As a Member of the Wellington Racing Club you are entitled to Reciprocal Rights with a large number of major racing clubs in New Zealand, Australia and Asia. 
It is important when visiting a reciprocal Club that you have your Membership Cards or a Letter of Introduction from the Wellington Racing Club. A letter can be produced by contacting Darin Balcombe at info@trentham.co.nz or on 04 528 9611.

Unless stated the gate charge at all meetings must be paid where applicable. Members without season guest privileges at Trentham may be restricted to one Members’ ticket at other Clubs.

While every effort is made to ensure these reciprocal rights are correct, individual Clubs may vary benefits provided from time to time.We would appreciate any feedback as to your experience at other clubs.

Note that these reciprocal rights are also available to other RACE inc "Premier" and ""Full" level memberships. 

Reciprocal Clubs and your benefits as a member of the WRC

New Zealand

All RACE Inc. Clubs

(Manawatu, Feilding, Marton, Rangitikei & Otaki-Maori)
A WRC Member is entitled to racecourse entry and two Members’ tickets for all race days at Awapuni, Otaki and Trentham, including Levin RC and Masterton RC meetings at these venues. Additional tickets may be available by contacting WRC prior to race day

Auckland Racing Club

A WRC Member is entitled up to two Members’ tickets for any ARC meeting by presenting their Membership Cards, or a letter from the WRC, at the Race-day Office.

Counties Racing Club

A WRC Member is entitled to request Members’ tickets for all Counties Racing Club meetings as required (reasonable limits apply).

Waikato Racing Club

A WRC Member will be provided complimentary tickets to the Kentucky (Members) Lounge on presentation of their current WRC membership. Gate admission charges (if any) must be paid. 

Hawke’s Bay Racing Inc.

A WRC Member is entitled up to two Members’ tickets for any HBRI meeting by presenting their Membership Cards, or a letter from the WRC, at the Race-day Office.

Canterbury Jockey Club

A WRC Member is entitled up to two Members’ tickets for any CJC meeting by presenting their Membership Cards, or a WRC letter, at the Race-day Office.

Australia

Australian Turf Club
(Formerly the Australian Jockey Club and Sydney Turf Club)

Royal Randwick, Rosehill Gardens, Canterbury Park, Warwick Farm

ATC are pleased to extend the following reciprocal privileges to Members of the Wellington Racing Club visiting any of our racecourses from September 2017 – September 2018.

1. On Major Feature Race Days and Selected Feature Race Days Members are required to purchase course admission (either online or at the racecourse) and, upon presentation of their current Members card at the Race Day Office on the day, are entitled to a complimentary Members’ Reserve ticket. Wellington Racing Club Members can also purchase up to one Members’ Guest ticket for a guest.
Dates for 2017/2018 are :

2017

Saturday 9 September 2017 – Run to the Rose Day – Rosehill Gardens
Saturday 16 September 2017 – Colgate Optic White Stakes – Royal Randwick
Saturday 23 September 2017 – Golden Pendant – Rosehill Gardens
Saturday 30 September 2017 – TAB Epsom Day – Royal Randwick
Saturday 7 October 2017 – Moet & Chandon Spring Champion Stakes Day – Royal Randwick
Saturday 14 October 2017 – The Everest – Royal Randwick
Saturday 21 October 2017 – City Tattersalls Club Cup Day – Royal Randwick
Saturday 28 October 2017 – Cox Plate Day – Royal Randwick
Saturday 4 November 2017 – Derby Day Race Day – Rosehill Gardens
Tuesday 7 November 2017 – McGrath Estate Agents Melbourne Cup Race Meeting – Royal Randwick

2018

Saturday 17 March 2018 – Longines Golden Slipper Carnival – Ladies Day – Rosehill Gardens
Saturday 24 March 2018 – Longines Golden Slipper Day – Rosehill Gardens
Saturday 31 March 2018 – Longines Golden Slipper Carnival – Stakes Day – Rosehill Gardens
Saturday 7 April 2018 – Derby Day, The Championships – Day One – Royal Randwick
Saturday 14 April 2018 – Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day, The Championships – Day Two – Royal Randwick
Saturday 21 April 2018 – All Aged Stakes – Royal Randwick

2. On Standard Saturdays, Mid Weeks, Nights and Public Holidays, Members are required to purchase course admission (either online or at the racecourse) and, upon presentation of their current Members card at the Race Day Office on the day, are entitled to receive a complimentary Members’ Reserve ticket.

