Benefits of Membership

Premier Membership of the Wellington Racing Club at Trentham includes:

  • Access to the fantastic members facilities at Trentham including any gate fees, plus entry and Members stand access for Awapuni and Otaki-Maori Race Days.
  • Guest card
  • Priority parking on Wellington Cup Day
  • Reciprocal Members privileges at all RACE INC meetings conducted at Awapuni, Otaki & Trentham (over 40 in the season) plus at a wide range of racing clubs across New Zealand, Australia & Asia click here
  • Full voting rights allowing you to have your say in the way racing is conducted at your Trentham;
  • Regular functions, events and other networking opportunities
  • Members’ value booklet and the chance to win the Members Draw on all Wellington Racing Club meetings conducted at Trentham;
  • Discounted room and dining opportunities etc

Premier Membership of the Wellington racing Club at Trentham including guest pass is available for only $175 per season. 

Full Membership  of the Wellington Racing Club at Trentham includes: 

  • The same as Premier however EXCLUDING Wellington Cup Day Access 

Full Membership of the Wellington racing Club at Trentham including guest pass is available for only $100 per season.

Gold Membership at the Wellington Racing Club includes:

Upgrade to our exclusive Gold Membership and in addition to the above benefits (excluding guest pass) you :-

  • gain access to the Champagne Lounge at Trentham (directly adjacent to the birdcage) 
  • have an individual car park on the running rail in the Members Leger Carpark for Cup Carnival
  • are provided with dedicated outdoor seating in the Birdcage 
  • gain access to an exclusive Members Stand seating area on the first level "on the line"
  • are provided with a subsidised bar & light luncheon in the Champagne Lounge on all Trentham Race Days


Gold Membership can be purchased as either a single membership at $500 per Season or with a guest pass at $750. 

Note that the membersip season of the Wellington Racing Club is from 1st August until 31st July the following year.

To download a membership form click here

Members Voucher Book

Financial members of the WRC prior to 31st December will receive a voucher book along with their "season swingers" that includes discounts and offers from a number of businesses and supporters of racing throughout the greater Wellington /Manawatu area.*

We encourage all members to support these companies and to acknowledge their assistance in making racing in the Wellington region a great sport to be involved with.

Businesses and offers included in the 2014/2015 voucher book

    • Complimentary Race book vouchers for RACE Inc. race meetings
    • Complimentary Gate entry vouchers for RACE Inc. race meetings
    • Complimentary Members Stand vouchers for RACE Inc. race meetings
    • Creative Catering Functions and Events (Awapuni)
    • Trentham Gardens Functions and Events (Trentham)
    • Hiremaster
    • Gazley
    • Rydges Wellington
    • Portlander Bar and Grill
    • Life Pharmacy Queensgate
    • Home Legal
    • Getfunkd Hair Salons
    • Tui HQ 
    • Black Dog Brewery and Bar
    • New World Stokes Valley
    • Metro Hotels (Australia)
    • The Strong Room (Feilding)
    • Manawatu ITM and Central ITM Marton
    • Mills Reef Winery
    • GoRacing syndication

Members horse club

All Members of the Wellington Racing Club plus Members* of the associated RACE Inc Clubs are "Owners" 

Click HERE for details