WALLACEVILLE ESTATE WELLINGTON CUP DAY 

20TH JANUARY 2018

A Premier Meeting

Let your glitz and glamour come out to play, join the thousands that sparkle on Wallaceville Estate Wellington Cup Day.

This year Wellington’s biggest celebration revels fashion, fun and racing in summer’s ultimate party!

 

Join our greatest party yet,

Premier Racing including the jewel itself, the Wallaceville Estate Wellington Cup

Williment Sports Travel Fashion in the Field Supported by Rydges Wellington

International headline act performing live in concert

 

Get set for the beautifully dressed, the popping of corks and the thunder of the hooves. Wear your finest heels, don your smartest suits and get ready for Wallaceville Estate Wellington Cup Day - there’s no party like it!

Your perfect Cup Day party awaits, choose from General Admission, Member for a Day or upgrade to a catered hospitality package – whatever your group’s size, budget or style there’s something for everyone.

All online and gate entry tickets purchased include access to the international music act performing live in concert after the last race. Watch this space - the Act will be released on November 20th 2017. 

RACE TIMES AND GATE OPENING

First race: Approx 12.52 pm (tbc*)

Last race: Approx 4.54 pm (tbc*)

Number of Races: 8

Gates open: 11.45 am

Race program and times here

(*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) 

FEATURING

The $250 000, Group Three
Wallaceville Estate Wellington Cup over 3200m 

The $250 000, Group One
JR & N Berkett Telegraph
over 1200m

The $200 000, Group One
Thorndon Mile over 1600m

The $70 000, Group Three
Desert Gold Stakes over 1600m

For a listing of previous winners and connections click here

 

General Admission 

Be the party and join us for the electrifying atmosphere that’s Wellington Cup Day. Your General Admission ticket offers you access to explore a range of food and beverage sites, the Public Stand and the infamous Trentham Lawn to experience the racing up close, and the central forecourt to catch the glamour of Fashion in the Field.

Your ticket also provides access to the entertainment kicking off after the last race. 

 

Super Earlybird

$20

Purchase online until Midnight Friday 12th January 2018

Earlybird

$25

Purchase online from Saturday 13th - Midnight Friday 19th January 2018

On the Day

$30

12 and under Free when accompanied by an adult

  

Members Precinct

New this year, being a Member for a Day will allow access to the exclusive Precinct, located in the prime position trackside allowing Member only access to the Parade Ring and Members Stand, ensuring you have the best spot to experience the action. 

 

 Earlybird

$70*

 Purchase online until Midnight Friday 12th January 2018

 Member for Day

$80* 

 

*WRC Members may purchase up to two tickets at $60 each.

Tickets purchased prior to raceday include gate entry. Tickets can also be purchased on the day from the Raceday Office but do not include gate entry. 

MEMBERS DRAW

A Member on course could win $50 000! But you must be here to win! 

Find out more 

Hospitality Packages

Experience the ultimate party and upgrade your Cup Day by booking a reserved seat in one of our hospitality packages.

All hospitality packages include course admission, a seat for the day, water, racebook and pens and dedicated betting facilities, bar facilities, security and hosts. Your ticket also provides access to the international music act performing live in concert after the last race. 

2018 introduces brand new caterers: Sarah Searancke Catering & Blue Carrot Catering 

Whether it’s a summer buffet, al fresco luncheon or all day canapes, two of Wellington’s most outstanding caterers will deliver your tastes of the day. 

 

  Price per person Price per table
General Admisson Super Earlybird $20*  
Members for a Day Early Bird $70*  
Trackside Lawn $60   
Cointreau Cocktail Lawn $110  $660 for a table for six guests
Home Straight Terraces   $165  
The Henkell Lawn $175  $1050 for a table for six guests
The Fashion Court

Earlybird $190* 

$200 

$1200 for a table for six guests 
Logan Brown Experience $210   
The Oaks Club $225 on shared tables of 10  $2250  for a table of 10 guests 
Ascot Precinct     $2300 for a marquee for 10 guests 
Cup Corporate Box  $245   
Great Sensation Club  $250  $2500 for a table for 10 guests 
Terrace Restaurant Dining $280   
Your Own Function Area From $130   
Your Own Marquee From $210   

Trackside Lawn 

Trackside at the Northern end of the Public Lawn

The thrill of the public lawn experience with the upgrade of a guaranteed seat for the day. Remove the queues with the luxury of dedicated bar and betting facilities, right next to the trackside action.

