A Christmas Winterfest

SATURDAY 9TH JUNE 2018

A Feature Meeting

THE MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS AT TRENTHAM

Join us for two of our favourite things - racing and Christmas, with all the festive trimmings!

Experience the thrill of racing inside the comfort of a winter wonderland with a full Northern Hemisphere Christmas feast to warm the cockles of your heart. A few Christmas carols, mulled wine and sprigs of holly will soon whisk you into your favourite memories of chestnuts roasting on an open fire....

Cheer up your winter and treat your family, friends or colleagues to Christmas Winterfest Racing! 

To add to the excitement, the day holds the first Steeplechase of the season - run on the classic "figure 8" course, it is spectacular! Followed by a Hurdle, todays racing provides a taste of "jumps" before the prestigious Wellington Steeplechase and Wellington Hurdles on July 14th.

 

RACE TIMES AND GATE OPENING

First race: Scheduled 11.25 am.  Racing will normally start with a hurdles races followed by a steeplechase.

Last race: Scheduled 3.58 pm 

Number of Races: 9

Gates open: 10.30am

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 first Steeplechase and Hurdles at Trentham Racecourse for the Season

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ADMISSION CHARGES

(CREDIT CARD FEES MAY APPLY)

General admission: FREE

Although to experience the magic of A Christmas Winterfest upgrade to Member for a Day.

 

Member for the day (Members Stand access) $15

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

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MEMBERS DRAW

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

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PUNTERS CLUB

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.

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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 Festive Premier Buffet will showcase our Chef’s expertise as they treat you to the styles of Trentham.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

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
  • A glass of mulled wine on arrival to toast the season
  • An entrée served to your table
  • Festive 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 
 To book please contact:
races@wellingtonracing.co.nz
04 528 9611

Price: 

$80.00 per person

Christmas Premier Buffet

Note: Wellington Racing Club Members may purchase up to two tickets at $65 pp

Credit card fees will apply

 ** Members Stand dress standards apply

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A CHRISTMAS CORPORATE BOX FOR THE DAY

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

What better way to entertain than from your exclusive Santa’s grotto with spectacular views over the entire racecourse and hills surround. 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 Christmas themed Corporate Box for a minimum 15 guests (to a maximum of 70) set with tables, chairs and bar-leaners. Lift access available.
  • Festive 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)
  • A glass of mulled wine on arrival to toast the season
  • TAB Betting facilities plus toilets located via the foyer outside your exclusive Corporate Box

To book please contact:

races@wellingtonracing.co.nz

04 528 9611

 

Price: 

$95.00 per person

Festive Premier Buffet

Menu upgrades available

Note: Minimum booking is for 15 guests.

Credit card fees will apply

 ** Members Stand dress standards apply

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MORE HOSPITALITY OPTIONS

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

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.

 

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.
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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