Race Meeting

Wellington Steeplechase Day

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

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, Fashion in the Field, 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.


$75,000  Wellington Hurdles over 3400m

$75,000  Wellington Steeplechase over 5500m


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.


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.

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


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.

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