Please present on the day with your Wellington Race Club membership card/badge and PHOTO ID

All reciprocals are processed on the day at the entry. Members Gate A Alison Road Randwick, infield Member Office or Ticketing office South Drum QE11 Stand.

These privileges are offered in the spirit of reciprocity and apply to visiting members from NZ not resident in Australia.

For a general overview of reciprocal rights please click HERE for more details

Victoria Racing Club

On all days apart from Melbourne Cup Carnival, A WRC Member is entitled to  two Members Stand tickets after paying any applicable gate charges. Please proceed to the Race-day Office following entry to show proof of Membership.

For the Melbourne Cup Carnival, the Victoria Racing Club extend an invitation to WRC Members to purchase Members’ Enclosure Ticketing for the Carnival.

For the 2017 Melbourne Cup Carnival, please download the Members’ Enclosure Ticket Application Form for the WRC from HERE. For other RACE Inc Clubs (MRC,RRC,FJC & MJC) please download from HERE

Hard copies can be obtained from the Wellington Racing Club office by calling on 04 528 9611

Note that the closing date for postal applications is Friday 13th October 2017 as noted on the application. While VRC will continue to sell tickets after this date,they will need to be collected prior to raceday or purchased directly over the counter.

Melbourne Cup Carnival ticketing options (including Hill Stand, Lawn Stand, Undercroft and general admission) can be found HERE

Melbourne Racing Club

A WRC Member is entitled to one complimentary Members’ ticket on all days at Caulfield & Sandown (including Caulfield Cup Day). Members’ also have the opportunity to purchase one guest pass as well.

Moonee Valley Racing Club (Melbourne)

A WRC Member has the opportunity to purchase two Members’ tickets for all days at Moonee Valley (including Cox Plate Day). On non-major days some complimentary tickets will be available. On all days the gate charge must be paid where applicable. Should you wish to know rights in advance, please contact the WRC prior to travel.

We have been advised that once again this year the MVRC will be offering Full Reciprocal Rights privileges and to  advise WRC Members that they are offering a promotion with their Memberships for International Racing Club Members wanting to come to the Cox Plate.To gain more information directly from the club please email  troy.ratcliffe@mvrc.net.au

Application for reciprocal rights for the Cox Plate can be downloaded from HERE when available

Brisbane Racing Club

A WRC Member is entitled to one complimentary Members’ tickets on all race days at Eagle Farm and Doomben. WRC Members must show ID and their WRC Members Card or Letter of Introduction from the Club. On all days the gate charge must be paid where applicable. 

For the 2015 Channel Seven Brisbane Racing Carnival (May and June), the Brisbane Racing Club extends an invitation for WRC Members to purchase Reciprocal Members Reserve tickets and one additional guest ticket.

WRC Members must return the Reciprocal Member Application Form for the Carnival at least 1 week prior to the day they wish to attend.

Forms and application process for the 2015 Channel Seven Brisbane Racing Carnival found here: http://brc.com.au/brisbane-racing-carnival/reciprocal-members/

Cairns Jockey Club

WRC members is entitled to receive members privileges at CJC following paying gate entry except on the following Carnivals due to capacity restraints.

Cairns Cup  - August 
Cairns Amateurs - Early September 
Melbourne Cup -Early November 

Gold Coast Turf Club

A WRC Member is entitled to two complimentary Members’ tickets for non feature and semi-feature days. On major race days the badge holder may purchase up to two tickets.

Werribee Racing Club

The Werribee Racing Club offer the Wellington Racing Club Members Reciprocal Rights to all of their race meetings including Werribee Cup Day in November. These rights allow Wellington RC members free entry into the racecourse on all days including access to the Member’s Dining Room (excluding Cup Day & Christmas Day). 

West Australian Turf Club

A WRC Member is entitled to one complimentary Members’ ticket and the opportunity to purchase one additional guest ticket for all days at Ascot & Belmont Park.

Other international Racing Clubs

Hong Kong Jockey Club

A WRC Member is entitled to one complimentary Members’ ticket and the opportunity to purchase an additional guest pass for all race meetings at Happy Valley & Sha Tin (including the HKJC International Race Meeting).

Singapore Turf Club

A WRC Member is asked to make prior arrangements for complimentary tickets before visiting Singapore Racecourse and all requests must be accompanied by a letter of introduction from the WRC. Complimentary tickets are available to a Member and their guest except for major race-meetings.