. What better way to entertain with ceiling to floor windows, a Corporate Box provides the most sought after sporting views on offer. 

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Course admission
  • Your exclusive Corporate Box
  • Premier Buffet style luncheon with dessert and afternoon tea
  • Access to the Members Stand** and Members Car Parking
  • Racebook and pen for each guest
  • TAB television screens inside your Box
  • Extensive beverage service available (beverages not included in price)
  • Dedicated bar, TAB Betting facilities and toilets right outside your Box

$95 per person

To book please contact:

04 528 9611

Menu upgrades available

Note: Minimum booking is for 15 guests.

Credit card fees will apply

 ** Members Stand dress standards apply

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Member's Stand

Brasserie Restaurant

Casual dining, Feature buffet for $40 per person

Telford Bar & Cafe

Wellington Bar

Castletown Cafe

The Milling Floor Bar


The Winning Post 

Barista coffee and cafe style menu

The Vines Bar and Cafe



By train

Leaving central Wellington every 30 minutes (5 minutes past and 35 minutes past the hour), approx time from City to Trentham is 40 mins. Return trains to Wellington from Trentham also leave at 5 minutes past and 35 minutes past the hour.Click here for Metlink timetables.
All trains will be stopping at departing from the western platform at Trentham (Ararino Street). Access to the course is available via the overbridge (North of the station) or via the pedestrian link to the south in line with Camp St, Granville Street, then along Racecourse Road.

By car

Trentham Racecourse is located on Racecourse Road. Public parking is available on Racecourse Road and surrounding areas. Members, Owners, Jockeys & Trainers are invited to park in the Leger Car Park at the Northern end of the course (100m past the turnstiles on Racecourse Road. Click here for Google Maps

For more information please call us on 04 528 9611

 *For our terms & conditions please Click Here