Clubs & Courses
RuakakaClubs & Courses Index
ClubsThe following clubs race at Ruakaka:
Ruakaka racecourse is home to Whangarei Racing Club and boasts expansive ocean views and hosts twelve meetings per season. The racing surface has a well-earned reputation as New Zealand's finest 'all weather' track. The reliability of the racing surface makes Ruakaka popular with trainers outside the area who base themselves here during the winter months. Access to the beautiful beach to train on makes the racecourse unique, hence its logo: "Where the turf meets the surf!"
Peter Snell Road
NorthlandPeter Snell Road
Admission: Entry is free to the course (except for the January & September meetings when a minimal fee is charged), free parking and free admission to the grandstands.
Facilities: Various food venues operate on race day and numerous licensed bars. EFTPOS available at the office.
Owners can collect race book and complimentary drink voucher from the race day office. For yard/box bookings contact the National Racing Bureau 0508 722 464. For other enquiries phone Rebecca Swords T: 09 432 7249.
The Westbury Stud Triple Crown Point Series for 2YO’s
May 21st 1000m $8,000
June 14th 1200m $8,000
July 12th 1200m $15,000
The Winning Connections of the leader on points in the series will receive the Bream Bay Fishing Package (value $3k)
The Winning Connections of the runner up on points in the series will receive 25 bags of Mitavite Formula 3 horse feed (Value $700)
All prizes are GST inclusive
Points for May/June 10, 7, 5, 3, 2 and all other runners 1 point.
Points for July 12.5, 9.5, 7.5, 5.5, 4.5 and all other runners 1 point.
Saturday 12th July - Ruakaka Premier Winter Raceday
Join the Whangarei Racing Club for winter racing at it’s best. Featuring the Final Leg of the Triple Crown Point Series for 2YO’s and the ITM/GIB Whangarei Cup Open HCP. Reserve a space on raceday at our Mid-Winter Christmas at the Races function. The perfect way to brighten up winter. You can sit back and enjoy the warming festive treats and superb racing action from the comfort of a beautifully themed lounge on-course.
Bring along your social club, colleagues, clients, friends or family – there’s something for everyone at Mid-Winter Christmas at the Races. Tickets are selling now. For more information go to www.theraces.co.nz or email: [email protected].