SATURDAY 19TH JANUARY 2019

Wellington Cup 2019

Join the thrill, the glamour and the fun of Wellington’s biggest summer party.

NZCIS Wellington Cup Day is the ultimate celebration right on your doorstep, make sure you’re part of the electrifying atmosphere, we’re about to have our biggest bash yet! 

On top of the quality racing the day will be packed with action and entertainment:

The Edge Festival Zone

George FM Groove Garden

Singapore Airlines Fashion in the Field

 

Get set for the beautifully dressed, the popping of corks and the thunder of the hooves. Wear your finest heels, don your smartest suits and get ready for Wellington Cup Day - there’s no party like it!

Your perfect Cup Day party awaits, choose from General Admission, Member for a Day or upgrade to a catered hospitality package – whatever your group’s size, budget or style there’s a party for everyone.

 

The Edge

Festival Zone

 nonstop beats from Midday – 8pm

SACHI

Sons of Zion

The Edge resident DJ Sean Hill

Sons of Zion
George FM

Groove Garden

your perfect Cup Day mix

General Lee

Dan Aux

LEW

Sin

 
 

Keen to invite all your friends?

Download the Cup Day invite and pass it on!

 
 

Admission

All online and gate entry tickets purchased include access to The Edge Festival Zone

featuring SACHI and Sons of Zion. This includes General Admission, Members Precinct and all hospitality packages.

 

General Admission

Be the party! Your General Admission ticket offers you access to explore a range of food and beverage sites, the Public Stand and the infamous Trentham Lawn to experience the racing up close, and the central forecourt to catch the glamour of Fashion in the Field.

Super Earlybird - $20 per person

Purchase online until Midnight Friday 11th January 2019

Earlybird - $25 per person

Purchase online from Saturday 12th - Midnight Friday 18th January 2019

On the Day - $30 per person

12 and under Free when accompanied by an adult

 

Members Precinct

Earlybird - $70 per person

Pre purchase 'til Friday 11th January 2019

Member for a Day - $80 per person

All purchase from Saturday 12th January 2019

Wellington Racing Club Members may purchase up to two additional tickets at $60 each.

Access to the Members Stand and Members facilities. Members Stand dress standards 

Tickets can be purchased online which include gate entry.
Tickets can also be purchased on the day from the Raceday Office but do not include gate entry.

 

Hospitality Packages

Over a dozen packages on offer. All hospitality packages include course admission, a seat for the day, water, racebook and pens and dedicated betting facilities, bar facilities, security and hosts. Your ticket also provides access to the edge Festival Zone, featuring SACHI and Sons of Zion performing live.

General Admission Cup Day
 
 
Members Precinct Cup Day
 
 
Hospitality Cup Day
 

Get Set

A Premier Meeting

First race: Scheduled 12.15 pm *

Last race: Scheduled 5.32 pm *

Number of Races: 10

Gates open: 10.30 am

Reserved hospitality options open: 11.30 am

Race program and times here

*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

The $250 000, Group Three
NZ Campus of Innovation & Sport Wellington Cup over 3200m 

The $250 000, Group One
JR & N Berkett Telegraph
over 1200m

The $200 000, Group One
Harcourts Thorndon Mile over 1600m

The $70 000, Group Three
Williment Sports Travel Desert Gold Stakes over 1600m

For a listing of previous winners and connections click here

$10 Punters Club Tickets

Members Draw

Download What's On Raceday

 

HOSPITALITY PACKAGES

Experience the ultimate party and upgrade your Cup Day by booking a reserved seat in a hospitality package.

All hospitality packages include course admission, a seat for the day, water, racebook and pens and dedicated betting facilities, bar facilities, security and hosts. Your ticket also provides access to the edge Festival Zone, featuring SACHI and Sons of Zion performing live.

Wellington Racing Club is proud to have our fabulous caterers on board:

 
 
 
 
Blue Carrot & Sarah Searancke Logo
 

If you have any queries on the below packages or details please contact us on 04 528 9611 or email us on races@wellingtonracing.co.nz

 
Cup Brochure 2019
Cup Map 2019
 
 
 
 

 

HOSPITALITY PACKAGES

(further details below)

Price 

Per person

Members
Stand Access**

Meal/Beverage Package 

Location

General Admission

   $20-$30 

 

 

Various including covered seating in the Public Stand

Member for a Day

$70-$80

Yes

 

Level 1, Members Stand

$60

 

 

Trackside at the Northern end of the Public Lawn

Sporting Kings Lounge

$95

 

A Beer on arrival + Angus Beef Burger & Sides

In the main forecourt in the heart of the party

Cointreau Cocktail Lawn

$110

 

A Cocktail on arrival + a light summer luncheon

On the Lawn beside the Parade Ring – be the first to view the horses before they enter the Birdcage

