Benefits of Membership

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

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 all 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 benefits 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. 

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