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Platinum Homes Wellington Cup Day 2014

Join us for the final (and grandest) day of the 2014 Platinum Homes Wellington Cup Carnival on Saturday 25th January. Everybody's there !

 The jewel in Wellington Racing Club’s crown and where the impeccably dressed crowds head to for the grand finale of the 2014 Wellington Cup Carnival and the running of the Group Two Wellington Cup. 

A race where the best of the best horses in New Zealand compete for Wellington’s most prestigious horse racing trophy, the Wellington Cup, alongside the fashion, fun and friends that make this the biggest day in Wellingtons racing calendar.

    First race: Scheduled 12.30 pm 
   Last race: Scheduled 5.49 pm (Wellington Cup Scheduled for 5.14 pm)
   Number of Races: 10
   Gates open 10am

 Featuring:
-On the track

-The $200 000   2014 Platinum Homes Wellington Cup (Group Two)
-The $200 000   Harcourts Thorndon Mile (Group One)
-The $70 000     Tiger Prawn Desert Gold Stakes (Group Three)

Click HERE for past winners and connections

-Off the Track

Experience the sights and sounds of Trentham at its best including the Fashion in the Field, or with your friends at the Centre of Course Pavilion, or just enjoy being part of a great crowd and adding to the magic that is Wellington Cup Day.

Members Jackpot!

A great extra incentive to be at Trentham! A $250 bet for the day will be up for grabs for all Members on course for every day of the 2013 / 2014 season with a drawn name announced on the PA between Races 2 and 3. This must be claimed within 10 minutes from the race day office, however, if unclaimed, the bet will increase for the next meeting by $250 to a maximum of a $1000 bet. Any remaining Jackpot must be won on the last day of the season, with a new draw following each race continuing until the prize is claimed, until just prior to the last.  

Admission charges (credit card fees may apply)

General Admission:

Pre-booked on-line                           $20 
Gate purchase on the day                   $25
Children 5 and under Free when accompanied by an adult

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Member for a Day

- Access to members stand and pedestrian access to the Members Carpark 
- Includes gate admission for pre Cup Day purchases

Non-member rate                                                            $80

WRC Member Rate for additional guests (Maximum 2 per member at this rate)    $60
Tickets can also be purchased on the day from the Raceday office but do not include gate entry
Members stand Dress Standards

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Join the Wellington Racing Club

-Full Membership only $200 for the first season and $175 prompt payment for the following season
-Member discount rates on hospitality options
-Includes a Member and Guest pass and Carparking and access to all Members facilities on Trentham Racedays including Telegraph Day, Family Day, Platinum Homes Wellington Cup Day and Ladies Day

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

Hospitality Packages for Platinum Homes Wellington Cup Day 2014

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FASHION VILLAGE

THE OAKS DINING EXPERIENCE 

CENTREFEST MUSIC AREA

ASCOT LAWN MINI-MARQUEE

CORPORATE BOXES

GRANDSTAND RESERVE BENCH

FINISHING POST MARQUEE

THE LAWN AT TRENTHAM

TRACKSIDE SENSATION

TERRACE RESTAURANT

  

GAZLEY FASHION VILLAGE:
Located in the Forecourt Marquee-SOLD OUT

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The most fashionable place to be, and to be seen, on  Wellington Cup Day.  Your party of six in the Fashion Village Marquee will be escorted to your table with premium views of Gazley Volkswagen Fashion in the Field catwalk and invited to toast the start of the day with a bottle of bubbles.

YOUR DAY AT THE WELLINGTON CUP INCLUDES:

  • Course admission and access to the exclusive Fashion Village
  • Access to corporate carparking located centre of the course
  • Tables for six with racebook for each guest
  • Exquisite hamper luncheon delivered to your table
  • Complimentary bottle of bubbly for your table on arrival
  • Complimentary bottle of water per guest
  • Cash or charge bar facilities (beverages not included in ticket price)
  • Tote facilities and television screens inside the Village

PRICE: $900 incl gst per table of 6. Multiple purchased tables under the same name will be seated together.
Single tickets $160 per person.
*Single tickets will receive an individual mini hamper & a glass of bubbles to toast the day. Multiple singles purchased with the same name will be seated together. Less than full table (6) purchases will be required to share a table.

(Credit card fees may apply)

For Fashion in the Field information click HERE

 

MARTIN BOSLEY'S at The Wellington Cup-SOLD OUT

 

The Wellington Racing Club, together with Martin Bosley, invite you to Platinum Homes Wellington Cup Day to enjoy the day in true Martin Bosley style.

Join us for Wellington's best dressed day out in exclusive Balmerino Room within the Members Stand, hosted & catered by Martin Bosley.

You will enjoy a course a complimentary glass of Pol Roger on arrival to toast the day, followed by a decadent three course meal with the finest seafood delicacies, all while enjoying a day at the races at its best.

