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The Taumarunui Racing Club will race once this season on the last Saturday in July at the Arawa Park Racecourse in Rotorua. They are a very strong club who hold very successful 'Premier' race meeting each year with very favourable comments after each meet.
Membership per year is $20 per person. Nomination forms available from Secretary
Taumarunui Racing Club Phone: 07 896 6776
PO Box 142, Taumarunui
Racing Club Secretary:
Phone: 07 896 6776
July 2014 - Taumarunui Gold Cup Day
There is free entry onto the course. Food and refreshments are available on course.
Members receive entry into the Balmerino Lounge where there are Member Promotions throughout the day. A lucky financial member on course has a chance to win a travel voucher on the last race.
We have a prize for Best Presented Horse for each race.
Private suites are available for sponsors and/or private parties if available. For Owners and Trainers we have an informal cocktail evening on the Friday evening.
Arawa Park, located in the heart of Rotorua City, is the home venue for Racing Rotorua and Rotorua & BOP Hunt Club. The course boasts an excellent level of lounges, bar and betting facilities, with all patrons having free access to the main grandstand area.
Admission: With the exception of Racing Rotorua’s Christmas meeting (December), course admission is free and allows access to the Members Stand. Daily membership is available at $10 per day, which provides access to a prime lounge on the day.
Hospitality/Functions: Lounges are available for private corporate hosting at all racemeetings. The excellent facilities available, including thermally heated lounges, are serviced by a resident caterer, The Catering Company, which ensures that the complex is in high demand for functions, conferences, rallies and displays.
Children: There's free entertainment at all Saturday or Holiday meetings.
|ROTORUA TRACK RECORDS|
|TWO YEAR OLDS|
|2700m||02:49.3||ZIC ZAC BLITZ||61||1991|
|SINCE TRACK RECONSTRUCTION IN 2008|
|1950m||01:57.0||TOUCH OF SPARK||55.5||2009|
Campbell Infrastructure Rotorua Cup Day is held in early May.
Plate Day - October
Featuring the Jakkalberry Classic NZ Rotorua Challenge Plate and the Lochinver Station Plate, both of which are Listed Events with stakes of $50,000.
Friday 27 December - Interislander Summer Festival Rotorua Races
Post-Christmas blues? Never fear, Rotorua Races are here! Join Racing Rotorua at the Interislander Summer Festival Rotorua Races this summer season. Bring your family and friends along to enjoy all day free children's entertainment and great on-track racing action.