Platinum Homes Taranaki Cup

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Platinum Homes Taranaki Cup

12:00pm Saturday, 3 February 2018

The day when the focus is on form, the Platinum Homes Taranaki Cup delivers. Featuring a thrilling line up of eight premier races including the Platinum Homes Taranaki Cup and the Phoenix Park 2YO Classic, the day showcases some of the country's best horses and jockeys, and fantastic prize money.

The glamour day of the Summer Carnival is also host to the second Champagne Lawn event, where guests enjoy fizz, fashion, fun, and famous faces.

Cup Day is the jewel in the Pukekura Raceway Summer Carnival racing calendar.

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General Admission

Experience the action on course with a General Admission ticket which provides access to the centrally located Tuson Public Stand, with Bet and Collect facilities, cafe, full bar, and amenities.

General Admission $10
Under 18s free

General admission entitles you access to all public areas within the racecourse complex.

Members Stand & Privileges

Enhance your race day experience with a Members Stand ticket which provides you with Members Privileges for the day, including access to the Members Lounge with Bet & Collect facilities, full bar, cafe, and amenities at your fingertips, and with fantastic views of the birdcage, track, and winning post, you'll be in the heart of the race day action.

Members Stand ticket $20
Guest of a Member $10

(Does not include General Admission unless purchased prior to race day)

Hospitality Package | La Mer Lounge

An ideal option for those who wish to enjoy a superior race day experience with reserved seating, floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking the birdcage and winning post, in-lounge amenities, and full hospitality package.

This stylish lounge offers prime views of the horses as they parade in the birdcage, sweeping views of the course, and winning post.

Booking early to secure your table in our most popular inside lounge.

Package Inclusions for each guest
- Racecourse admission
- Lounge admission and ticketing
- Reserved seating
- Members privileges
- Official race book

Catering
Two course buffet meal

Beverages
Drinks waiter table service
Six beverage vouchers per person
A large selection of still and sparkling wine, standard and premium beer, low alcohol options, and non-alcoholic sodas, still and sparkling water

Pricing
$99 per person
$94 per person when booked by a Member (Members are required to attend with their guests)

Lounge Facilities
Floor to ceiling glass providing superior views of the track. Tables on tier one have Trackside TVs, with additional TVs located strategically around the lounge. Bet and Collect facilities, full cash bar, café, and amenities.

Venue
Shared inside space, tables on tiered levels for optimal viewing. Tables seat 6-8, multiple tables are located next to, or adjacent, each other based on bookings and numbers.

Hospitality Package | Tasman Room

With unobscured views of the track, and Winning Post, the Tasman Room is the ideal environment to entertain staff and guests, or network with valued clients. Located upstairs in the Members Stand the room offers exclusive betting facilities, and full bar, along with indirect access to the balcony overlooking the birdcage and winning post.

Package Inclusions for each guest
- Racecourse admission
- Lounge admission and ticketing
- Reserved seating
- Members privileges
- Official race book

Catering
Two course buffet meal, served in the room

Beverages
Six beverage vouchers per person
A large selection of still and sparkling wine, standard and premium beer, low alcohol options, and non-alcoholic sodas, still and sparkling water

Pricing
$99 per person
$94 per person when booked by a Member (Members are required to attend with their guests)

Lounge Facilities
Elevated unobstructed views of the track. Tables on tier one have Trackside TVs, with an additional bank of TVs on the wall. Bet & Collect facilities, full cash bar, indirect access to balcony overlooking birdcage and Winning Post, amenities in adjacent lounge

Venue
Exclusive inside space, tables on tiered levels for optimal viewing. Minimum booking of 30 required, with a maximum of 60 guests. Furnished with a mixture of tables and chairs, and bar leaners.

Please note; this room is used as a thoroughfare for staff and Taranaki Racing representatives. There is a small amount of foot traffic during the day, however it should not impact your use of the room in any significant way.

Hospitality Package | The Garden Bar

The Garden Bar is the hot spot for the Summer Carnival. With views of the parade ring, and home straight, this alfresco area is available as a shared space, or host your group exclusively with a customised hospitality package.

The Garden Bar is the perfect setting for a fun and relaxing day of racing, with plenty of atmosphere.

With only five Summer Carnival race days, this area will in high demand. Contact us early to secure your booking.

Package inclusions for each guest
- Racecourse admission
- Garden Bar admission and ticketing
- Reserved seating
- Members privileges for the day, including access to the La Mer Lounge
- Race book

Catering
- Two course buffet meal, or we can customise the menu to suit your group

Beverages
- Five beverage vouchers per person
- Cash bar facilities
A selection of still and sparkling wine, standard and premium beer, low alcohol options, and non-alcoholic sodas, still and sparkling water

Pricing
$90 per person

The above package can be customised to suit your requirements if you choose to book The Garden Bar exclusively for your group. Minimum booking 70 guests for exclusive use.

Enclosure Facilities
Elevated views of the parade ring and home straight. Catering and bar within enclosure. Bet and Collect facilities located adjacent. Amenities available in Tuson Stand, or La Mer Lounge.

Venue
Shared or exclusive outside space. Located next to the grandstand, seating configuration is subject to the use on the day. There is a range of seating options available from casual bar leaners through to formal round tables. Sun umbrellas will provide shade on sunny days, or marquees will be erected if the weather forecast predicts rain.

Please note: When the weather is exceptionally unsuitable guests will be relocated to an inside location, determined by availability.

Hospitality Package | The Village

Whether you’re looking to entertain guests, or to spend the day with friends and family The Village offers racegoers a multi-purpose trackside location where you can soak up the sensational atmosphere, whether in a private mini-marquee or fun shared space with other like-minded attendees.

Partake in a relaxing meal, enjoy a beverage from the bar, and socialise in the communal lawn. The Village is your Entertainment Destination at Pukekura Raceway.

Package inclusions for each guest
- Racecourse admission
- Exclusive Village admission and ticketing
- Members privileges for the day, including access to the La Mer Lounge
- Race book

Catering
- Themed menu for each of the Summer Carnival race days

Beverages
- Beverage packages available to suit your requirements
- Cash bar
A large selection of still and sparkling wine, standard and premium beer, low alcohol options, and non-alcoholic sodas, still and sparkling water

Pricing
From $35 to $99
There are a range of packages available in this space, contact us to discuss what will suit you and your guests

The Village Facilities
Sweeping views of the home straight down to the Winning Post. Fenced area on the city side of the racecourse complex. Bet and Collect facilities provided either in the permanent housing, or by a TAB caravan. Catering will be subject to the hospitality package purchased, and there will be food available to purchase in a café style or from a food truck. Some hospitality packages have drink waiter service, and there will be a bar available for all Village attendees to us. Amenities will either be available within the enclosure or a short walk to the Tuson Stand.

Venue
Shared outside space, with options for private mini marquees. There is a mixture of exclusive, shared, and communal spaces offering a range of seating options. Private and shared marquees have tables of ten. Communal areas will have bar leaners, and sun umbrellas.

Please note: When the weather is exceptionally unsuitable guests will be relocated to an inside location, determined by availability. Facilities and amenities subject to bookings and dates.

 

 

Race Times are issued by the TAB approximately a month before the race day. These will be updated as soon as we have them.

Timeline Guide
Midday Race Days
Gates open an hour before the first race
The first race is usually between 12pm and 1pm
The last race is usually between 4.30 and 5.30pm

Updated race times are posted here and on our Facebook page, both in the feed and the event.