Taumarunui Racing Club Inc.

Winter Racing at it's best!. Taumarunui Racing Club's "one-off" Premier Race Meeting will be held on Saturday 31st July 2021.

Operating as usual

02/11/2021

Woweee what a race!!. Melbourne Cup 2021 Winner NZ's VERRY ELEEGANT. Barrier draw number 18 has never won the Melbourne Cup until today. What a thrill, congratulations to the connections Nick Bishara & Syndicate. Nick's Bishara's Verry Flash won our 2019 Taumarunui Gold Cup!!!

28/10/2021

REMINDER: AGM IS TOMORROW. SATURDAY 30th OCTOBER. 11am at the Taumarunui RSA. Members please make an effort to come along, so we can get a quorum!

21/09/2021

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

SATURDAY 30 OCTOBER 2021
11am

Upstairs Lounge, RSA
Marae St, Taumarunui

Any remits for consideration must be proposed by 2 members, in writing, and mailed to PO Box 142, Taumarunui, or emailed to [email protected] by Friday 8 October.

29/07/2021

Big thanks to Fiber Fresh for sponsoring the best presented horses for our Race day 31st July 2021.

29/07/2021

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RACE DAY UPDATE: Hi Members & Supporters. The first race will run at 12.20pm. If you are in the PUNTER'S CLUB you need to be in the Presidents Lounge no later than 12noon please. The weather forecast is still looking fairly good, lets hope there isn't too much precipitation between now and Saturday. Don't forget to register in your lounge for the Fashion in the Field, there are some great prizes up for grabs. Also, if you are not a financial member of the club we do take new Members on the day - this will allow you to enter the awesome on-course Members Promo, where there is a $2000 Travel Voucher up for grabs, plus other prizes. We are all looking forward to a great day of racing!. Take care on the roads if you are travelling to Rotorua. The fields are out and you can check out the Race Day Race Card here. http://rf247.nz/. Books will be available on the day.

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26/07/2021

PUNTER'S CLUB UPDATE. We have had a group of x7 pull out of the Punter's Club. So, these tickets are now up for sale......if you have been pondering coming along to the Races this Saturday, please PM Merryn Broderson if you would like to get in on this deal.

Photos from Taumarunui Racing Club Inc.'s post 25/07/2021

TROPHY SPONSORS FOR RACE WINNERS: Every year we get some wonderful support from local Taumarunui Businesses & Race Day supporters. Special thanks and mention to our trophy sponsors who continue to support our annual race day each year, we really appreciate your generosity:
* OWHANGO FARMS * McINALLY AUTO * TAUMARUNUI PLUMBING * NEW WORLD TAUMARUNUI * ROSS CURTIS JOINERY * PAPER PLUS TAUMARUNUI * TAUMARUNUI RSA * COUNTRY CARPET & FURNITURE *.

25/07/2021

THE WINNERS OF THE 2021 TAUMARUNUI RSA $50,000 TAUMARUNUI GOLD CUP will also receive a Winning Rug kindly sponsored by PAUL McGLADE and Lead kindly sponsored by LOAD N TIE. Thanks so much for your support.

Photos from Taumarunui Racing Club Inc.'s post 25/07/2021

FASHION IN THE FIELD SPONSORS:
Special thanks to the sponsors of this fun event, which is held on race day. Get your glad rags on and dress your best for a chance to win some great prizes next Saturday.
Thanks to CENTRAL SPARKIES TAUMARUNUI; TMP FASHIONS; HOMESPOT TAUMARUNUI; AWAWHITI CRESS KAKAHI; GRAEME FRIESWYK AGENGIES LTD.

