CHRISTMAS PARTY TIME with CHRISTMAS AT THE RACES, featuring WAIKATO TIMES GOLD CUP - SATURDAY 14 DECEMBER
Waikato Times Gold Cup Day is looking bigger and brighter than ever. If you haven't booked your space on course - you can join the public on the lawn and enjoy a wonderful afternoon of racing and entertainment for young and old. Limited space available on the TEMPO CHAMPAGNE LAWN where fashion is the order of the day and contestants will be vying for wonderful prizes - Click on the link below for details of the prizes and enter on line.
Links for Gold Cup fashion event registrations can be found
at the following:
DiamondJewellers.com Fashion on the Field
The Port Boutique Best Hat
and information about the Tempo Lawn at
Come to the party – Stay for the racing
When you come to Te Rapa Racecourse, you can experience more than just racing. From the competitive racing enthusiasts, to families looking for a great day out, we have a thrilling experience to offer everyone. As well as our finish line grandstand, the club has picnic tables and umbrellas which are available for everyone to use. You can make the races a super day out with our BYO food and refreshments policy. Don’t leave the kids behind either! There is plenty to keep the younger ones amused with the excitement of the races and hours of fun to be had on our adventure playground. On bigger race days we have a great array of children’s entertainment including bouncy castles and face painters; definitely enough to keep them amused all day. And the greatest thing about Te Rapa Racecourse – It’s FREE! Contact the Club now to find out more about how we can help you to enjoy a day at the races.
Admission is free on all days except for the following Waikato Race Day events:
Christmas at the Races, featuring the Waikato Times Gold Cup
Saturday 14th December 2013
$10 admission charge
Saturday 21st December 2013
$5 admission charge
Saturday, 8 February 2014
$10 admission charge
Under 18 years have free admission on all race dates.
Suites are available accommodating groups of 12, 16, 20, 30 and 60 – they provide a great base for an enjoyable group outing. Food and refreshments are provided for you in your personal glassed in, air conditioned suite which offers viewing directly down on to the racetrack.
Have you thought about having your birthday / wedding anniversary / any other celebration on course during a race day? You should! It’s a great fun party atmosphere with the added entertainment of racing and we can organise all especially for you.
BYO Alcohol Policy
While we are happy to offer BYO as an attractive advantage of a day at the races, we do apply the following restrictions per person over 18 years. Those of legal drinking age are entitled to bring in one of the following options:
SIX (6) bottles of beer (330mls) per person; OR
SIX (6) bottles of cider (330 mls) per person; OR
ONE (1) bottle of wine per person: OR
SIX (6) RTD'S (330mls) per person.
(No spirits, kegs or crates allowed.