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Course admission
  • Racebook and pen
  • Access to the exclusivity of the Trackside Lawn with non-reserved tables and chairs
  • Umbrellas for shade from the sun
  • A bottle of water
  • Dedicated bar and betting facilities
  • Dedicated host
  • For a bite to eat, visit one of the cafes or food trucks on course

$60 per person

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE:

Tables and chairs are unreserved, your party may be required to share a table with other guests.

Umbrella use may be dictated by weather conditions. In the event of inclement weather, an alternative location is provided.

Credit card fees will apply

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Home Straight Terraces

Located in the open air boxes in the Public Grandstand with endless views of the racing

Set in the grandstand, overlooking the home straight, experience the exclusivity of a shared, corporate box whilst being amongst the electric on-course atmosphere. Set cocktail style, cheer on your winning horses while being served endless canapes throughout the day – classy Cup Day styles! 

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Course admission
  • Racebook and pen
  • Exclusive access to your cocktail style open air lounge
  • A glass of bubbles on arrival to toast the party
  • Canapes served continuously throughout the day, catered by Blue Carrot
  • A bottle of water
  • Dedicated bar and betting facilities
  • Dedicated host

$165 per person

 

NOTE:

Credit card fees will apply

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The Henkell Lawn

Set on the famed Champagne Lawn, with the privilege of being right next to the Birdcage.  Unprecedented views of the finishing post and the Big Screen.  

Be the class of the party in the best location on-course – there’s no seat closer to the horses. With bubbles on arrival and all day canapes, The Henkell Lawn treat’s you to a day of extravagance like no other. Get in quick, this spot’s always the first to sell out.

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Course admission
  • Racebook and pen
  • Your reserved seat or table for six guests on the Champagne Lawn with canopy cover from a star marquee
  • A bottle of Henkell Trocken bubbles for your table on arrival to toast the party
  • An elite selection of canapes served continuously throughout the day, catered by Blue Carrot
  • A bottle of water
  • Dedicated bar and betting facilities
  • Dedicated host

$175 per person

or $1050 for a table of six 

 

NOTE:

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.

Credit card fees will apply

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The Oaks Club

The Oaks Room, with a Big Screen and MC so you don’t miss any of the action

The Oaks knows how to party. Live music and an MC will keep you entertained in perfect Cup Day style. Views over the forecourt give you the glamour’s of Fashion in the Field and access to the Members Stand ensures the racing is never far away. 

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  •  Course admission
  • Racebook and pen
  • Your reserved seat or table for ten guests in The Oaks room
  • Access to the Members Stand**
  • Premium Beverage package including selected Reserve Mills Reef wines, bubbles, premium, standard and low-alcohol beer and non-alcoholic beverages*
  • Catering by Sarah Searancke:
    • Antipasto table platter on arrival
    • A Premier buffet for main and dessert
    • Afternoon tea served to your table
  • Live music
  • An MC and spot prizes to keep you entertained throughout the day
  • A Big Screen so you don’t miss a minute of the action
  • Dedicated bar and betting facilities
  • Dedicated host

$225 per person

$2250 for a table of 10

 

NOTE:

Wellington Racing Club Members may purchase up to two tickets at $205 pp

Our tables are designed to seat 10. If you do book seats for 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 10 may be required to share a table.

Credit card fees will apply

*Terms and conditions apply

** Members Stand dress standards apply

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Great Sensation Club

On the Lawn beside the Parade Ring – be the first to view the horses before they race

Nestled amongst the trees on a velvet lawn with a live jazz singer, your spectacular silk lined marquee opens up to a private al fresco courtyard, giving you an exclusive preview of the horses as they parade before the track. Perfect for making your winning picks before taking a short walk to cheer them past the Finishing Post.   