Home Straight Terraces

 $165

 

A glass of bubbles on arrival + Summer BBQ pass arounds 

Located in the open air boxes in the Public Grandstand with endless views of the racing

The Fashion Court

 $160

 

A bottle of bubbles for your table on arrival + an exquisite High Tea 

Under the verandah in the heart of the forecourt

 $175

 

A bottle of bubbles for your table on arrival + an elite selection of canapes 

Champagne Lawn, right next to the Birdcage

The Oaks Club

 $225

 Yes

Beverage package + premier buffet + dessert + afternoon tea

Oaks Room, level 1 Members Stand

Ascot Precinct

 $235

 

Beverage package + platter + premier buffet + dessert + afternoon tea

Ascot Lawn close to the Parade Ring 

Great Sensation Club

 $250

 

Beverage package + elite canapes on arrival + premier buffet + dessert + afternoon tea

Lawn beside the Parade Ring 

Cup Corporate Box

 $245

Yes 

Beverage package + premier buffet + dessert + afternoon tea

Level 3, Members Stand  

$280 

Yes

A bottle of Henkell per two guests on arrival + entrée + premier buffet + dessert + afternoon tea

Level 1, Members Stand

Your Own Function Room or Marquee

from

$130 

 

Choose from canape style, al fresco luncheon or a Cup Buffet 

Various

For hospitality areas that do not include a beverage package, bar tabs may be arranged for your group. Conditions apply.

**Members Stand dress standards 

Trackside Lawn 

Trackside at the Northern end of the Public Lawn

The thrill of the public lawn experience with the upgrade of a guaranteed seat for the day. Remove the queues with the luxury of dedicated bar and betting facilities, right next to the trackside action. Plus the George FM Groove Garden will be pitched nearby, treating you to the perfect Cup Day beats.

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Access to the exclusivity of the Trackside Lawn with non-reserved tables and chairs

  • Umbrellas for shade from the sun

  • Visit one of the cafes or food trucks on course

 

BUY TICKETS

 

$60 per person

 

Note: Tables are chairs are unreserved, your party may be required to share a table with other guests.

Umbrella use may be dictated by weather conditions. In the event of inclement weather, an alternative location is provided.

 

Sporting Kings Lounge

In the main forecourt in the heart of the party

Calling all sport stars - rally up your mates and pitch up in the sports lounge for your epic Cup Day party. We’ll provide a bevy on arrival plus a bite to eat to get you started on your best Cup Day yet!

Joining you will be a few sporting legends and being in the main forecourt you’ll have plenty to keep you entertained. The racing is only a short walk away but TAB TV’s will be set up so you can still catch the action from your pew. 

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Access to the exclusive Sporting Kings Lounge

  • A Heineken on arrival – cheers!

  • Gourmet burger with sides

BUY TICKETS

 

$95 per person

 

Note: Beer hall seating is provided but is unreserved

 

Cointreau Cocktail Lawn

On the Lawn beside the Parade Ring – be the first to view the horses before they enter the Birdcage

Cup Day is the time to party and Cointreau Fizz is the hub of celebration style. A Cointreau cocktail on arrival and a light summer luncheon will set you up for a great days racing and the al fresco garden setting gives you the perfect chance to pick your winning horses and party the day away.

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Your reserved seat or table for six guests in the Cointreau Party

  • A Cointreau Fizz Cocktail on arrival to toast the party

  • A light summer luncheon, catered by Blue Carrot

BUY TICKETS

 

$110 per person

 

Note: Our tables are designed to seat six. If you do book seats for more than one table, if made known at the time of booking we will aim to seat groups next to each other. Bookings of fewer than six may be required to share a table.

 

Home Straight Terraces

Located in the open air boxes in the Public Grandstand with endless views of the racing

Set in the grandstand, overlooking the home straight, experience the exclusivity of a shared, corporate box whilst being amongst the electric on-course atmosphere. Set cocktail style, cheer on your winning horses while being served summer BBQ pass arounds – classy Cup Day styles!

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Exclusive access to the cocktail style open air lounges

  • A glass of bubbles on arrival to toast the season

  • Summer BBQ pass arounds catered by Blue Carrot

BUY TICKETS

 

$165 per person

 

Note: Cocktail furniture is provided but is unreserved. Get in early to reserve an entire Open Air Terraced Lounge for your party. If you wish to book an entire lounge please contact races@wellingtonracing.co.nz or call 04 528 9611.

 

The Fashion Court

Under the verandah in the heart of the forecourt

Join the select opportunity to dine in style with front row seats to Wellingtons most celebrated fashion event. Be the glitter of Wellington Cup Day in the enchanted court garden with premier views of Singapore Airlines Fashion in the Field.

