NZ Oaks2019

General admission: $10

17 and under Free when accompanied by an adult

Member for a Day $25 

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.

Members can purchase up to two additional tickets for $20 each.

Henkell High Tea $90 

Saint Paddy's Day Punt $75 

Terrace Restaurant Dining $95

Corporate Box for the Day $95 per person

Dubai Giveaway simple

You must be on-course to complete the entry form in your racebook.

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A Premier Meeting

First race: Scheduled 12.43 pm (tbc*)

Last race: Scheduled 5.38pm (tbc*)

Number of Races: 9

Gates open: 11.30 am

Race program and times here

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. 



$400 000, Group One
Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks over 2400m

$100 000, Group Two  
Wellington Guineas over 1400m

$70 000, Group Three
Cuddle Stakes over 1600m

$50 000, Listed
Yealands Family Wines New Zealand St Leger over 2500m

$50 000, Listed  
Lightning Handicap over 1200m

$10 Punters Club Tickets

Members Draw


A day of ultimate racing action including the Al Basti Equiworld Group 1 NZ Oaks plus 4 other "Black Type" races

Experience Wellington's biggest Black Type raceday with 5 feature Black type races set to gallop Trentham Racecourse. Watch New Zealands finest fillies grace the track in 'The Oaks' from one of the best view's on-course, delight in the ever popular Ladies High tea, cheer from the luxury of your own Corporate Box or dine in the Terrace Restaurant.

Amongst the racing, live music and best dressed awards will keep you entertained throughout the day. So, ladies and gents, rally up your friends and family to enjoy another brilliant day at Wellington Races. 

Be on course to WIN a trip for two to the Dubai World Cup!

The prize includes two return domestic flights to Auckland Airport, two return Emirates Economy flights from Auckland to Dubai, Airport pickup and transfer to the 5-star Meydan Hotel for 6 nights, two tickets to the Dubai World Cup Barrier Draw, two tickets to Breakfast with the Stars, two tickets to the Gala Reception and hospitality in the Al Basti Equiworld Private Box overlooking Meydan Racecourse on Dubai World Cup night

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New Leaf Skin Care Best Dressed

We all love the chance to dress to impress and what better excuse than a day at Wellington Races?

Ladies, take the opportunity to pull out your most fabulous fascinator and heels. Gentlemen get booted and suited. 

A Best Dressed catwalk will be held on the day to parade your style and grace.


The catwalk is in the Birdcage, registration detail and timings will be announced closer to the event.

Best Dressed

Henkell High Tea

Set on the famed Champagne Lawn, with the privilege of being right next to the Birdcage and unprecedented views of the finishing post

Be the class of the party in the best location on-course, there’s no seat closer to the horses.
This year we are excited to introduce Sarah Searancke Catering to serve you a delicate and exquisite High Tea. Topped with bubbles on arrival, your personal MC and a few party games, it’s the perfect treat to enjoy a day out with the girls!

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Course admission and access to the Members Stand**

  • Your reserved seat or table for six guests on the Champagne Lawn

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

  • High Tea, catered by Sarah Searancke

  • Dedicated bar, betting facilities and host



 $90 per person or

 $540 table of six

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. In the event of inclement weather, an alternative location will be provided.



Saint Paddy’s Day Punt

Join the party in the Brasserie Restaurant in perfect Paddy’s Day style

Pitched in the Members Stand, an Irish stout on arrival and a full buffet luncheon, what better way to celebrate the finest of days than punting at Wellington Races. With your own MC to keep the sweepstakes rolling, get the lad’s together and be sure to book your spot!

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Course admission and access to the Members Stand

  • Racebook and pen

  • Your reserved seat or table in the Brasserie Restaurant

  • An Irish Stout on arrival 

  • A Buffet luncheon

  • Bar and betting facilities close to hand

  • An MC to keep you entertained



$75 per person


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 $75 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

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Al Basti Equiworld

Credit card fees apply. 

** Members Stand dress standards apply

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