YOUR DAY AT THE WELLINGTON CUP INCLUDES

  • Course admission and access to the exclusive Martin Bosley Dining Area
  • Access to corporate car parking located centre of the course
  • Reserved table for your guests with race books & pens
  • Plated three course meal
  • Complimentary glass of Pol Roger 
  • Cash or charge bar facilities (beverages not included in ticket price)
  • Tote facilities and television screens inside the Balmerino Room

PRICE: Non WRC Member $175 incl gst per person

WRC Member $160 incl gst per person

BOOKING: Email races@trentham.co.nz or call 0800 TRENTHAM

*Tables are a minimum of four people & can be booked in groups 4, 6 or 8 people to a table only.

Martin Bosleys

CENTREFEST. Centre of course music
(Formerly the Pavilion)

CentreFest - Cup Day

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Situated Centre of Course with great music and party atmosphere.
Access is via the controlled track crossing in front of the Public Stand and has outside seating available with umbrellas and a great view of the track for some excellent racing. Totes, bars, music, friends,and a great time!

Featuring: SWTMXKDS

Based between LA, NYC and NZ, Sweet Mix Kids are New Zealand's top eclectic & electric DJ act. Playing with live MPC, electronic violin & mixing all genres & styles has seen the Sweet Mix Kids play at some of the most exclusive clubs, parties & festivals in nz and abroad, including 3 live nationwide radio shows every week and a 2013 world tour spanning NZ, Asia, Europe and the USA.
A passion for fashion, fun & rocking unpretentiously cool sets has seen SWTMXKDS play alongside international acts Avicii, Crookers, Major Lazer, Calvin Harris, Pretty Lights, Peace Treaty, Semi Precious Weapons, Florence & The Machine, Kitty Davis & Lewis, Aloe Blacc, The John Butler Trio, the Black Eyed Peas and at Coachella 2013.
More recently having been at R&V and LaDeDa, SWTMXKDS are ready to rock TRENTHAM!

 

PRICE: Standard tickets $45

NOTE This Event is strictly R18. Tickets INCLUDE gate entry
   
(Credit card fees may apply)

 

YOUR OWN CORPORATE BOX FOR THE DAY:
Top Floor Members Stand -SOLD OUT



What better way to entertain on Cup Day than with the impressive views from the top level of the Members stand.

Located on Level 3 of the Members Stand our 9 Corporate Boxes are prime real estate with a view second to none at Trentham.

We have a number of different capacity boxes available starting with a 15 guests minimum.

YOUR CORPORATE BOX INCLUDES:

  • Course admission and entrance to the Members facilities at Trentham
  • Access to corporate carparking located centre of the course 
  • Your exclusive corporate box for a minimum 15 guests set with tables, chairs and bar leaners with racebooks for each guest, televisions managed by the TAB and full views of the racecourse
  • Buffet style luncheon with dessert and afternoon tea
  • Seafood selection with your buffet 
  • A premium beverage package with Mills Reef Reserve Range plus Bubbles and premium beer is included 
  • Tote and toilet facilities located in the foyer immediately outside the door to your exclusive corporate box 

PRICE:   $287.50 incl gst per person 

Note mínimum booking is for 15 guests and subject to availability.

Please call 04 528 9611 (or 0800 TRENTHAM) and ask for "Corporate Box Bookings" to confirm availability and bookings or email from here. Please contact us directly to discuss rates.

Further information on services available from our corporate box page.

Members stand Dress Standards 

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Wellington Racing Club at Trentham Corporate Box

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FINISHING POST MARQUEE:
Located in Centre of Course -SOLD OUT

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Want to feel the rush of the horses and see the smile on the jockeys face when they win the Wellington Cup 2014? This is the place for you.
Located absolute trackside, you will be as close to the winning post as you can get with the view looking back across the track to the stands and the cheering crowds. With a “sport of kings buffet”, dessert, afternoon tea & a standard beverage package included you are set to race!

Access is via the controlled track crossing in front of the Public Stand or available from the centre of course carpark

YOUR DAY AT THE WELLINGTON CUP INCLUDES:

  • Course admission and access to the centre of course Finishing Post Marquee
  • Access to corporate car parking located centre of the course 
  • Your reserved seat within the Finishing Post Marquee with racebook for each guest
  • “Sport of Kings” buffet luncheon with dessert and afternoon tea
  • A beverage package is included **
  • Tote facilities and television screens inside the Finishing Post Marquee 

PRICE: $250 incl gst per person
*Reserved tables for 10 guests are available. Individual seats may be purchased  and will be required to share a table. (Credit card fees may apply)

 

TRACKSIDE SENSATION:
Trackside between the birdcage and stables - SOLD OUT

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Situated in a prime location trackside on facilities side of the racecourse with a view directly toward the finishing line. You & your guests will be treated to a buffet style luncheon with desert & afternoon tea plus a beverage package is also included.

