Meeting News

Taupo Interislander Family Day

The Taupo Racing Club is pleased to announce an exciting programme of racing for patrons on Saturday Dec 30th at their Centennial Drive racecourse .

The Harcourts Taupo Cup is always a feature for patrons on the day and the stake will rise to $22,000 for the R85 1950m event.

Trainers will be delighted to know that all of those that run a horse will go in to a lucky draw for 7 days free accommodation at the wonderful Peninsular  Beachfront Resort
Mooloolaba on the beautiful Sunshine Coast Queensland. A two bedroom Ocean View Apartment.

The feature sprint of the day will be known as ‘Book Direct Beechtree Motel Taupo “
an R75 1200m for a stake of $ 20,000, another exciting event for race attendees ,trainers and owners.

To complement the occasion the club plans to have open their new 42 covered tie ups which will be welcomed by trainers and their staff.

As per usual the day is part of the Interislander Summer Festival of Racing which is a wonderful family day out.

Special emphasis is given to free entertainment for young children on the day who come from all over the country at that time of the year.
There will be fashion in the field for all ages, live music, many food vendors and beverages available on course.
For advanced planning book mini marquees, tables with sun umbrellas or reserve picnic spots by the running rail. Larger groups of 40 have marquees available also.


Confirmed Programme of races:

R85 1950m TAUPO CUP - $22,000*

R75 1200m Book Direct Beechtree Motel Taupo - $20,000*

R65 1800m - $10,000

R65 1200m - $10,000

Mdn 1800m - $10,000

Mdn 1400m - $10,000

Mdn 1200m - $10,000

Mdn 1000m - $10,000

*Stake Increase

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