Photos from Taumarunui Racing Club Inc.'s post 25/07/2021

ON-COURSE MEMBERS PROMO - WIN A $2000 TRAVEL VOUCHER!!
BIG THANKYOU TO OUR MEMBER'S PROMO SPONSORS FOR 2021:
Major sponsor Tony & Rona Buckley from BUSY BEES CLEANING SERVICES; 100% APPLIANCES TAUMARUNUI; HELLOWORLD TRAVEL; CENTRAL PARK MOTOR INN & ZEEBERS RESTAURANT;

23/07/2021

2021 RACE SPONSORS - Special thanks to the LINTON FAMILY for their sponsorship of a race this year. The Linton Family have sponsored a race this year in memory of Craig Linton, who passed away in 2019. Craig, along with his Family and Friends was an avid race-goer, Club Member and long-time supporter of our Taumarunui Race Meeting & friend to many of us. This will be a special day for all of Craigs Family and Friends. All the best of luck to you all, we will be thinking of you Craig. 🐎

22/07/2021

There is still room in the PUNTER'S CLUB for our Annual Gold Cup race day on Saturday 31st July at Rotorua. Send Merryn a message if you are keen. $95 per person, includes lunch, refreshments and teams betting. LAST DAY TO REGISTER IS TOMORROW, FRIDAY 23/7/21. SO, DON'T MISS OUT OK! :-)

22/07/2021

2021 RACE SPONSORS - Special thanks to Katie Walker and the Taumarunui Branch of PROPERTY BROKERS. A great addtion to our list of 2021 Race Sponsors. We really appreciate the support of our local sponsors. Congratulations, we hope your team enjoy some hospitality on race day & bring some spark and fun to the Rotorua racecourse. Looking forward to seeing you on July 31st! 🐎

22/07/2021

2021 RACE SPONSORS - Special thanks to Kevin Morris & RATAHAU FIREWOOD. A new Sponsor this year, thanks Kevin & Dezma. It's terrific to have your support & thanks for keeping us warm and the woodshed stocked each winter. Remember to call Kevin for some top quality firewood. Ph. 07 895 5936. 🔥🐎

22/07/2021

2021 RACE SPONSORS - Special thanks to NZ FARMERS LIVESTOCK & Alan Hiscox for sponsoring a race at our 2021 Race Meeting. We hear a big NZ Farmers Livestock crew from around the area will be in attendance on Race Day. Thanks to coming on board guys, lets hope the Gee Gee's do the job right on Saturday week. See you all on the big day! 🐎

22/07/2021

2021 RACE SPONSORS - Special thanks to The Donaldson Family for supporting our 2021 Race Meeting. It's great to see the Donaldson's keeping tradition going. Thanks to Alan and Catherine Donaldson and PUKE-NUI ANGUS, Lynley & Paul Fife from LINE & DESIGN & GD CONTRACTING (Gordon Donaldson). It is wonderful to see you continue to support the Club. We hope you enjoy a great day at the races on July 31st at Rotorua. 🐎

22/07/2021

2021 RACE SPONSORS - Special thanks to Darrin and Sandra Woods of Woods Contracting, for sponsoring a couple of races at this years Race Meeting. It's fantastic to have you guys back on-board this year. We look forward to seeing you and your team of race goers on the 31st! 🐎

22/07/2021

Big Shout Out to the Taumarunui & Districts RSA Club for sponsoring this years prestigious $50,000 TAUMARUNUI GOLD CUP. In 1963, the Club minuted that the main Taumarunui Cup Race was to be referred to as the Taumarunui Gold Cup. This has been the case for 58 years (minus one year due to Covid 2020), the winner of the Race keeps the Gold Cup each year. Thanks to the RSA for their wonderful support.

22/07/2021

We have some fantastic sponsorship for this year's races at Rotorua - thanks to these businesses. Make sure you join as a financial member to have a chance at winning a $2000 TRAVEL VOUCHER in the on-course Member's promo. email: [email protected]

20/07/2021

FASHION IN THE FIELD INFO....great prizes for those who dress up this race day!! Big thankyou to our sponsors of this competition 🙂

18/07/2021

FASHION IN THE FIELD INFO....great prizes for those who dress up this race day!! Big thankyou to our sponsors of this competition 🙂

Photos from Taumarunui Racing Club Inc.'s post 17/07/2021

We are on the countdown until Taumarunui Gold Cup race day. Saturday 31st July at Rotorua. Join us at Awara Park Racecourse for a fab day at the races. PM Merryn if you want Punter's Club tickets, we are starting to fill up all the lounges now - it's going to be a cracker!

