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Auckland R.C.

Ellerslie is the home of the Auckland Racing Club and is New Zealand’s premier racecourse. As the showplace of the thoroughbred industry, Ellerslie hosts 24 racemeetings a year. The course has a world renowned reputation for the beauty of its grounds, gardens and trees as well as its famous steeplechase track. First-class facilities combined with outstanding cuisine and service provide the ultimate in raceday hospitality and double as an outstanding Event Centre and function venue on non-racedays.

Membership: Annual subscription $215. Includes:

  • Entry to the racecourse and member’s enclosure (Ascot Grandstand)
  • Member’s car park pass
  • Reciprocal privileges with a number of national and international Racing Clubs
For more information on being a Member of the Auckland Racing Club click here (please link “here” to http://www.aucklandracing.co.nz/Members/Become-a-Member.aspx)

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Te Rapa

The Te Rapa racecourse is six kilometres north of Hamilton. A symmetrical left-handed track with a circumference of 1788 metres. The Waikato  Racing Club races fourteen times a year, and shares the facilities with the Cambridge Jockey Club (two meetings) and the Taumarunui Club who stage their annual meeting on the course in July.

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TE RAPA TRACK RECORDS      
(Since introduction of Metrics)      
Distance Horse Weight Time Date
800 LORD SHIFNAL 53.5kg 47.9 22/10/1973
1000 KINDACROSS 55.5kg 57.23 11/12/2004
1100 ASAHI 55.0kg 01:03.8 16/01/1994
1200 WEALTH PRINCESS 53.5kg 01:08.6 12/12/2009
1300 HIGH REGARDS 55.5kg 01:14.7 16/11/1985
1400 DOPFF 52.5kg 01:20.4 11/12/1993
1600 GRACE WITH POWER 56.0kg 01:33.47 09/11/2013
2000 (NZ) CAPTAIN COOK 52.0kg 01:58.8 11/02/1992
2100 (NZ) ALVATOR 55.25kg 02:07.0 12/02/1985
2200 CHAD 55.0kg 02:12.4 10/11/1990
2300 (NZ) PRINCE ALIBHAI 51.0kg 02:20.2 25/10/1993
2400 (NZ) THE FILBERT 58.0kg 02:24.9 22/11/1986
3200 TIPPLER 55.0kg 03:17.6 11/02/1986
2400 (Hurdles) GOOD IDEA 62.0kg 02:36.4 25/10/1993
2800 (Hurdles) BLINDER 61.5kg 03:11.0 24/09/1982
3000 (Hurdles) OIO 59.75kg 03:28.0 18/05/1974
3200 (Hurdles) JUST A RIDGE 60.0kg 03:32.4 18/05/1985
3200 (Steeples) GRANDE 60.5kg 03:59.0 11/05/1974
4000 (Steeples) AIRCON 61.5kg 04:36.0 11/05/1974
4900 (Steeples) RESOLUTION 62.5kg 05:46.5 18/05/1985

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