A Christmas Winterfest

General admission: FREE

Although to experience the magic of A Christmas Winterfest upgrade to Member for a Day.

Member for a day $15

Access to the Members Stand and Members facilities. Members Stand dress standards 

Tickets can be bought on-line and also be purchased on the day from the Raceday Office.
Members can purchase up to two additional tickets for $10 each.

Reindeer's Pass $65

Tinsel in the Terrace $85

A Midwinter Christmas Corporate Box $95 per person


Get Set

A Feature Meeting

First race: 12.15 am. (tbc*)
Racing will normally start with a hurdles races followed by a steeplechase.

Last race: Scheduled 4.00 pm (tbc*)

Number of Races:

Gates open: 10.30 am

Reserved hospitality options open: 11.30 am

Race program and times 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 first Steeplechase and Hurdles at Trentham Racecourse for the season

Live music in the Terrace Restaurant

$10 Punters Club Tickets

Members Draw



Join us for two of our favourite things - racing and Christmas, with all the festive trimmings!

Experience the thrill of racing inside the comfort of a winter wonderland with a full northern hemisphere Christmas feast to warm the cockles of your heart. A few Christmas carols, mulled wine and sprigs of holly will soon whisk you into your favourite memories of chestnuts roasting on an open fire....

Cheer up your winter and treat your family, friends or colleagues to Christmas Winterfest Racing! 

To add to the excitement, the day holds the first Steeplechase of the season - run on the classic "figure 8" course, it is spectacular! Followed by a Hurdle, todays racing provides a taste of "jumps" before the prestigious Wellington Steeplechase and Wellington Hurdles on July 14th.



Level 1, Members Stand with first class views over the Birdcage and track

Trentham’s terraced, premier restaurant gives you a stunning outlook and provides the perfect seat to experience the magic of racing.  A Festive 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 

  • A mulled wine on arrival

  • An entrée served to your table

  • Festive Premier buffet main course and dessert

  • Afternoon tea served to your table


About the Terrace Restaurant



$85 per person

WRC Members may purchase two tickets at $70 each.


To book please contact:

04 528 9611



Members Stand

The Members Stand is whisked into a winter wonderland so it's the only place to be on Winterfest!
Find a pew to take in the views of racing, enjoy the live music and dine in the Brasserie Restaurant when you wish. 

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Access to the Members Stand where all the festivities and live music are held. Members Stand dress standards 

  • Access to Members car parking

  • Brasserie Restaurant voucher to enjoy a Festive Buffet including dessert



$65 per person



Level 3, Members Stand with the best views in the house

What better way to entertain than from your exclusive Santa’s grotto 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 Wellington Races includes:

  • Your exclusive Corporate Box

  • A mulled wine on arrival

  • 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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