Upcoming Events at Ruakaka Racing

Event date: 19/12/2017 11:30 AM

Christmas at the Races - Tuesday December 19 - First race just after 1.30pm

Christmas at the Races - Tuesday December 19 - First race just after 1.30pm

Big screen from Monstavision provides great views of the racing with additional entertainment of the Fashions in the Field with DJ Jono Reeves.

Begin your end of year wind down ... 

Enjoy an afternoon of thoroughbred racing with an end of year celebration. A centrally located “big TV screen” will bring you all the racing action plus much more on the day. You will recognise Santa’s Picks by the jockey with traditional “red Santa’s cap”. Follow Santa’s pick with a bet – just ask at the betting window for a Christmas Cracker with Santa's Pick. Watch the big screen and listen to MC Andre Neil for all the details

Join in or watch the Steve Haywood Master Jewellers Fashion in the Field heats with many great prizes. The winner receives a $1,500 voucher to spend at Steve Haywood Master Jeweller in Whangarei, plus free entry to the national competition at Ellerslie next March. 

Music and MC by DJ Jono Reeves of Going Bananas in the undercover area of the grandstand.

Free Whangarei Bus Service picks up at these points and times. If you have a group best to contact the office to book in Phone: 09 432 7249

Kamo Club 12; Kamo Hotel 12.05; Kensington Tavern 12.15; Rose St terminal 12.25; and Judge House of Ale 12.30 pm.

Functions - sold out - Surfbreak Lounge open to public


For general admission there is free entry with undercover bench seating in the grandstand or take advantage of the lawn that provides an amphitheatre for great viewing of the races. If you prefer indoors then the Surfbreak Lounge has it all - bar, food, table settings, lots of TVs and betting facilities.

 Organise your group and find a spot. No byo of alcohol but easy access to the bar in the Surfbreak Lounge for reasonably priced drinks and A’Fare Catering provide great options on the day.

Make it easy and pre-order a platter to pick up on the day, ideal for 6-8 at $35 per platter. Contact the Office to pre-order. The A'Fare Catering managed Bayview Cafe has take-aways or cafe dining options.

Beachside Bar - Sold Out


Santa's Marquee Village - Sold Out

Corona Courtyard Marquee - Sold out


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