Race Meeting

Christmas at the Races

Thu 07 Dec 2023
New Plymouth Raceway Rogan Street Welbourn


What better way to start the festive season than a Christmas themed day at the races.


Christmas At The Races is your one-stop Christmas party shop. Choose a hospitality package to suit your group, then sit back and relax while we look after all the details of the day including themed spaces, live entertainment, Christmas fare, and even a visit from Santa.


Book early to secure your spot at the biggest Christmas party in town.




Race Day Schedule

GATES: 12:00 pm

BAR / TOTES: 1:00 pm

FIRST RACE: 1:37 pm

LAST RACE: 5:47 pm

Live musical entertainment after the last race.

** Please only use these times as a guide**

You can find meeting information including nomination details, fields, etc. on the LOVERACING.NZ website.

Hospitality Packages

Members' Stand
Become a member for a day with a Members' Stand ticket.
La Mer Lounge (SOLD OUT)
From $149
An ideal option for those who wish to enjoy a superior raceday experience with reserved seating, floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking the birdcage and winning post, in-lounge amenities, and full hospitality package.
The Precinct (SOLD OUT)
From $189
You're right in the heart of the racing action in the premium Precinct enclosure. Get up close to the horses as they parade past, on their way to the adjacent birdcage, and feel the thundering hooves as the horses race past to the Winning Post.
The City Lawn - Marquee
From $169
Your group will enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of this shared precinct where they can choose to base themselves from your reserved table, or mix with other likeminded parties within the private enclosure.

More Information

Owners Information
Have a horse running on raceday? Congratulations. For information on how to get the most out of your day on course, view our Owners Information page.
Become a Member
Take your on course experience to the next level by becoming a Taranaki Racing Member. For more information, follow the link below.
Find out more
Have a few questions about what to expect on raceday? Head to our FAQs page for more information.