Kiwifruit Cup & Mid-Winter Christmas Party

Saturday 23 June 2018

The Kiwifruit Cup Day is back! Celebrate our region’s famous fruit and join us for one of the biggest racedays of the year.

Enjoy a full day of thoroughbred racing action, featuring the Orora Kiwi Packaging Kiwifruit Cup, Listed Woburn Farm Tauranga Classic and the 2018 Informant Racing Tauranga Punter of the Year competition. Make your raceday experience even better with our ever-popular Mid-Winter Christmas Party at the Races.

Mid-Winter Christmas Party at the Races

Looking to beat those winter blues? Grab a bunch of friends or colleagues and book your spot at our Mid-Winter Christmas Party at the Races.

Your package includes:

  • Christmas-themed buffet lunch and desserts from our award-winning caterers, Classic Cuisine
  • Beverages (Mills Reef Wine, beer, cider, RTDs and non-alcoholic drinks)
  • Complimentary racebooks for each guest
  • Live music
  • TAB facilities and Trackside TVs in the lounge

ONLY $125 per person

This is a very popular event with bookings made months in advance. To avoid disappointment, please click here to download the booking form. If you have any questions, please contact us on 07 578 6102 or email



Please note: Tables seat 8-10 people. Bookings of less than 8 people may be required to share. 

Punter of the Year Competition

Keen to test your skills? Click here for more information and an entry form.
Got a question? Contact Andrew Lacy on 07 578 6102 or email

Gates open at 10.30am.

General Admission: FREE
Children aged 17 and under: FREE
Members Day Pass: $10

BYO Alcohol Policy: One bottle of wine OR half dozen beer (stubbies) per adult of legal drinking age. No Spirits, RTDs, Kegs or Crates allowed. Bags may be checked on course. NO BYO permitted in Grandstands, Lounges, or Pre-Booked Functions. 

BYO Food Policy: You are welcome to bring home-prepared food onto our racecourse public areas. BBQs are permitted on public lawns. NO BYO food permitted in Lounges, or Pre-Booked Functions that include catered meals. No professionally catered/supplied meals can be brought onto the venue.