ANZAC Family Race Day


A Feature Meeting

Bring the whole family along to enjoy a Sunday Roast with a spectacular difference, your dining table has views of Thoroughbred racing!

While also paying tribute to a racecourse that has a grand history with the armed forces. 

Trentham Racecourse has been used as part of the Trentham Army Camp during both World Wars, including being used as a hospital, for leaving parades and also farewell lunches.

The first major Expeditionary Force left Trentham in 1914 en-route to Egypt and then to Gallipoli with many who left failing to return.


First race: Approx 12.52 pm (tbc*)

Last race: Approx 4.54 pm (tbc*)

Number of Races: 8

Gates open: 11.45 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) 



Information to come.




General admission: FREE


Member for the day (Members Stand access) $10

Members Stand tickets can be purchased for $10 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 apply


All Veterans

Please report to the race day office with suitable ID to collect your "swinger" to allow complimentary Members Stand Access for the day




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

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A $10 punters Club will be operating on races 3 through to the second to last race. 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. 


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 Feature 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 seat and table for guests in the precedence of the Terrace Restaurant
  • Access to the Members Stand** and Members car parking
  • A reserved table for you and your guests
  • An entrée served to your table
  • Feature 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 
 To book please contact:
04 528 9611


$50.00 per adult
$30.00 per child aged 14-17
$25.00 per child 13 and under  

Family Feature Buffet

Credit card fees will apply

 ** Members Stand dress standards apply

Ladies Dinning


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 for a minimum 15 guests (to a maximum of 70) set with tables, chairs and bar-leaners. Lift access available.
  • Premier Buffet style luncheon with dessert and afternoon tea
  • Access to the Members** facilities at Trentham
  • Access to members carparking located off Racecourse Road for your guests
  • Racebook and pen for each guest
  • TAB television screens inside your Box
  • Extensive beverage service available (beverages not included in price)
  • TAB Betting facilities plus toilets located via the foyer outside your exclusive Corporate Box

To book please contact:

04 528 9611



$80.00 per person

Premier Buffet

Menu upgrades available

Note: Minimum booking is for 15 guests.

Credit card fees will apply

 ** Members Stand dress standards apply

Corporate Box



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

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)

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.



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

Race Program is still to be confirmed

For more information please call us on 04 528 9611


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