St. Patrick’s Day Races

Saturday 16 March 2019

The luck of the Irish is coming to Racing Tauranga! Join us for a wee bit o’ fun and a lot of Guinness at our St. Patrick’s Day Races.

Party like a leprechaun in our Tokyo Lounge or dance the day away on the Public Lawn with The Wild Clovers band live, a pop-up Guinness bar from our friends at Worlds End Bar and Restaurant and free BBQ tables. Spot prizes for the best dressed so channel your inner-Irish and head to the track for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration!

FREE BBQ TABLES (first in first served)


$50 per person

Our beautiful Tokyo Lounge is located on the top floor of the Silson Grandstand with direct track views. This is the prime spot for your St. Patrick’s Day  at the races.

Your package includes:

  • 2x beverages
  • A delicious lunch from our caterers, Classic Cuisine
  • Racebook and Racing Tauranga pen


Please note: race times are indicative only. When official race times are released we will update this schedule immediately

Gates open 10:30am
First race 12:30pm (approx)
Last race 4:30pm (approx)

BYO alcohol policy: (BYO permitted on Public Lawn ONLY)
Each person can bring in either one bottle of wine (750ml) or half a dozen (6) beer / cider (6 x 330ml). There are no Spirits, RTD’s, Crates, Cask Wine or Kegs allowed. Bags will be checked prior to entry. There are bars on course to purchase more beverages. Each person in your group will need to enter with their own beverages. One person cannot bring in enough for the whole group.

Car Parking:
Car Parking is free at Racing Tauranga. Come up our main road off Cameron Road and you will see car parking to your left on the grass area.