Classic Day

Classic Day
Official Flower


Centaurea cyanus



First race: Scheduled 1.08 pm  *

Last race: Scheduled 5.46 pm *

Number of Races: 9 

Gates open: 11.30am

Hospitality options open from 12.00 noon

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. We apologise for any inconvenience) 

Times were last altered on 11 Jan.

We apologise for any inconvenience.



The $225 000, Group One
Grant Plumbing Levin Classic over 1600m

The $70 000, Group Three  
Mills Reef Winery Trentham Stakes over 2400m

The $70 000, Group Three
Tui- Backing a winner since 1889 Anniversary Handicap over 1600m

For a listing of previous winners and connections click HERE 

Classic Day Feature




General Admission $10 

17 and under Free when accompanied by an adult


Be a Member for a Day (Members Stand access) $35

Members Stand tickets can be purchased for $35 each (Non Members) or Members can purchase up to two additional tickets for $25 each. Tickets purchased prior to race day include gate entry. Tickets can also be purchased on the day from the Raceday office but do not include gate entry.

Members Stand dress standards 




A Member on course could win $50 000! But you must be here to win! 

Find out more 


A $10 punters Club will be operating on races 3 through to the second to last race. Tickets will be available from the race day office and various totes around the course. A great way to have a little flutter without having to study the form. 

Punters Club

Classic on the Champagne

Set on the famed Champagne Lawn, with the privilege of being right next to the Birdcage.  Unprecedented views of the finishing post and the Big Screen.  

Experience premier racing at its best with no seat closer to the Group 1 action. With bubbles on arrival, a fresh summer luncheon and live jazz band there’s no better way to spend a summer’s day than the Champagne Lawn on Classic Day. 

Your day at Wellington Races includes:Course admission

  • Racebook and pen
  • Your reserved seat or table for six guests on the Champagne Lawn with canopy cover from a star marquee
  • Access to the Members Stand** and Members car parking
  • A bottle of Henkell Trocken bubbles for your table on arrival to toast the day
  • A platter on arrival followed by a fresh summer luncheon
  • A bottle of water
  • Dedicated bar and betting facilities
  • Dedicated host



 To book please contact:
04 528 9611


$120 per person

or $720 for a table of six


Our tables are designed to seat six. If you do book more than one table, if made known at the time of booking we will aim to seat groups next to each other. Bookings of fewer than six may be required to share a table.

Credit card fees will apply

 **Members dress standards apply

Classic Champagne

Terrace Restaurant

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

Trentham’s terraced, premier restaurant gives you a stunning outlook and provides the perfect seat to experience the magic of racing. A Premier Buffet will showcase our Chef’s expertise as they treat you to the styles of Trentham.



Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Course admission
  • Racebook and pen for each guest 
  • Your reserved seat and table for guests in the precedence of the Terrace Restaurant
  • Access to the Members Stand** and Members car parking
  • A reserved table for you and your guests
  • An entrée served to your table
  • Premier Buffet main course and dessert
  • Afternoon tea served to your table
  • Beverage service to your table (beverages not included in ticket price)
  • Dedicated host
  • Access to the Members Stand betting facilities 
 To book please contact:
04 528 9611



$100.00 per person

Premier Buffet

Note: Wellington Racing Club Members may purchase up to two tickets at $90 pp

Credit card fees will apply

 ** Members Stand dress standards apply

Terrace Restaurant


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

Great for businesses, friends, sports groups or just for a spectacular day at the races. What better way to entertain with ceiling to floor windows, a Corporate Box provides the most sought after sporting views on offer. 

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Course admission
  • Your exclusive Corporate Box for a minimum 15 guests (to a maximum of 70) set with tables, chairs and bar-leaners. Lift access available.
  • Premier Buffet style luncheon with dessert and afternoon tea
  • Access to the Members** facilities at Trentham
  • Access to members carparking located off Racecourse Road for your guests
  • Racebook and pen for each guest
  • TAB television screens inside your Box
  • Extensive beverage service available (beverages not included in price)
  • TAB Betting facilities plus toilets located via the foyer outside your exclusive Corporate Box

To book please contact:

04 528 9611



$95.00 per person

Premier Buffet

Menu upgrades available

Note: Minimum booking is for 15 guests.

Credit card fees will apply

 ** Members Stand dress standards apply

Ladies Corporate Box



Located within the Members Stand

Casual Dining on the first level of the Members stand (via the Wellington Room) for only $40 per person. 
Please note you must have access to the members stand

THE WINNING POST KIOSK: Ground Floor Members Stand. Outside seating and open to the public

Barista coffee and cafe style menu

THE VINES CAFE & BAR: Ground Floor Public Stand

Cafe style food plus your favourite Hot Dogs, chips, sandwiches etc

TELFORD CAFE & BAR: Located Ground Floor Members Stand (South end)

Cafe style food plus your favourite Hot Dogs, chips, sandwiches etc. 
Please note you must have access to the members stand

WELLINGTON ROOM & CASTLETOWN CAFE: Located First Floor Members Stand (South end)

Bar facilities and Cafe style food available.
Please note you must have access to the members stand

THE MILLING FLOOR: Located 2nd Floor Members Stand

Open for our Members with excellent access to the top level of the stand.



By train

Leaving central Wellington every 30 minutes (5 minutes past and 35 minutes past the hour), approx time from City to Trentham is 40 mins. Return trains to Wellington from Trentham also leave at 5 minutes past and 35 minutes past the hour.Click here for Metlink timetables.
All trains will be stopping at departing from the western platform at Trentham (Ararino Street). Access to the course is available via the overbridge (North of the station) or via the pedestrian link to the south in line with Camp St, Granville Street, then along Racecourse Road.

By car

Trentham Racecourse is located on Racecourse Road. Public parking is available on Racecourse Road and surrounding areas. Members, Owners, Jockeys & Trainers are invited to park in the Leger Car Park at the Northern end of the course (100m past the turnstiles on Racecourse Road. Click here for Google Maps

Race Program is still to be confirmed

For more information please call us on 04 528 9611


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