PowerWorx Taranaki Cup Day

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PowerWorx Taranaki Cup Day

Saturday, 1 February 2020

The day when the focus is on form, Taranaki Cup Day delivers.

Featuring a thrilling line up of eight premier races including the PowerWorx Taranaki Cup, the Woburn Farm 2YO Classic, and the FastTrack Insurace Oaks Prelude, the day showcases some of the country's best horses and jockeys, and fantastic prize money.

The glamour day of the Summer Carnival where attendees are encouraged to dress up for the occasion, and whether you choose a hospitality package, a ticket to the exclusive Prosecco Lawn, or take on the best punters, there is something for everyone today.

Cup Day is the jewel in the New Plymouth Raceway Summer Carnival racing calendar. Don't miss out on this fantastic day.

Prosecco Lawn
If you enjoy fizz, fashion, fun, and famous faces the Prosecco Lawn is the place to be. See the Events tab for details of this ticketed event.

Punters Competition
Serious punters are invited to participate in the on-course Punting Competition with $4,000 prize money for first place. Contact the office to book.

We wrap the whole day up with fabulous live entertainment.

Book early to avoid disappointment.




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.

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

(Does not include General Admission unless purchased prior to race day)

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
- Reserved seating
- Members privileges
- Official race book

- Two course buffet luncheon (Main & Dessert)
- Plated afternoon tea, served to your table

- 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

$105 per person
$99 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.

Hospitality Package | Prosecco Lawn

A great spot for a fun day out with friends.

Located next to the parade ring, where you can observe the horses as they walk past to the birdcage, and with sweeping views of the track you can cheer your favourite home as they come thundering past, it's the perfect location for racing enthusiasts and socialites alike, with prime people watching, and famous faces. Between races you can mingle with other guests in the private lawn, whilst enjoying a premium beverage from the marquee bar, Pony Up.

A sensational day filled with style, fun and thrilling thoroughbred racing

Table of Ten Package Inclusions:
> Racecourse entry, Member's Privileges, and exclusive Prosecco Lawn admission for each guest
> Race book and pen each
> Your own reserved table in the marquee
> A delicious three course menu - entree, luncheon, and afternoon tea
> Two bottles of Prosecco on your table
> Four beverage vouchers per guest
> Complimentary premium soda water
> Cash bar with a select range of premium wines and beers

Individual Ticket Package Inclusions:
> Racecourse entry, Member's Privileges, and exclusive Prosecco Lawn admission
> Race book and pen
> Your own reserved seat at a shared table in the marquee
> A delicious three course menu - entree, luncheon, and afternoon tea
> A glass of Prosecco upon arrival
> Four beverage vouchers
> Complimentary premium soda water
> Cash bar with a select range of premium wines and beers

Table of ten $1200 per table
Single ticket $125 per person

Timeline (to be confirmed upon publication of race times)
Gates and Event open 11.30am
First Race - 12.25pm
Last Race - 4.30pm
Event Closes 5.30pm

Location and Facilities
Location and facilities to be confirmed shortly.

Dress Code
To reflect the theme of this exclusive event, the dress code is ‘race day attire’ and a high standard of dress is expected. Ladies; dresses or pant suits. Gentlemen; collared shirts and dress pants, jackets optional. [No t-shirts, shorts, jeans, or jandals permitted].


This is an R18 event, and access to the marquee and lawn is strictly for ticket holders
Tickets are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by Taranaki Racing Inc.
Tables are sold on a first-in first-served basis
A dress code applies.

To book email Sonya events@newplymouthraceway.co.nz

Get your groove on before you head down to Six60 with DJ Ash in the La Mer Lounge after the last race.



Gates Open 11.30am

Race 1 - 12:25
Race 2 - 1:00
Race 3 - 1:35
Race 4 - 2:10
Race 5 - 2:45
Race 6 - 3:20
Race 7 - 3:55
Race 8 - 4:30

DJ Ash plays after the last