Race Meeting

Harcourts Tai Tokerau Cup

Sat 11 Sep 2021
12.30 tbc - 5pm
Ruakaka Racecourse, Peter Snell Road, Ruakaka
Free Gate Admission


  • Free entry to the course and parking if you drive.
  • Free return bus service from Whangarei with pick up points at Kamo Club, Kamo Hotel, Kensington Tavern, Rose Street Bus Terminal and Judge Alehouse. Times to be advised.
  • Gates open 11.30am with the first race subject to nominations but expected to be about 12.30pm.. 
  • LED Media Solutions big screen will be in place for enhanced viewing.
  • Bayview Cafe will open from 11.30am, with the Coffee'n'Cream van serving coffee and our volunteer Lion staff will be operating the bars.
  • TAB betting windows operating on all race meetings with many TVs available for viewing every race.
  • No BYO alcohol with several bars serving responsibly throughout the afternoon.
  • Please note that the public in the grandstand undercover area can use the Members' Lounge bar to purchase beverages. Seating in the Members' Lounge is reserved for Members Only.

Bonecrusher and Surfbreak Lounges are reserved for Harcourt's invited guests.

Beachside Bar is reserved for a private.


Race Day Information

Tai Tokerau Cup History
Dargaville Racing Club traditionally presented a perpetual Northland Cup at their November meeting for many years. The Whangarei Racing Club started the Tai Tokerau Cup in November 2019 when no meetings were allocated to the Dargaville Racing Club.


Last chance to enjoy an afternoon of thoroughbred racing in Northland for 2021.

Saturday September 11

With no race meeting scheduled until Thursday January 6th 2022 you better mark this date in your social calendar. Great race programme of Saturday class races including the 2200 metres Harcourts Tai Tokerau Cup.

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Owners Information
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Venue Details

Ruakaka Racecourse

Ruakaka Racecourse, Peter Snell Road, Ruakaka

The small, intimate grandstand is ideally suited for winter racing with all facilities undercover, including the tiered seating to watch racing..