Race Meeting

JR & N Berkett Telegraph Day

Sat 13 Jan 2024
RACE Trentham Trentham Racecourse Trentham, Upper Hutt 5018, Wellington

JR & N Berkett Telegraph Day 

Get ready for an EPIC day at RACE Trentham!! Not only will we see some of NZ racing's finest on the champagne turf, the JR & N Berkett Telegraph Day will now feature a concert from SIR DAVE DOBBYN - you don't want to miss this!! All levels of ticket will get you into the concert! GA is $30 - or wanting to come to NZCIS Wellington Cup Day too? Book before the 1st of October and get a GA package deal for just $60 - save yourself $20!

JR & N Berkett Telegraph Day, is an iconic stop on The Grand Tour – a celebration of New Zealand's top 20 horse racing events. Eat, drink and get racy at the country's ultimate thoroughbred racing festival, right here at RACE Trentham. 


$450,000 Group One JR & N Berkett Telegraph over 1200m

$500,000 Group One Cambridge Stud Levin Classic over 1600m

$120,000 Group Three Trentham Stakes over 2100m

$120,000 Group Three Anniversary Handicap over 1600m

$90,000 Wellesley Stakes over 1100m


Members Draw

Meeting Detail:

First race: 12.25pm

Last race: 5.09pm

Number of Races: 9

*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.


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General Admission


Come along for the the best summer party around!! SIR DAVE DOBBYN will be playing live, alongside thrilling race and great vibes - you don't want to miss this! Wanting to come along the NZCIS Wellington Cup Day too to see PEKING DUK?? Package both your GA tickets before the 1st of October and come to both days for just $60! Save $20 on two epic days out!!


Members Stand

Members Lounge Pass

$60 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.


Level 1, Members Stand

Desert Gold Restaurant

$150 pp

Trentham's terraced Desert Gold Restaurant gives you a stunning outlook and overlooks RACE Trentham's winning post. Your day at Trentham includes: Plated entrée , buffet lunch with dessert, afternoon tea, racebook & pen, cash bar. Please note for bookings fewer than 6 guests you maybe required to share a table.


Level 3, Members Stand

Corporate Box

$180 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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Level 2 Public Stand

Rosehill & Randwick


Available for private function bookings of 80-100 people - enjoy stellar views of the racecourse as you entertain your guests. Your package will include: Platter on arrival, buffet lunch with dessert, afternoon tea, racebook & pen, cash bar.

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