Daffodil Raceday2018

General admission $10

17 and under Free when accompanied by an adult

Member for a Day $15

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.

Terrace Restaurant Dining $95

Corporate Box for the Day $95 per person


Get Set

A Premier Meeting

First race: 12.17 pm*

Last race: 4.54 pm*

Number of Races: 9

Gates open: 11.30 am

Reserved hospitality options open: 11.45 am

Race program and times here

 *initial race timing schedule is normally available approx 4 weeks from the race day however final timings are not confirmed until the Wednesday of the week of the event.


The $70 000, Group Three
Gee & Hickton Thompson Handicap over 1600m

The $50 000, Listed Race
Hanley Formula Wellesley Stakes over 1000m 

$10 Punters Club Tickets

Members Draw

FREE activities for the kids

Hanley Formula

Spring Racing is always a delight but what better way to celebrate the start of the Wellington Racing Club season than teaming up with Wellington's Cancer Society for Daffodil Day.

With $10 donated from every Terrace Restaurant ticket sold and fundraising activities on-course, join us to contribute to this great cause.

Along with Premier Racing, get set in your best spring racing outfit to enjoy a great day’s hospitality at Wellington Races. 

Wear yellow to show your support!



Bring together the whole family to enjoy the thrill of spring racing. 

There will be lots of FREE activities for you to enjoy on the day:

  1. Watch the horse racing

  2. Meet famous jockeys and get their autographs

  3. Enter the colouring competition - its judged by a jockey

  4. Wear your favourite fancy dress outfit and enter the Great Daffodil Obstacle Race – it’s actually on the Racetrack!

  5. Visit the animals in the Spring Petting Zoo

  6. Mitre 10 Green Fingers Gardening Clinic

  7. Bouncy Castle

  8. Giant Jenga and more!

 WIN great PRIZES!

Enter the Colouring Competition

Download the Daffodil Raceday colouring competition

Create your masterpiece

Bring it along on Raceday

Judged by a jockey - the best pictures will win some great prizes!

Daffodil Day Wear Yellow
Daffodil Raceday Kids

The Great Daffodil Obstacle Race

On the day there will be an extra special race - the Great Daffodil Obstacle Race! Dress in your favourite fancy dress outfit (extra points for daffodils) and get ready to sprint on the actual racetrack!

Enter on the day or email your name and age to races@wellingtonracing.co.nz 


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

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

  • An entrée served to your table

  • Premier buffet main course and dessert

  • Afternoon tea served to your table


About the Terrace Restaurant



$95 per person

WRC Members may purchase two tickets at $80 each.


To book please contact:


04 528 9611



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:

  • Your exclusive Corporate Box

  • Premier Buffet style luncheon with dessert and afternoon tea

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


About Corporate Boxes



$95 per person


To book please contact:


04 528 9611


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

Join the Action
Hanley Formula
Gee & Hickton
BCD Travel
Smoke Free

Credit card fees apply. 

** Members Stand dress standards apply

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