Race Meeting

134th Grant Plumbing Wellington Steeplechase Day

Sat 13 Jul 2024
11.00am
RACE Trentham Trentham Racecourse Trentham, Upper Hutt 5018, Wellington
General Admission: FREE

134th Wellington Steeplechase Day

Join us for the excitement of Wellington Racing Club’s  Raceday on Saturday, 15 July.  Wellington Steeplechase Day is an annual event that takes place right here at Trentham's best and is dedicated to showcasing some of the best steeplechase racing in the country. This event attracts horse racing enthusiasts from all over New Zealand and beyond, and provides a day of thrilling racing action, Best Dressed, entertainment, and hospitality.

Being the off-season for the rest of the equine competing world, it’s also a favourite on the calendar for showjumpers, eventer and hunt clubs.

Featuring:

$75,000 Metroclad Limited Wellington Hurdles over 3400m

$75,000 Grant Plumbing Wellington Steeplechase over 5500m

$40,000 Jarvis Plumbing & Gasworks Ltd Whyte Handicap over 1600m

$40,000 Vernon and Vazey Truck Parts Ltd Open Handicap over 1000m

$35,000 Fusion Electrical Duke of Gloucester Cup over 2100m

$35,000 Greyhound Racing New Zealand R75 Handicap over 1400m

$35,000 Rothley Partners R65 Handicap over 1400m

 

Members Draw
 

Meeting Detail:

First race: 11.00am

Last race: 4.13pm

Gates and reserved hospitality open: 10.30am

*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.

 

Winter Best Dressed Competition

Join us for a day of fashion, racing, and winter festivities as we celebrate the season in style. This year's event will feature a special emphasis on tweed and tartan fashion, highlighting the classic and timeless appeal of these fabrics. We invite you to participate in our Winter Best Dressed competition, showcasing your creativity and style by incorporating these fabrics into your race day outfit.

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Members Stand

Members Lounge Pass

$30 pp

Upgrade your day, enhance your experience and enjoy the comforts with a Members Lounge Pass, this premium pass grants you access to the Wellington Floor, level 1 of the Members Stand.

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Members Stand

Ultimate Members Lounge Pass - RACE Member

$50 pp

Upgrade your day, enhance your experience and enjoy the comforts and extras with an Ultimate Members Lounge Pass, this ultimate pass grants you access to the Wellington Floor, level 1 of the Members Stand, Racebook, Pen, Lunch Box, 2x drinks, $5 betting voucher and access to the Wellington Floor. This discounted rate is for current RACE Members only.

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Members Stand

Ultimate Members Lounge Pass

$80 pp

Upgrade your day, enhance your experience and enjoy the comforts and extras with an Ultimate Members Lounge Pass, this ultimate pass grants you access to the Wellington Floor, level 1 of the Members Stand, Racebook, Pen, Lunch Box, 2x drinks, $5 betting voucher and access to the Wellington Floor.

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Level 1, Members Stand

Desert Gold Restaurant

$115 pp

Trentham's terraced Desert Gold Restaurant gives you a stunning outlook and overlooks RACE Trentham's winning post. Your day at Trentham includes: Buffet lunch and dessert, afternoon tea, and racebook & pen, cash bar. For bookings fewer than 6 guests may require to share a table

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Level 3, Members Stand

Corporate Box

$175 pp

Level 3, Members Stand with the best views in the house. What better way to entertain than from your exclusive Suite 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 Trentham includes: Platter on arrival , buffet lunch with dessert, afternoon tea, racebook & pen, cash bar.

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