Sponsorship Packages

Through Raceday Sponsorship, your business will receive local, national and international exposure – as well as a great day out at one of New Zealand’s finest provincial racecourses, to share with your friends, valued clients or staff.




Naming Rights Sponsorship
  • Overall naming rights to the event, e.g. the “Bayleys International Raceday” or “Tauranga Christmas at the Races featuring the Stella Artois Tauranga Stakes”
  • Brand exposure in all marketing and promotion relating to the event
  • Logo exposure on the front cover of the racebook
  • All of the benefits of Race Sponsorship as listed below
Race Sponsorship
  • Naming of a suitable race on the day, as designated by Racing Tauranga. Races can be named after your business, products, or an upcoming event, e.g. the “Capital Tractors Tauranga 1600m” or the “Tauranga A & P Lifestyle Show Sunday Jan 15th 2100m”
  • Brand exposure through a full-page advertisement in the official racebook
  • The opportunity to have a sign at the Winning Post on the day of the sponsored race
  • The opportunity to display other banners or flags at key on-course locations on the day
  • A Sponsor’s Car Pass and reserved parking space on the day of the sponsored race
  • Promotion on the day via on-course announcements
  • An invitation to the Winners Circle to enjoy a replay of your race and to have a celebratory drink with the winning connections. You will be able to make a presentation (provided by Racing Tauranga) to the winning owners to mark the occasion. Public presentations for Group and Listed Races are made in the Birdcage, with the winning connections receiving trophies and a sponsor branded horse rug
  • A personalised bottle of wine with a photograph of the winning horse from your sponsored race
  • During our Christmas at the Races events and the Bayleys International Raceday in March, sponsors have the opportunity to provide a 30 second TVC to be played on the New Zealand Racing Board’s outdoor big screen prior to their designated race
  • A unique behind the scenes experience
  • VIP hospitality for 10 people in the Sponsors Lounge on the top floor of the Members Grandstand, offering perfect views of the entire track including the Birdcage and the Winning Post
  • A delicious buffet luncheon from our award winning caterers, Classic Cuisine
  • Complimentary beverages, including quality wines, spirits and premium beers
  • Complimentary racebooks and pens for every guest
  • Your business name will appear in major national newspapers (e.g. The Herald, Dominion etc) as part of their racing coverage, on Radio Trackside and live TV coverage through the TAB Trackside channel (350,000 viewers weekly)
  • Your Race Name will appear in over 700 TAB outlets, bars and chartered clubs throughout New Zealand
  • Your Race Name will be listed on tab.co.nz and nzracing.co.nz and will be printed on every bet ticket sold in every TAB, Bar, Club and Racecourse in New Zealand


For further details, or to book your spot, please contact:

Andrew Love, Racing Tauranga Sales and Marketing Manager

021 943 833 or email andrew.love@racingtauranga.co.nz