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Course admission
  • Racebook and pen
  • Your reserved seat or table for ten guests in the silk lined Great Sensation Marquee
  • A private al fresco courtyard to mingle with other guests 
  • Access to the Members Stand**
  • Elite canapes and a glass of bubbles on arrival to toast the party
  • Premier buffet by Sarah Searankce Catering for main and dessert with afternoon tea served to your table
  • Premium Beverage package including selected Reserve Mills Reef wines, bubbles, premium, standard and low-alcohol beer and non-alcoholic beverages*
  • A bottle of water
  • Dedicated bar and betting facilities
  • Dedicated host
  • Access to corporate parking in the centre of course

$250 per person

or $2500 for a table of 10

 

 

NOTE:

Our tables are designed to seat 10. If you do book seats for 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 10 may be required to share a table.

Credit card fees will apply

** Members Stand dress standards apply

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Ascot Precinct 

Set on the Ascot Lawn close to the Parade Ring 

This horseshoe setting of mini marquees is a raceday favourite! Have the exclusivity of your own marquee with covered and al fresco setting, while being amongst the village atmosphere to make the most of the party. Your mini marquee for 10 guests comes with premier catering and a premium beverage package, matched with a short walk to view the horses – what more could your Cup Day wish for?

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Course admission
  • Racebook and pen for each guest 
  • Your own marquee for 10 guests in the exclusive Ascot Precinct
  • A ‘village centre’ set with Cape Cod chairs and umbrellas
  • Access to the Members Stand**
  • A premium beverage package including selected Reserve Mills Reef wines, bubbles, premium, standard and low-alcohol beer and non-alcoholic beverages*
  • Catering by Sarah Searancke:
    • Antipasto party platter for your marquee on arrival
    • A Premier buffet for main and dessert
    • Afternoon tea served for your marquee
  • A bottle of water
  • Dedicated bar and betting facilities
  • Dedicated host
  • Access to corporate parking in the centre of course

$2300 - mini marquee for 10 guests 

NOTE:

Mini marquees are designed to cater for 10 guests with table and chairs comfortably. Multiple mini marquees can be purchased with guaranteed placement next to each other and dividing walls removed to create one ‘space’ for your party within the village.

Credit card fees will apply

*Terms and conditions apply

** Members Stand dress standards apply

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Cointreau Cocktail Lawn

On the Lawn beside the Parade Ring – be the first to view the horses before they enter the Birdcage

Cup Day is the time to party, if you loved Cointreau Fizz this new location is the hub of celebration style. A Cointreau cocktail on arrival and a light summer luncheon will set you up for a great days racing and the al fresco garden setting right next to the Parade Ring gives you the perfect chance to pick your winning horses and party the day away.

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Course admission
  • Racebook and pen
  • Your reserved seat or table for six guests in the Cointreau Party
  • A Cointreau Fizz Cocktail on arrival to toast the party
  • A light summer luncheon, catered by Sarah Searancke
  • A bottle of water
  • Dedicated bar and betting facilities
  • Dedicated host

$110 per person

or $660 for a table of six

NOTE:

Our tables are designed to seat six. If you do book seats for 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.

Credit card fees will apply

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The Fashion Court

Under the verandah in the heart of the forecourt

Join the select opportunity to dine in style with front row seats to Wellingtons most celebrated fashion event. Be the glitter of Wellington Cup Day in the enchanted court garden with premier views of Williment Sports Travel Fashion in the Field supported by Rydges Wellington. 

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Course admission
  • Racebook and pen
  • Your reserved seat or table for six guests in the exclusive Fashion Court
  • A bottle of bubbles for your table on arrival to toast the party
  • Catering by Sarah Searancke:
    • Plated entrée
    • Alternate plated lunch
    • Tiered selection of delicate desserts for the table
  • A bottle of water
  • Dedicated bar and betting facilities
  • Dedicated host

Early bird $190 per person

$200 per person

or $1200 for a table of six

 

NOTE:

Our tables are designed to seat six. If you do book seats for 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.

Credit card fees will apply

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Logan Brown Experience 

Balmerino Room on Level 2 of the Members Stand

Wellington’s best racing day matched with the exceptional dining experience of Logan Brown.
The high class and sophistication of the Balmerino provides a superior setting which overlooks the Parade Ring; view the horses before they race with the accompaniment of your in room musician. Hosted by Steve Logan himself, a glass of Pol Roger Champagne on arrival and a decadent four course menu, it’s all a little bit classy.

