A Premier Day 

It's playtime trackside for the first day of the Wellington Cup Carnival on Classic Day including the Group 1 Levin Classic!

 

RACE TIMES AND GATE OPENING

First race: approx 12.51 pm  (tbc)
Last race: approx  
5.29 pm (tbc)
Number of Races: 9
 
Gates open: 
11.30am. 
Hospitality options open from 12.00 noon

 

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

FEATURING

THREE "BLACK TYPE" RACES

      • The $225 000 Levin Classic (Group One)
      • The $70 000  Mills Reef Winery Trentham Stakes (Group Three)
      • The $70 000  Tui- Backing a winner since 1889 Anniversary Handicap (Group Three)
 

The first day of the Wellington Cup Carnival and showcases what is traditionally one of the best racing days in New Zealand including three black-type races.

Click HERE for past winners and connections

ADMISSION CHARGES

(Credit card fees may apply)

GENERAL ADMISSION: $10

Pre-booked on-line or on the day at the gate $10
With children 17 and under FREE

 

BE A MEMBER FOR THE DAY (MEMBERS STAND ACCESS) $35

Members Stand tickets can be purchased for $35 each (Non Members) or Members can purchase up to two additional tickets for $25 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.(Credit card fees may apply)  
Members stand Dress Standards apply

 

MEMBERS DRAW

A MEMBER ON COURSE COULD TAKE HOME $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

YOUR OWN CORPORATE BOX FOR THE DAY

TOP FLOOR MEMBERS STAND

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 nine 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 exclusive corporate box
 

PRICE:   From $95.00 incl gst per person (Premier 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 hospitality@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. 

TRACKSIDE SHARED MARQUEE-to be confirmed

The place to be on what is one of New Zealands Great Race Days. 
Located trackside in front of the members stand and adjacent to the birdcage, for pure racing excitement, this has to be THE place to be and to entertain a group of 10 up close and personal to some great New Zealand Thoroughbreds. 
This is the place to launch the Wellington Cup Carnival for you and your friends.

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)
  •  Tote facilities and televisions inside the Members’ Stand
 

PRICE: $100 per person for non-members or $90 per person as a Member rate (Members can purchase two tickets at this rate). 

Price includes Members stand access for the day. 
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" in the subject line.

THE BRASSERIE RESTAURANT

Located within the Members Stand

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

OTHER HOSPITALITY OPTIONS

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

Open from 10.00am with barista coffee and cafe style menu

THE VINES CAFE & BAR: Ground Floor Public Stand

Open from 11.00am with cafe style food plus your favourite Hot Dogs, chips, sandwiches etc

ROSEHILL BAR: First Floor Public Stand

Open from 11.00am

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

Open from 11.00am with 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

Bar open for our Members from 11.00am 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.
Note that the Trentham pedestrian overbridge is now back in action!

By Car

Trentham Racecourse is located on Racecourse Road. 
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)
Public parking is available on Racecourse Road and surrounding areas. Click here for Google Maps

For any enquires please email races@wellingtonracing.co.nz or call 0800 TRENTHAM or 04 528 9611