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Your reserved seat or table for six guests in the sought after Fashion Court

  • A bottle of bubbles for your table on arrival to toast the party

  • An exquisite High Tea catered by Sarah Searancke

BUY TICKETS

 

$160 per person

 

Note: Our tables are designed to seat six. If you do book seats for more than one table, if made known at the time of booking we will aim to seat groups next to each other. Bookings of fewer than six may be required to share a table.

 

The Henkell Lawn

Set on the famed Champagne Lawn, with the privilege of being right next to the Birdcage.  Unprecedented views of the Finishing Post and the Big Screen. 

Be the class of the party in the best location on-course – there’s no seat closer to the horses. With bubbles on arrival and all day canapes, The Henkell Lawn treat’s you to a day of extravagance like no other. Get in quick, this spot’s always the first to sell out.

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Your reserved seat or table for six guests in The Henkell Lawn

  • A bottle of bubbles for your table on arrival to toast the party

  • An elite selection of canapes served throughout the day, catered by Sarah Searancke

BUY TICKETS

 

$175 per person

 

Note: Our tables are designed to seat six. If you do book more than one table, if made known at the time of booking we will aim to seat groups next to each other. Bookings of fewer than six may be required to share a table.

 

The Oaks Club

The Oaks Room, with a Big Screen and MC so you don’t miss a minute of the action

The Oaks knows how to party. Kath from the Breeze will keep you entertained in perfect Cup Day style and access to the Members Stand ensures the racing is never far away. Plus with views over the Festival Zone and Fashion in the Field – you won’t miss a minute of the action.

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Your reserved seat or table for ten guests in The Oaks room

  • Access to the Members Stand**

  • Beverage package including selected Yealands Family Wines, bubbles, premium, standard and low-alcohol beer and non-alcoholic beverages*

  • Catering by Sarah Searancke:

    • Antipasto table platter on arrival

    • A Premier buffet for main and dessert

    • Afternoon tea served to your table

  • Kath from the Breeze will be your MC with plenty of spot prizes to keep you entertained throughout the day

  • A Big Screen so you don’t miss a minute of the action

BUY TICKETS

 

$225 per person

 

Note: Wellington Racing Club Members may purchase up to two tickets at $205 pp.

Our tables are designed to seat 10. If you do book seats for more than one table, if made known at the time of booking we will aim to seat groups next to each other. Bookings of fewer than 10 may be required to share a table.

 

Ascot Precinct 

Set on the Ascot Lawn close to the Parade Ring

This horseshoe setting of mini marquees is a raceday favourite! Have the exclusivity of your own marquee, while being amongst the village atmosphere and close to the Festival Zone to make the most of the party. Your mini marquee for 10 guests comes with premier catering and a premium beverage package, matched with a short walk to view the horses – what more could your Cup Day wish for?

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Your own marquee for 10 guests in the exclusive Ascot Precinct

  • A ‘village centre’ set with Cape Cod chairs and umbrellas

  • A beverage package including selected Yealands Family Wines, bubbles, premium, standard and low-alcohol beer and non-alcoholic beverages*

  • Catering by Sarah Searancke:

    • Antipasto party platter for your marquee on arrival

    • A Premier buffet for main and dessert

    • Afternoon tea served for your marquee

BUY TICKETS

 

$2350 - mini marquee for 10 guests

 

Note: Mini marquees are designed to cater for 10 guests with table and chairs comfortably. Multiple mini marquees can be purchased with guaranteed placement next to each other and dividing walls removed to create one ‘space’ for your party within the village.

 

 

Great Sensation Club

On the Lawn beside the Parade Ring – be the first to view the horses before they race

Nestled amongst the trees on a velvet lawn with a live jazz singer, your spectacular silk lined marquee opens up to a private al fresco courtyard, giving you an exclusive preview of the horses as they parade before the track. Perfect for making your winning picks before taking a short walk to cheer them past the Finishing Post.  

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Your reserved seat or table for 10 guests in the silk lined Great Sensation Marquee

  • A private al fresco courtyard to mingle with other guests 

  • Access to the Members Stand** and corporate car parking

  • Elite canapes and a glass of bubbles on arrival to toast the party

  • Premier buffet by Sarah Searankce Catering for main and dessert with afternoon tea served to your table

  • Beverage package including selected Yealands Family wines, bubbles, premium, standard and low-alcohol beer and non-alcoholic beverages*

BUY TICKETS

 

$250 per person

 

Note: Our tables are designed to seat 10. If you do book seats for more than one table, if made known at the time of booking we will aim to seat groups next to each other. Bookings of fewer than 10 may be required to share a table.

 

Cup Corporate Box

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

What better way to experience the thrill than from your exclusive Corporate Box on Wellington Cup Day.  Providing spectacular views over the entire racecourse and hills surround a Corporate Box provides the most sought after sporting views on offer, accompanied by a Premier Wellington Cup Day buffet and a premium beverage package – this really is the entire experience!

