A Premier Day

"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 "

 

RACE TIMES AND GATE OPENING

8 Races scheduled

First race: Approx 12.15 pm (tbc)

Last race: Approx 4.22 pm (tbc)

Gates open: 11.00 am

FEATURING

  • The $70 000 Grant Plumbing Wellington Steeplechase (Prestige One) 5000m
  • The $70 000 Anuka Smoker Wellington Hurdle (Prestige One) 3400m

 Other Races include:

  • Parliamentary Handicap 2200m
  • The Whyte Handicap 1600m
  • The Maiden Steeplechase 4000m
  • Maiden Hurdle 3000m

Click HERE for previous winners and connections

 

ADMISSION CHARGES

General admission: Adults $10

(credit card charges may apply)
17 and under Free when accompanied by an adult

BUY TICKETS

Be a Member for the Day for only $15

Member for a day Members Stand tickets can be purchased for $15 each. Pre-Purchased tickets include gate admission.Tickets can also be purchased on the day from the Raceday office but do not include gate admission
(Credit card fee may apply)

Members stand Dress Standards

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RACEDAY PREVIEW 

PLUS EXPERT TIPS AVAILABLE FROM HERE

PUNTERS CLUB

A $5 punters Club will be operating on races 3 through to the second to last on the day. Tickets will be available from the race day office and various totes around the course. A great way to have a little flutter without having to study the form. 

MEMBERS DRAW

A Member on course could win $50 000! But you must be here to win! 

A great extra incentive for WRC members to be at Trentham! 
All you have to do is scan your Membership card to tell us that you are on course then you could win $50,000!

Simply scan in on arrival before Race 2 using your Members card (not guest card) either at the office prior to Race 1 or there will be a roving scanner through the Members stand between Race 1 and 2.
The draw with those scanned & registered will take place after Race 2 and the winner notified via the loudspeaker system then must present themselves prior to Race 3 to the race day office.
The Member must then correctly choose the winners in 4 selected races at Trentham (determined by the WRC) at least 15 minutes before the first chosen race.
If all four selections are winners, the member will take home $50 000 ! 

HOSPITALITY OPTIONS

MID-WINTER CHRISTMAS AT TRENTHAM (tbc)

What better way to warm up both your body and your spirits by celebrating Christmas slap bang in the middle of the year with Trentham’s Mid-Winter Christmas. 
Access to the course and the Mid-Winter Christmas themed buffet meal with a standard beverage package included. Racebooks and a special Trentham mulled wine as your first glass is on us!

Be part of one of the most exhilarating race days on the Trentham calendar with the Grant Plumbing Wellington Steeplechase on our unique figure eight Steeplechase course - it’s pretty much famous in the racing world! 
Mid-Winter Christmas at Trentham is sure to warm up your winter

YOUR DAY AT TRENTHAM INCLUDES:

    • Course admission & entry to the Mid –Winter Function Room
    • Your reserved seat with race-book for each guest
    • Tote facilities and television screens 
    • Buffet style luncheon with dessert & afternoon tea
    • Standard beverage package included selected Mills Reef red & white wines, non-premium beers including light options, soft drinks & orange juice

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PRICE: $tbc per person on shared tables of 10

THE TERRACE RESTAURANT

Located within the Members Stand (via the Wellington Room) 
BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

 Trentham’s  tiered  restaurant  with  a  stunning  outlook  over  the  Birdcage  and racetrack  within  the  Members’  Stand  showcases  our Chef’s expertise  with  a  four  course  meal.  The  dress  code is smart casual.

Your day at Trentham includes:

  • Course admission and entrance to the Members’ facilities 
  • Access to members carpark 
  • Your reserved dining with racebook for each guest and full views of the racecourse
  • Entrée served to your table
  • Buffet style main course and dessert
  • Afternoon tea platter served to your table
  • Extensive beverage service to your table (beverages not included in ticket price)
  • Betting facilities and televisions inside the Members’ Stand
 

 Prime seating with great views of the track plus your meal in the Terrace Restaurant for only $85 per person (Including Members stand access) or just $70 per person for members (Members are entitled to purchase two tickets at this rate) Please call 04 528 9611 (or 0800 TRENTHAM) and ask for "Terrace Restaurant Bookings" to confirm availability and bookings or email bookings@wellingtonracing.co nz with "Terrace Restaurant query" in the subject line.

THE BRASSERIE RESTAURANT

Casual Dining on the first level of the Members stand for only $40 per person. Please note you must have access to the members stand

YOUR OWN CORPORATE BOX FOR THE DAY

Top Floor Members Stand

Great for businesses, friends, sports groups or just for a spectacular day at the races
What better way to entertain than with the impressive views from the top level of the Members stand.

Located on Level 3 of the Members Stand our 9 Corporate Boxes are prime real estate with a view second to none at Trentham.

We have a number of different capacity boxes available starting with a 15 guests minimum.

YOUR CORPORATE BOX INCLUDES:

  • Course admission and entrance to the Members facilities at Trentham
  • Access to members carparking located off Racecourse Road 
  • Your exclusive corporate box for a minimum 15 guests set with tables, chairs and bar leaners with racebooks for each guest, televisions managed by the TAB and full views of the racecourse
  • Extensive beverage service available (beverages not included  in package)
  • Buffet style luncheon with dessert and afternoon tea
  • TAB Betting facilities plus toilets located via the foyer outside your shared corporate box
 

PRICE:   From $85.00 incl gst per person (Bronze buffet menu)

Note mínimum booking is for 15 guests and subject to availability.

Please call 04 528 9611 (or 0800 TRENTHAM) and ask for "Corporate Box Bookings" to confirm availability and bookings or email bookings@wellingtonracing.co nz with "Corporate box query" in the subject line.Please contact us directly to discuss rates.

Further information on services available from our corporate box page. 

Members stand Dress Standards

OTHER HOSPITALITY OPTIONS

THE WINNING POST KIOSK: Ground Floor Members Stand. Outside seating and open to the public

Barista coffee and cafe style menu

THE VINES CAFE & BAR: Ground Floor Public Stand

Cafe style food plus your favourite Hot Dogs, chips, sandwiches etc

TELFORD CAFE & BAR: Located Ground Floor Members Stand (South end)

Cafe style food plus your favourite Hot Dogs, chips, sandwiches etc. 
Please note you must have access to the members stand

WELLINGTON ROOM & CASTLETOWN CAFE: Located First Floor Members Stand (South end)

Open from 11.00am with bar facilities and Cafe style food available.
Please note you must have access to the members stand

THE MILLING FLOOR: Located 2nd Floor Members Stand

Open for our Members with excellent access to the top level of the stand. 

GETTING TO TRENTHAM

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.

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 (Access 150m past the turnstiles on Racecourse Road) plus the forecourt (Access from beside the turnstiles on Racecourse Road). Click here for Google Maps

For more information please call 0800 TRENTHAM