Upcoming Events at Ruakaka Racing

Event date: 7/01/2021 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

TRIGG FAMILY FUN RACE DAY

TRIGG FAMILY FUN RACE DAY

A stunning setting, relaxed atmosphere and fantastic live entertainment - this is summer NZ! Enjoy the eight thoroughbred races, free kids' activities, big screen, live music, Tee Cafe and food court.

Treat the whole holiday crew to classic summer memories and smiles with a fun-filled afternoon trackside at the Trigg Family Fun Race Day on January 7th, 2021.

Enjoy exciting racing action while the kids are entertained in the free Trigg Kids Zone or competing in the foot races on the track.  Relax and enjoy a drink, select from a variety of food options, listen to the music of Tammy D’Ath in the Corona Courtyard, and let the “Punters’ Club” find a winner for you. Tickets $10.

Eight thoroughbred races commencing early afternoon with gates opening 11 am with activities commencing at 11.30am until 3.30pm. Fun races for kids on the track like the sprint and sack races, coin toss and the tradtional tug of war.

The only pre-book options are the Bonecrusher Lounge lunch or a Gazebo space along the outside rail of the track.

On the day, after paying your admission fees, there will be free public seating in grandstand or Beachside Bar or just kick back and unwind in the sunshine with a low-key picnic on the lawn. Food purchase options include Tee Café and food court vendors. See the areas on the map attached by clicking on the PDF below. Bars will be open from 11.30am.

General Admission: Adults $10 | Kids (aged 17 & under) free entry (incl GST)

Free carparking | Free return bus from Whangarei, Marsden Cove Marina and Ruakaka Beach - times displayed on website and Facebook 2 days prior to race day.

The Ruakaka Racecourse is NO BYO – bags and chilly bins will be inspected on arrival. Cash bars and food services on site. Eftpos only available at selected totes and bars. No credit card facilities.

BONECRUSHER LOUNGE - $50 PER PERSON (incl GST)

Enjoy the shade and comfort of reserved seating in this exclusive, perfectly located lounge.

Your Package includes:

  • Course admission and reserved table of 8 or 10 or shared in the Bonecrusher Lounge (northern end of grandstand).
  • Pre-lunch nibbles on arrival followed by buffet lunch, sweets, tea and coffee
  • Race book per guest
  • Cash bar, TAB facilities and TV’s in the lounge with an outside Courtyard to watch and listen to the live music or watch the races.           

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RESERVED GAZEBO BASECAMP - $50 PER SITE (incl GST)

Pre book a 3m x 3m site to erect your gazebo and picnic area and set up the perfect base camp for your family and friends. Located at the bottom of the main public lawn along the home straight fence. Just up the hill are all the amenities including TAB, bar, food, toilets and live music. No BYO alcohol.

Does not include general admission.

TRACKSIDE LINDAUER LAWN MARQUEE VILLAGE - $1150 PER GROUP (10) (incl GST) SOLD OUT

The Trackside Lawn village has been sold out to repeat customers.

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