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Course admission
  • Racebook and pen
  • Your reserved seat or table in the Balmerino Room
  • Access to the Members Stand** and corporate car parking
  • A glass of Pol Roger Champagne on arrival to toast the party
  • Plated four course menu prepared by the Logan Brown Chefs
  • A bottle of water
  • Dedicated bar and betting facilities
  • Dedicated host

$210 per person  

NOTE:

Wellington Racing Club Members may purchase up to two tickets at $190 pp

Bookings of fewer than 4 may be required to share a table.

Credit card fees will apply

 ** Members Stand dress standards apply

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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 four - course meal will showcase our Chef’s expertise as they treat you to the styles of the best day at Trentham.

Being the most sought after spot on Wellington Cup Day, get in quick, it’s a sell out every year!

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Course admission
  • Racebook and pen for each guest 
  • Your reserved table for guests in the precedence of the Terrace Restaurant
  • Access to the Members Stand** and corporate car parking
  • A glass of bubbles on arrival to toast the party
  • An entrée served to your table
  • Premier Wellington Cup Buffet main course and dessert
  • A cheese platter served to your table
  • Beverage service to your table (beverages not included in ticket price)
  • Dedicated host
  • Access to the Members Stand Betting facilities 

 

$280 per person

To book please contact:
race@swellingtonracing.co.nz
04 528 9611

NOTE:

Wellington Racing Club Members may purchase up to two tickets at $200 pp

Credit card fees will apply

 ** Members Stand dress standards apply

 

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Cup Corporate Box

Level 3, Members Stand with the best views in the house

What better way to experience the thrill than from your exclusive Corporate Box on Wellington Cup Day.  Providing spectacular views over the entire racecourse and hills surround a Corporate Box provides the most sought after sporting views on offer, accompanied by a Premier Wellington Cup Day buffet and a premium beverage package – this really is the entire experience!

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Course admission
  • Racebook and pen for each guest 
  • The exclusivity of your own Corporate Box
  • Access to the Members Stand** and Members car parking
  • A premium beverage package including selected Reserve Mills Reef wines, bubbles, premium, standard and low-alcohol beer and non-alcoholic beverages*
  • Premier buffet with dessert and afternoon tea upgraded to the extravagance of Cup Day with a splendour of fresh seafood
  • Dedicated bar and betting facilities right outside your Box
  • TAB television screens inside your Box
  • Dedicated host

$245 per person

An extravagent Wellington Cup Day Premier Buffet including a seafood selection

Includes premium beverage package.  

No RTD's or Sprits included in this price.

 

Note:

NOTE:

Minimum booking is for 15 guests.

Credit card fees will apply

 *Terms and conditions apply

** Members Stand dress standards apply

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Your Own Function Room or Marquee on Cup Day

Choose from a range of additional indoor function rooms, al fresco dining or the luxury of your own silk lined marquee. Get in quick to secure the best spot. 

Our dedicated team take great pride in creating the best possible event for your staff, client or social outing. From menus to seating requirements to visits from jockeys, treat your staff and clients to a party like no other; tailor made for you in one of Trentham’s prime locations. 

Your day at Wellington Races includes:

  • Course admission
  • Racebook and pen for each guest 
  • The exclusivity of your private function with dedicated host, wait and security staff
  • Access to the Members Stand** and Members car parking
  • A glass of bubbles on arrival to toast the party
  • Premier catering served by Sarah Searancke or Blue Carrot.
    • Summer luncheons
    • Premier buffets
    • All day canapes
  • Boost your day with an optional upgrades such as a dedicated MC, live music or a visit from a jockey to provide some winning tips!

Function Rooms from $130 per person

Marquees from $210 per person

NOTE:

Minimum booking is for 60 guests.

Credit card fees will apply

** Members Stand dress standards apply

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MORE HOSPITALITY OPTIONS

BRASSERIE RESTAURANT:

Located within the Members Stand

Casual Dining on the first level of the Members stand (via the Wellington Room) for only $40 per person. 
Please note you must have access to the members stand

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

Barista coffee and cafe style menu

THE VINES CAFE & BAR: Ground Floor Public Stand

Cafe style food plus your favourite Hot Dogs, chips, sandwiches etc

TELFORD CAFE & BAR: Located Ground Floor Members Stand (South end)

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)

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

Open for our Members 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.
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

Race Program is still to be confirmed

For more information please call us on 04 528 9611

 

*For our terms & conditions please Click Here 

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