Race Meeting

Trigg's Family Fun Race Day

Fri 05 Jan 2024
Gates open 11am - 5.00pm
17 years and under FREE: $15 Adults


Generations of families enjoy the casual country style summer race meeting at Ruakaka with its free Trigg Kids Zone activities and lots of fun on the track.

General admission: 

$15 Adult - 17 years and under FREE

Gates open: 11am .

Summer casual wear featuring hats and sunscreen is the order of the day but remember it is an outdoor event and is weather dependent so there maybe changes to what is available and the timing of events. Read the Ts and Cs of entry in the About Section.

Transport and Car Parking: 

Car parking at the course is free.

There will be free return raceday buses from Whangarei and other specific local spots. More info to come closer to the event.

Food & Drink

Bars, Bayview Cafe, Frenchy's coffee van and betting operations will be open from 11.30am. Full TAB service available with manned terminals or self serve devices.

Food court options to be confirmed. If you have a van and want to be involved contact the Club on details below.

Bet on your own Device

Don't forget that by betting on your own phone TAB App on-course, the Club receives the commission just as if you had the bet at a terminal. 

Indoor/Outdoor Options

Choose your spot .. ..on the lawn hill, on the seats in the shade of the grandstand roof or in one of the function rooms open for the public..all with no charge. 

Members' Lounge and Sunline Bar Deck

These two areas are restricted. Membership is an annual fee of only $50 with two entry passes provided to all meetings and access  to the member's Lounge and Sunline Bar Deck.

Eftpos will be available from selected betting windows and bars but there is no credit card facilities.

The Ruakaka Racecourse is a NO BYO Alcohol venue.

Full terms and conditions of entry are detailed in the ABOUT SECTION of this website.

Wanting more information ............contact the Club on 09 432 7249 or email info@ruakakaracing.co.nz