Summer at the Races 2015

Get on-track to experience a great Kiwi tradition: a day at the races. Whether you’re entering Fashion in the Field, planning a fun family day out or after a flutter on the fillies, you’ll find it all at the races. Find an event near you or check out last season’s events.


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harness Auckland Cup

Gates Open: 4:00 pm Friday 06 Mar - Alexandra Park
Friday 6th March is the night where all the stars are out to play both on and off the track! Cup Week at Alexandra Park is free to casual customers who want to join the festivities from the Garden Bar or the Alex Bar & Eatery. For those looking for something special; Alex Park offers dining packages and private functions options. read more >

gallops Auckland Cup Week Diamond Day ft. Whips N Spurs

Gates Open: 11:00 am Saturday 07 Mar - Ellerslie
Diamond Day provides the perfect opportunity for racegoers to celebrate the finale of a fantastic week! Top racing action, the Diamond Darling Fashion Competition, Whips n Spurs Party and great corporate hospitality options are all waiting for you at Ellerslie Racecourse. read more >

gallops Wellfield NZ Oaks Day Featuring Ladies Day At The Races

Gates Open: 11:00 am Saturday 14 Mar - Trentham
Follow the sound of the stilettos and pumps to Trentham Racecourse this Saturday 14 March, for Wellington’s biggest Girls Day Out. Witness the running of the NZ Oaks, featuring some of New Zealand’s top-rated horses from a prime position at the annual Trentham High Tea on the Champagne Lawn. Rally your girlfriends together and get on-course for a stunning day out. read more >

gallops Wyndham Cup

Gates Open: 10:30 am Sunday 15 Mar - Wyndham
Rally a group together and join Wyndham Racing Club for the annual Wyndham Cup Day. This fantastic family day out provides plenty of entertainment, including the feature of the day: The $25,000 Wyndham Cup. It's a day you won't want to miss! We'll see you on-course. read more >

harness Social Clubs Harness Raceday - Day 1

Gates Open: 10:30 am Tuesday 17 Mar - Pukekura Raceway
Join Taranaki Trotting Club for Social Clubs' Harness Raceday Day 1. One of only two harness racedays held each year at Pukekura Raceway, head along to experience a different type of racing. Make a day of it and book a hospitality option! read more >

harness Revital Fertiliser Taranaki Cup Harness Raceday

Gates Open: 11:00 am Thursday 19 Mar - Pukekura Raceway
Taranaki Trotting Club invites you to Social Clubs' Harness Raceday - Day 2. One of only two harness racedays held each year at Pukekura Raceway, here's your opportunity to experience a unique type of racing. Gather your friends and family to make an afternoon of it! We'll see you on-course. read more >

harness PGG Wrightson NZ Breeders Stake

Friday 20 Mar - Addington
The PGG Wrightson NZ Breeders Stake Day is the perfect oppotunity to entertain clients, socialise with friends and watch some thrilling harness action. If you want to upgrade your raceday, don't miss out on an awesome hospo package! read more >

gallops 2015 Bayleys International Raceday

Gates Open: 9:30 am Saturday 21 Mar - Tauranga
The Bay's most glamorous sporting event is an opportunity to dress up, socialise and enjoy the thrill of Tauranga's most iconic race, the Windsor Park Stud Japan NZ International Trophy with a stake of $100,000. There will be just as much competition for fashionistas with the annual Fashions in the Field contest with great prizes to be won! read more >

gallops Autumn Carnival Day 1

Gates Open: 11:00 am Saturday 21 Mar - Riccarton Park
It's the beginning of the Autumn Carnival and this year it's going to be a cracker! Kicking off the festival is a great day's racing at Riccarton Park Canterbury. There's no excuse to miss this awesome event with free general admission and live music! read more >

harness Fred Shaw Memorial NZ Trotting Championship

Gates Open: 4:00 pm Friday 27 Mar - Addington
Gather a group of friends together for an exciting evening of harness racing at Addington. With three Group 1 races, it's an evening you won't want to miss! read more >
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Auckland Cup Week is the biggest and most glamorous event in Auckland's racing diary.

With hotly contested Viva Prix de Fashion, amazing hospitality packages and sensational racing action, it’s a week that’s sure to impress.

Find out more about Auckland Cup Week 2015 here.