15/07/2021

There is still room in the PUNTER'S CLUB for our Annual Gold Cup race day on Saturday 31st July at Rotorua. Send Merryn a message if you are keen. $95 per person, includes lunch, refreshments and teams betting.

05/07/2021

Can't wait to see everyone's outfits....

Pull out your fascinators and put a feather in your caps. It's time for the Taumarunui Annual Race Day. Steampunks have been invited to attend dressed to the nines to support the Taumarunui Racing Club in a day of races, fashion and betting.

Steampunks are encouraged to enter the Fashion In The Fields for a chance to win and of course, show off your best race day look. Send us your favourite pictures from the day or share them on Steampunk Social NZ.

27/06/2021

Enter our Fashion in the Field event! Mens, Womens and childrens categories.
Thanks to the continued support from our sponsors!

Womens winner gets a $100 voucher from TMP Fashions

Mens winner gets a $100 cash prize from Central Sparkies

Children, warehouse vouchers donated by Awawhiti Cress Taumarunui
All welcome to enter on the day.
A great opportunity to get really glammed up! Come and join the fun!

Spot prizes as well! Donated by HOMESPOT Taumarunui

Contact Kay on 0211160789 🙂

20/05/2021

NZR Hall Of Fame% Mufhasa

16/05/2021

We are on the countdown now. If you haven't paid your sub - please do so. Want to join the Punters Club?? - contact Merryn, Corporate Tables are also available - please get in touch with Secretary Julie. Don't forget to book Accomodation early.

27/04/2021

ACCOMMODATION UPDATE: The Copthorne Hotel will offer any Racing Club Members the following deal. Single occupancy $150 per night with breakfast; or Double occupancy $188, with breakfast. Book via [email protected]

18/04/2021

Start sorting out your friends & family and get your groups together for Race Day. The Punter's Club is great fun and we provide you with a fun filled race day experience.

18/04/2021

It's going to be all go for Race Day this year!. Lock in Saturday 31st July 2021. Here is the Member's mailout that you should have received by now, with your subscription notices. The Punter's Club will run again, there will be Fashion in the Field, Corporate Tables, a $2000 Travel Voucher up for grabs in the Member's on-course promotion, Second chance draws, Kids Entertainment, & the presitigious $50,000 Taumarunui Gold Cup.

18/04/2021

2021 RACE DAY IS SET FOR SATURDAY 31st JULY @ ARAWA PARK RACECOURSE, ROTORUA - See you there.

Photos from NZ Horse Ambulance Trust's post 16/11/2020

To those of us who are involved with thoroughbred racing, this Horse Ambulance is vital to the well being of injured or sick horses. Keep an eye out around the country! Awapuni need this returned asap.

Our Story

The Taumarunui Racing Club Incorporated was formed in 1906 – over 100 years ago.

Our club holds a premier race on the last Saturday in July each year and we organise all the features which contribute to a fun day, great comaradery and everything you would expect to be associated with the event.

Taumarunui Racing Club leases Arawa Park Racecourse from the Rotorua Racing Club each year. Our executive work closely with their General Manager, Committee and Staff to bring to you our Annual Premier Taumarunui Gold Cup race day. We greatly appreciate the support and contribution the Rotorua Racing Club provide – a lot of hard work goes into staging our Race Day!

Category

General Manager

CLUB PRESIDENT:TONY BUCKLEY VICE PRESIDENT:ERNIE WENN TREASURER:ANGELA FERGUSON PATRON: LESLEY COTTER COMMITTEE: MERRYN

Attire

Dressy

Services

Catering Groups Outdoor Walkins

Specialties

Coffee Drinks Lunch

Price Range

££

Products

Race Betting, Food & Beverages

Address


PO Box 142
Taumarunui
3946

Opening Hours

11am - 4:30pm

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