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Your exclusive Corporate Box

  • A glass of bubbles on arrival to toast the season

  • A premium beverage package including selected Yealands Family wines, bubbles, premium, standard and low-alcohol beer and non-alcoholic beverages*

  • Premier buffet with dessert and afternoon tea upgraded to the extravagance of Cup Day with a splendour of fresh seafood

  • Access to the Members Stand** and Members car parking

 

 

 

$245 per person

 

To book please contact:

races@wellingtonracing.co.nz

04 528 9611

 

Note: Minimum booking is for 15 guests.
Menu upgrades available.

 

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 four - course meal will showcase our Chef’s expertise as they treat you to the styles of the best day at Trentham.

Being the most sought after spot on Wellington Cup Day, get in quick, it’s a sell out every year!

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Your reserved table in the precedence of the Terrace Restaurant

  • Access to the Members Stand** and Members car parking

  • A bottle of Henkell per two guests on arrival to toast the party

  • An entrée served to your table

  • Premier Buffet main course and dessert upgraded to the extravagance of Cup Day with a splendour of fresh seafood

  • Afternoon tea served to your table

  • Beverage service to your table (beverages not included in ticket price)

 

 

 

$280 per person

 

To book please contact:

races@wellingtonracing.co.nz

04 528 9611

 

Note: Wellington Racing Club Members may purchase up to two tickets at $200 pp.

 

Your Own Function Room or Marquee on Cup Day

Choose from a range of additional indoor function rooms, al fresco dining or the luxury of your own silk lined marquee. Get in quick to secure the best spot. 

Our dedicated team take great pride in creating the best possible event for your staff, client or social outing. From menus to seating requirements to visits from jockeys, treat your staff and clients to a party like no other; tailor made for you in one of Trentham’s prime locations.

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Course admission

  • Racebook and pen for each guest 

  • The exclusivity of your private function with dedicated host, wait and security staff

  • Access to the Members Stand** and Members car parking

  • A glass of bubbles on arrival to toast the party

  • Premier catering served by Sarah Searancke or Blue Carrot.

    • Summer luncheons

    • Premier buffets

    • All day canapes

  • Boost your day with an optional upgrades such as a dedicated MC, live music or a visit from a jockey to provide some winning tips!

 

 

 

Function Rooms from $130 per person

Marquees from $210 per person

 

To book please contact:

races@wellingtonracing.co.nz

04 528 9611

 

Note: Minimum booking is for 60 guests.

 

 

NO BYO

NOTE: There is no BYO allowed in public areas or Centre of Course parking for Wellington Cup Day.

Centre of course parking area is parking only with no gatherings or picnics. Guests will in most cases be unable to return to their vehicles during the day.

While bar facilities will be provided by the Club for guests in most areas, Carpark areas will be patrolled by Security and the NZ Police to enforce the no BYO policy.

As a condition of entry to the course, The Club reserves the right to search any bag or vehicle for alcohol. Any person who fails to abide by these rules will be liable for removal from the course or action by the NZ Police.  There will be low or no-alcohol drinks available and plenty of food vendors located throughout the course. 

We ask all our guests to respect these conditions and to consume alcohol responsibly.

YOUR OWN PICNIC OR SHELTER

Non-alcoholic drinks may be bought in to the course, however with the following restrictions:

-No glass bottles.
-Only sealed and unopened plastic containers, or empty containers of less than 2 litres capacity that may be used as refillable water bottles are permitted.
-Empty thermos' are permitted. Boiling water is available from both "the Vines" and "Winning Post" cafes.
-Guests bringing any opened or glass containers will be asked to return them to their vehicles if possible or confiscated and destroyed. 

Food may be brought in to the course for consumption at any public location (Public lawn, open bleachers in the Public Stand, public seating in forecourt etc) however is not permitted in the Public Stand, Members Stand, Annex or any other hospitality area unless specifically stated.
-Chilly bins are permitted but must be opened for inspection on entry.
-BBQ's are not permitted to be brought on to the course.
-Glass /china/ ceramic plates are not permitted.

Shelter items such as cabanas may be erected on the lawn in front of the Public Stand (no further than 10m from the concrete walkway) with a maximum size of 3m x 3m and no walls. Please note that due to safety or consideration for others, any structure may be asked to be removed by course security. We do ask for consideration for others if erecting a shelter.

 
 
 
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All hospitality packages include course admission, a seat for the day, water, racebook and pens and dedicated betting facilities, bar facilities, security and hosts. Your ticket also provides access to the edge Festival Zone, featuring SACHI and Sons of Zion performing live.

*Terms and conditions apply to Beverage Packages.

** Members Stand dress standards apply

For our terms & conditions for booking and ticketing please click here