About Waikato Racing Club
The Waikato Racing Club is the host club conducting 16 licences of the 19 race days held annually at Te Rapa Racecourse, Hamilton. The racetrack has been upgraded in recent times and provides an excellent surface all year round. More recently the club has undertaken work on a training and trials track which is expected to be in operation in early 2016. With a healthy membership and support from long term sponsors the Club continues to grow and develop, if you are interested in becoming a Member or Sponsor of the club please find further information below or contact us today!
Annual Membership - $100pp
By becoming a Member of the
Waikato Racing Club you'll be able to share your racing interests with other
like-minded people, but there are also many other benefits. You'll find other
members are extremely welcoming and are only too willing to share their passion
for racing with someone new.
- Free admission to all race meetings at Te Rapa
racecourse across the membership year including access to Members only areas
- Access to members car park
- Complimentary guest pass
- Full voting rights allowing you to have your say
in the way racing is conducted at Te Rapa
- Invitations to special events and members only
functions during the year
- A members discount price for the hire of club
facilities for non-race day functions
- Reciprocal rights to all race meetings conducted
at Te Rapa
- Membership privileges for the following clubs
are available, in New Zealand - Manawatu RC, Auckland RC, Hawkes Bay RI,
Wellington RC, Tauranga RC and Otago RC. Although
(except in the case of Otago) you do need to firstly pay the entrance fee and
then present your members badge at the Race day Office to get the privileges. We also have a reciprocal agreement with
Metropolitan Clubs in Australia that entitles members tickets on production of
their current badge on Race day. This
arrangement does not apply to specified carnivals at which the Australian Clubs
require members to pay for the opportunity to utilise facilities on major days
under the arrangements that exist between us.
We look forward to welcoming you as a member of the Waikato
Racing Club for more information or to apply please contact us today!
Sponsoring the races can give you
great brand recognition and via a different vehicle to your standard
advertising mediums too. The Waikato Racing Club offers a number of
sponsorship options from prime viewing spots for signage to race event name
- A race name (i.e. [Business name]
- One full internal page advertisement
in the race book (500 - 10,000 race books depending on race date)
- Name seen and heard on Sky Trackside,
print media & over 400 TAB's nationwide
- Tax deductible invoice for race
- Extended coverage in the Waikato
Racing Club Annual Report, Newsletters and Social Networks.
The Waikato Racing Club greatly values the support of all sponsors and supporters of the club if you are interested in becoming a sponsor please contact us today!