YOUR DAY AT THE WELLINGTON CUP INCLUDES:

  • Course admission and access to the Trackside Sensation Marquee 
  • Access to corporate carparking located centre of the course 
  • Your reserved seat within the Trackside Sensation Marquee with racebook for each guest “Sport of Kings” buffet luncheon with dessert and afternoon tea 
  • A beverage package is included **
  • Tote facilities and television screens inside the Trackside Marquee

PRICE: $240 incl gst per person
*Tables of 10 guests may be reserved. Individual seats may be purchased and will be required to share a table (Credit card fees may apply)

 

THE OAKS DINING EXPERIENCE:
Located on the first Floor Annex building

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Located on Level One of the Annex building and offers a view toward the Fashion in the Field stage on Wellington Cup Day and with easy access to the Members Stand for track viewing. 
A buffet style lunch, afternoon tea & beverage package is all included in the Oaks Dining experience. A Racing MC guides you through the day and operates your rooms complimentary $10 Punters Club.
Reserved tables for 10 guests are available. Individual seats may be purchased and will be required to share a table. The Oaks room is air conditioned for your comfort

YOUR DAY AT THE WELLINGTON CUP INCLUDES:

  • Course admission and access to the Members facilities and the Oaks Room
  • Access to corporate carparking located centre of the course
  • Your reserved seat within the Oaks Room with racebook for each guest
  • “Sport of Kings” buffet luncheon with dessert and afternoon tea
  • A beverage package is included **
  • Tote facilities and television screens inside the Oaks Room
  • Complimentary Punters Club ticket 
  • Racing MC

PRICE: Members $180.00 incl gst
Non-members $220.00 incl gst per person
*multiple tables can be purchased with guaranteed placement next to each other (Credit card fees may apply) 

Members stand Dress Standards

 

ASCOT LAWN MINI-MARQUEE VILLAGE:
Located close to the Parade Ring -SOLD OUT

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Located on the Ascot lawn close to the Parade Ring, the village provides you your chance to catch the first glimpse of the horses before they head out to the track and to help you make your winning pick. 
Mini-Marquees are for 10 guests each with a picnic style hamper delivered to your private mini-marquee.

YOUR DAY AT THE WELLINGTON CUP INCLUDES:

  • Course admission and access to the Mini-Marquee Village
  • Your reserved 3m x 3m mini-marquee for 10 guests with racebook for each guest
  • Picnic hamper style luncheon delivered to your Mini-Marquee
  • A beverage package is included **
  • Complimentary bottle of water for each guest 
  • Tote facilities and TAB television screens within the Parade Ring Mini-Marquee Village, with a short walk to trackside viewing
  • Access to corporate carparking located centre of the course

PRICE: $1700 incl gst per marquee for 10 people   *multiple marquees can be purchased with guaranteed placement next to each other
(Credit card fees may apply)  

 

GRANDSTAND RESERVE BENCH:
Your reserved seating area in the Public Stand -no longer available

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Guarantee yourself a seat on Wellington Cup Day this year!
Located in the public stand, your covered bench seat allows seating for five people within a secure enclosure, uninhibited viewing of the racetrack  with dedicated bar service. You can come and go throughout the day with the knowledge your bench seat is being held for you. You will also receive a snack bag, racebook, pen & bottle of water.  Strictly limited Reserved Bench seats available.

YOUR DAY THE WELLINGTON CUP INCLUDES:

  • Course admission 
  • Your reserved bench seat in the Public Stand for five people with racebook for each guest
  • Snack bag for each person delivered to your bench
  • Extensive wine list and beverage service from within the Grandstand Reserved Bench enclosure dedicated bar (beverages not included in ticket price)
  • Complimentary bottle of water for each guest

PRICE: $300 incl gst per bench (5 persons and includes gate entry) 
(Credit card fees may apply)  

 

YOUR OWN MARQUEE:
Various Locations -NO LONGER AVAILABLE

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The ultimate in Trentham hospitality, we can cater for your group in any shape & size.
Experience the exclusivity of your own silk-lined marquee including your own tote facilities and service staff to enhance the day. Various locations from Trackside, centre of course or nestled in the stunning Trentham Gardens.

For those who want to go that extra mile for their guests, your marquee is yours to make your own.             
Our Trentham team can help style & decorate a marquee that suits your needs for that extra special raceday           experience.We are happy to work with you in getting visits from jockeys, trainers as well as some expert tips for the day for your guests adding that special touch to your day at the races.

