Discover Race Day

Discover Racehorse Ownership Race Day

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Discover Race Day

1:30pm Friday, 23 October 2020

Spring racing continues with the first of our two Friday twilight meetings. With a 9 race card it's an action-packed day of racing, following by live musical entertainment.

Take the afternoon off work, and head along to our Discover Racehorse Ownership Race Day where you'll be able to learn more about owning a racehorse, syndicates, and what horses have shares available.

Why not upgrade your day and become an owner for the day, and experience first hand what it's like to watch your horse race, and enjoy all the associated privileges.

See the pricing tab for full information about the experience options available.


General Admission

Experience the action on course with a General Admission ticket which provides access to the centrally located Tuson Public Stand, with Bet and Collect facilities, full bar, and amenities. Food is available from the West Coast Fish Company food truck, or other provider depending on the day.

General Admission $10
Under 18s free

General admission entitles you access to all public areas within the racecourse complex. Please note, there are reduced facilities within the grandstand this season.

Members' Stand & Privileges

Enhance your race day experience with a Members' Stand ticket which provides you with Members Privileges for the day, including access to the Members Lounge with Bet & Collect facilities, full bar, cafe, and amenities at your fingertips, and with fantastic views of the birdcage, track, and winning post, you'll be in the heart of the race day action.

Members' Stand ticket $25
Guest of a Member $15

Includes Admission and race book

Owner For A Day Experience

Did you know that racehorse ownership can be as little as a glass of wine a week? We'd like to give you a taste of ownership with the one-off opportunity.
You'll be allocated a horse to be an owner of for the day, so you can enjoy all the benefits and privilege's including meeting the trainer, jockey*, and Owners Room post race.
*If available following race, subject to their book

Package includes all privileges and benefits of Member For A Day
Reserved seating in the La Mer Lounge
A share in a New Plymouth Raceway trained horse for the day
Owners Privileges for the Day including invitation to Owners Room following your horses race for complimentary food and beverages
Meet and greet with Trainer, and where possible jockey
Stable Tour on Sunday 25th October (to be confirmed)

Ticket $50

Hospitality Package | La Mer Lounge

An ideal option for those who wish to enjoy a superior race day experience with reserved seating, floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking the birdcage and winning post, in-lounge amenities, and full hospitality package.

This stylish lounge offers prime views of the horses as they parade in the birdcage, sweeping views of the course, and winning post.

Book early to secure your table in our most popular inside location.

Package Inclusions for each guest
- Racecourse admission
- Lounge admission and ticketing
- Members privileges
- Reserved seating
- Dressed table
- Official race book and pen
- Live musical entertainment after last race^

- Buffet main meal (luncheon or dinner) with dessert
- Plated afternoon tea

- Drinks waiter table service
- Six beverage vouchers per person
- A large selection of still and sparkling wine, standard and premium beer, low alcohol options, and non-alcoholic sodas, still and sparkling water

$120 per person
$115 per person when booked by a Member (Members are required to attend with their guests)

Lounge Facilities
Floor to ceiling glass providing superior views of the track. Tables on tier one have Trackside TVs, with additional TVs located strategically around the lounge. Bet and Collect facilities, full cash bar, café, and amenities.

Shared inside space, tables on tiered levels for optimal viewing. Tables seat 6-8, multiple tables are located next to, or adjacent, each other based on bookings and numbers.

^DJ or band, in La Mer Lounge, or central outside location. check the 'entertainment' tab for details

The Precinct

The Precinct space is available for groups up to 150. If you would like more information about this space contact Sonya

The Garden Bar

The Garden Bar is the hot spot for the Summer Carnival. With views of the parade ring, and home straight, this alfresco area is available as a shared space, or host your group exclusively with a customised hospitality package.

The Garden Bar is the perfect setting for a fun and relaxing day of racing, with plenty of atmosphere.

With only five Summer Carnival race days, this area will be in high demand. Contact us early to secure your booking.

The Garden Bar space is available for groups up to 100. If you would like more information about this space contact Sonya


Race Day Timeline

Gates Open 1.30pm

Race 1 - 2:27
Race 2 - 3:02
Race 3 - 3:39
Race 4 - 4:14
Race 5 - 4:49
Race 6 - 5:22
Race 7 - 5:54
Race 8 - 6:29
Race 9 - 7:04

DJ Ash plays in the La Mer Lounge following the last race. also provide information about race days, including track and weather information, the nominations, and fields.

You'll find our comprehensive FAQ & T&Cs here.