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Waipukurau Raceday ft F.A.W.C

8 November 2020

Admission: $10 - Under 18 FREE 

Gates Open: 11.30am

First Race: 1.05pm

Last Race: 5.15pm

Track: TBC

Races: 8 (TBC)

BYO: Limited 6 bottles of beer or 1 bottle of wine per person. Public Lawn only. 




Hawke’s Bay Racing is set to host the best Christmas at the Races end of year party. After working hard all year it’s time to celebrate and treat yourself and your colleagues, friends or family to a fun-filled day out. It’s an occasion not to be missed with live entertainment, great food, thrilling thoroughbred action and all the joys of Christmas.

Join one of our package offerings or park up on the public lawn with a picnic. This is a superb afternoon out! 


F.A.W.C! - Flaming Christmas at the Races with Raymond van Rijk

$135 per person



This unique and very popular event showcases flame grilling across three different outdoor cooking platforms. 

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the races from your group’s personal marquee in our Christmas-themed Marquee Village. Coupled with Trinity Hill wine and premium beer, this package sold out quickly last year!

Your package includes:

  • Three-course flame grilled showcase served by BBQ Gourmet’s Raymond van Rijk
  • A beverage package including beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks (cash bar for spirits)*
  • Live entertainment
  • Easy access to TAB facilities

NB: Minimum of 10 people per marquee with a maximum of 14 before another marquee is required.

 *Terms and conditions apply.


Private Suites - $125 per person 

Hawke's Bay Racing boasts a number of fabulous private indoor lounges for you to host your guests this Christmas. The Kelt Lounges are perfect for a group of 40 - 100 people. 

Your package includes:

  • Christmas-themed buffet meal served by Vertigo Catering
  • Private TAB facilities and Trackside TV
  • A beverage package including beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages

 *Terms and conditions apply.


Bookings Contact:

Greg Howie


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