Benefits of Membership

Note that the membership season of the Wellington Racing Club is from 1st August until 31st July the following year.

Premier Membership of the Wellington Racing Club at Trentham includes:

  • Access to the fantastic members facilities at Trentham including any gate fees, plus entry and Members stand access for all Awapuni and Otaki-Maori Race Days.

  • Guest card

  • Priority parking on Wellington Cup Day

  • Reciprocal Members privileges at all RACE INC meetings conducted at Awapuni, Otaki & Trentham (over 40 in the season) plus at a wide range of racing clubs across New Zealand, Australia & Asia click here

  • Full voting rights allowing you to have your say in the way racing is conducted at your Trentham;

  • Regular functions, events and other networking opportunities

  • Members’ value booklet and the chance to win the Members Draw on all Wellington Racing Club meetings conducted at Trentham;

  • Discounted room and dining opportunities etc

Premier Membership of the Wellington racing Club at Trentham including guest pass is available for only $175 per season. 

Full Membership  of the Wellington Racing Club at Trentham includes: 

The same benefits as Premier however EXCLUDING Wellington Cup Day Access 

Full Membership of the Wellington racing Club at Trentham including guest pass is available for only $100 per season.

Gold Membership at the Wellington Racing Club includes:

Upgrade to our exclusive Gold Membership and in addition to the above benefits (excluding guest pass) you :-

  • gain access to the Champagne Lounge at Trentham (directly adjacent to the birdcage) 

  • have an individual car park on the running rail in the Members Leger Carpark for Cup Carnival

  • are provided with dedicated outdoor seating in the Birdcage 

  • gain access to an exclusive Members Stand seating area on the first level "on the line"

  • are provided with a subsidised bar & light luncheon in the Champagne Lounge on all Trentham Race Days 

Gold Membership can be purchased as either a single membership at $500 per Season or with a guest pass at $750. 


Members Voucher Book

Financial members of the WRC prior to 31st December will receive a voucher book along with their "season swingers" including additional general admission and Members stand passes for guests throughout the season (Excluding Wellington Cup Day) plus other vouchers to add value for the season.


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

A great extra incentive for any RACEinc members to be at Trentham! 
All you have to do is scan your Membership card to tell us that you are on course then you could win $50,000!

Simply scan in on arrival before Race 2 using your Members card (not guest card) either at the office prior to Race 1 or there will be a roving scanner through the Members stand between Race 1 and 2.
The draw with those scanned & registered will take place after Race 2 and the winner notified via the loudspeaker system then must present themselves prior to Race 3 to the race day office.
The Member must then correctly choose the winners in 4 selected races at Trentham (determined by the WRC) at least 15 minutes before the first chosen race.
If all four selections are winners, the member will take home $50 000 ! 


For further information please contact:

Stephen Berryman or Donna Blaikie
04 528 9611