YOUR DAY AT THE WELLINGTON CUP INCLUDES:

  • Course admission and access to your own marquee with security presence to manage your ticketed entry
  • Silk lined Marquee set with clothed white tables and chairs
  • A private lawn area outside your marquee including tables, chairs and sun umbrellas (subject to location)
  • Racebook, pen & complimentary bottle of water for each guest
  • Luncheon package options available from casual picnic hamper style to Sport of Kings buffet
  • Beverage package options available
  • Tote facilities and television screens inside your own marquee

PRICE: P.O.A. Minimum of 50 guests is required for this option 

Please contact us on 04 528 9611 to discuss 

 

THE LAWN AT TRENTHAM:
Located at the northern end of the public lawn

 

This excellent hospitality option offers you the public lawn experience that you love but with the space to get yourself a drink & a seat for the day while still being part of the action.

Located at the northern end of the public stand on the lawn and trackside, you have access to non-reserved tables & chairs within The Lawn at Trentham and avoiding the queues with access to your own private bar & tote facilities to ensure you are part of the action.

This is the way to guarantee your place this Cup Day!

YOUR DAY AT THE WELLINGTON CUP INCLUDES:

  • Course admission and access to the exclusive The Lawn
  • Access to carparking located centre of the course
  • Non-reserved seating 
  • Complimentary bottle of water per guest
  • Cash or charge bar facilities (beverages not included in ticket price)
  • Tote facilities and television screens inside the Village

PRICE:$50 per person incl gst (Includes gate entry) 

(Credit card fees may apply) 

 

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More Hospitality Options

TERRACE RESTAURANT: 
Located within the Members Stand (via the Wellington Room)
**EARLY BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL** SOLD OUT

 Trentham’s  tiered  restaurant  with  a  stunning  outlook  over  the  Birdcage  and racetrack  within  the  Members’  Stand  showcases  our Chef’s expertise  with  a  four  course  buffet meal.  The  dress  code is jacket and tie for gentlemen and ladies in keeping. 

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 Your day at Trentham includes:

  • Your reserved dining with racebook for each guest and full views of the racecourse
  • Access to the course and Members stand for non-Members
  • Access to corporate carparking located centre of the course 
  • Entrée served to your table
  • Buffet style main course and dessert
  • Afternoon tea platter served to your table
  • Extensive beverage service to your table (beverages not included in ticket price)
  •  Tote facilities and televisions inside the Members’ Stand

PRICE: $200 per Member (Plus one guest at this price) or $275 per non-Member with a maximum of four persons per table available on Cup Day.  Please call 04 528 9611 (or 0800 TRENTHAM) and ask for "Terrace Restaurant Bookings" to confirm availability and bookings or email from  here.

Members stand Dress Standards

BRASSERIE RESTAURANT:
Located within the Members Stand

Casual Dining on the first level of the Members stand (via the Wellington Room) for only $50 per person. 
Please note you must have access to the members stand. Members stand Dress Standards

Casual Food and Drinks

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

Open from 10.00am with barista coffee and cafe style menu

THE VINES CAFE & BAR: Ground Floor Public Stand
Open from 11.00am with cafe style food plus your favourite Hot Dogs, chips, sandwiches etc

THE FORECOURT BAR
Express service available from 11.00am

NORTH END PUBLIC & MEMBERS CARPARK BAR
Servicing the public lawn and Members Carpark and open from 11.00am

ROSEHILL ROOM & RANDWICK ROOM PUBLIC BARS: First Floor Public Stand
Open from 11.00am

TEFORD CAFE & BAR: Located Ground Floor Members Stand (South end)
Open from 11.00am with 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)
Open from 11.00am with 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
Bar open for our Members from 11.00am with excellent access to the top level of the stand. 

Getting to Trentham

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. 
Additional services and capacities are provided on Wellington Cup Day, please check timetables.

By Car

Trentham Racecourse is located on Racecourse Road. Traffic Management is in place on Wellington Cup Day with vehicle access to the Racecourse Road entrances (Main gate and Members Carparks) restricted to vehicles with members ticketing or suitable hospitality options. Access is permitted for valid disabled parking cards. 

Members, Owners, Jockeys & Trainers are invited to park in the Leger Car Park at the Northern end of the course. Limited parking (including disabled) is available on Racecourse Road.

Public parking:

Available in surrounding streets and around the "CIT" area.
Free Centre of Course Public Parking is available in the Centre of Course and accessible from Alexander Road (the continuation of Messines Avenue) on the eastern side of the course. 

Click here for Google Maps

For more information please ring 04 528 9611 or 0800 TRENTHAM or races@trentham.co.nz

                                      

 **A beverage package includes selected Mills Reef Estate range Red & White wines, Bubbles, Non- premium beers including a light option, soft drinks and orange juice. Other products may be purchased seperately. Note that the sale and supply of alcohol is subject to the Sale of Liquor act. We encourage our guests to consume responsibly.

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