Al Basti Equiworld


First race: Scheduled 12.43 pm (tbc*)

Last race: Scheduled 5.38pm (tbc*)

Number of Races: 9

Gates open: 11.30 am

Race program and times here

Hospitality options open from 12.00 noon 

(*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)

$10 Punters Club Tickets

Members Draw


The $400 000, Group One
Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks over 2400m

The $100 000, Group Two  
Phill Cataldo Bloodstock Wellington Guineas over 1500m

The $70 000, Group Three
Wentwood Grange Cuddle Stakes over 1600m

The $50 000, Listed
Yealands Family Wines New Zealand St Leger over2500m

The $50 000, Listed  
Te Akau Racing Lightning Handicap over 2500m

For a listing of previous winners and connections click here

Live music - The Beat Girls!



General Admission $10 

17 and under Free when accompanied by an adult

Be a Member for a Day (Members Stand access) $20

Members can purchase up to two additional tickets for $15 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 

Terrace Restaurant Dining $95 

A Corporate Box for the Day $95 

Henkell High Tea $90 

Saint Paddy's Day Punt $95 


Running of the Brides (and Grooms)

Always dreamed of getting married or just wanting that second
chance to wear your wedding gown?

Oaks Day has two extra races on the card!

Running of the Brides – get your wedding dress on ladies
Running of the Grooms – Lad’s suits and bow ties are a must

Great prizes for both winners!

To register please email

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New Leaf Skincare Best Dressed

We all love the chance to dress to impress and what better excuse than a day at Wellington Races?

Ladies, take the opportunity to pull out your most fabulous fascinator and heels. Gentlemen get booted and suited. 

A Best Dressed catwalk will be held on the day to parade your style and grace.

More information to follow.

Best Dressed

Henkell High Tea

Set on the famed Champagne Lawn, with the privilege of being right next to the Birdcage and unprecedented views of the finishing post

Be the class of the party in the best location on-course, there’s no seat closer to the horses.
This year we are excited to introduce Sarah Searancke Catering to serve you a delicate and exquisite High Tea. Topped with bubbles on arrival, your personal MC and a few party games, it’s the perfect treat to enjoy a day out with the girls!

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Course admission and access to the Members Stand**
  • Racebook and pen
  • Your reserved seat or table for six guests on the Champagne Lawn
  • A bottle of Henkell Trocken bubbles for your table on arrival to toast the party
  • High Tea, catered by Sarah Searancke
  • A bottle of water
  • Dedicated bar and betting facilities
  • Dedicated host

 $90 per person

 $540 table of six



Credit card fees will apply

** Members Stand dress standards apply


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. In the event of inclement weather, an alternative location will be provided.

High Tea

Saint Paddy’s Day Punt

Join the party in the Brasserie Restaurant in perfect Paddy’s Day style

Pitched in the Members Stand, an Irish stout on arrival and a full buffet luncheon, what better way to celebrate the finest of days than punting at Wellington Races. With your own MC to keep the sweepstakes rolling, get the lad’s together and be sure to book your spot!

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

 Course admission and access to the Members Stand

  • Racebook and pen
  • Your reserved seat or table in the Brasserie Restaurant
  • An Irish Stout on arrival 
  • A Buffet luncheon
  • Bar and betting facilities close to hand
  • An MC to keep you entertained

$75 per person



Credit card fees will apply

** Members Stand dress standards apply

Saint Paddys

Terrace Restaurant Dining

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 table in the precedence of the Terrace Restaurant
  • Access to the Members Stand** and Members car parking
  • 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 

$95 per person

To book please contact:

04 528 9611

NOTE: Wellington Racing Club Members may purchase up to two tickets at $75 pp

Credit card fees will apply

 ** Members Stand dress standards apply

Terrace Restaurant Ladies


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
  • Premier Buffet style luncheon with dessert and afternoon tea
  • Access to the Members Stand** and Members car parking
  • Racebook and pen for each guest
  • TAB television screens inside your Box
  • Extensive beverage service available (beverages not included in price)
  • Dedicated bar, TAB Betting facilities and toilets right outside your Box

$95 per person

To book please contact:

04 528 9611

Menu upgrades available

Note: Minimum booking is for 15 guests.

Credit card fees will apply

 ** Members Stand dress standards apply




Brasserie Restaurant

Casual dining, Feature buffet for $55 per person

Telford Bar & Cafe

Wellington Bar

Castletown Cafe

The Milling Floor Bar



The Winning Post 

Barista coffee and cafe style menu

The Vines Bar and Cafe



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

For more information please call us on 04 528 9611

 *For our terms & conditions please Click Here 

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