Premier summer racing at its absolute finest!

Honours have been awarded to New Zealand’s greatest sprint race, the Group 1 JR & N Berkett Telegraph returns to run on its own landmark day in the NZCIS Wellington Cup Carnival. Also featuring the Group 1 Levin Classic, the launching day of Cup Carnival is an absolute for every racing lover.  

Our time-honoured tradition is showcased with the luxury of Wellington Racing hospitality, fine company and stunning summer views. It’s a day to appreciate the timeless class of racing and sophisticated indulgence.


Upgrade your raceday for the ultimate experience and choose a hospitality package.

All hospitality packages include raceday admission, reserved seating for the entire raceday, water, racebook and pens and dedicated hosts.

Select package options and pricing below.

View racecourse map here

To enquire please contact:
04 528 9611


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


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A Premier Meeting

Gates open: 10.30 am

First race: Scheduled 12.10 pm *

Last race: Scheduled 4.50 pm *

Number of Races: 9 

Hospitality options open from 11.30 am

Race program and times click 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.


The $250,000, Group One

JR & N Berkett Telegraph over 1200m

The $225 000, Group One
Devan Plastics Levin Classic over 1600m

The $70 000, Group Three  
Dixon & Dunlop Trentham Stakes over 2400m

The $70 000, Group Three
Wellington Seamarket Anniversary Handicap over 1600m

The $50 000, Listed
IRT Wellesley Stakes over 1000m

$10 Punters Club Tickets

Members Draw