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09 Jan 2014We invite you to take a racing holiday by joining us at Te Kupenga for the Wairoa Racing Club Annual two-day

racemeeting to be held on Thursday 20th

go fishing or just relax at this “sunshine spot” on the idyllic East Coast of the North Island?

With traditionally smaller and less competitive fields than at other venues, Wairoa is just the place to grab a piece of

well-earned stake money. The programme predominantly allows for the lower grade of horse but all at competitive

stake money, with minimum stakes of $8,000 across the racemeeting. The feature event of the racemeeting the time-
honoured Affco New Zealand Limited Wairoa Cup will be run for a stake of $20,000.

The Programme for the 2 days is as follows:

Open 1850m $15,000 Open 2100m $20,000

R65 1850m $8,000 R65 2100m $8,000

R65 1450m $8,000 R65 1450m $8,000

R65 1200m $8,000 R65 1200m $8,000

Mdn 1850m $8,000 Maiden 2100m $8,000

Mdn 1450m $8,000 Maiden 1450m $8,000

Mdn 1200m $8,000 Maiden 1300m $8,000

Mdn 1050m $8,000 Mdn 1150m $8,000

Entries for the first day close with Monday 17 February 2014 and for the second day on Tuesday 18 February 2014.

Wairoa Racing Club is delighted to be able to offer travelling allowances for all horses that start on both days of the

racemeeting, providing their stakes earnings are less than $1,600.00. Subsidies are from the Auckland/North Auckland

region $320.00, Waikato/Thames Valley $280.00, Bay Of Plenty and Taranaki $280.00, Wanganui and Wellington

regions $260.00 Manawatu/Horowhenua/Wairarapa $240.00, Woodville and Taupo $200.00, Hawke's Bay and

Gisborne $100.00. For anyone looking to bring a truckload, we are happy to negotiate an attractive subsidy and those

wishing to do so should contact the President Paul Toothill on 027 2711027.

The track is well-watered and looking in pristine condition, with a good sole of grass. Watering will be maintained as

required right up to raceday so a great racing surface is expected.

There is an array of accommodation to choose from in Wairoa and early bookings are recommended. The choice of

hotels and motels in order of quality of accommodation includes the Vista Motor Lodge and Restaurant, phone (0800)

284 782 or (06) 838 8279, the Three Oaks Motel, phone (06) 838 8204, the Ferry Hotel & Motel (06) 838 8229, the

Clyde Hotel (06) 838 7139 and the Riverside Motor Camp (06) 838 6301. For those wanting to really enjoy the park-like

surroundings of Te Kupenga racecourse, there are camping and caravan sites available and the Wairoa Racing Club

have access to a limited number of caravans at a cost of $250.00 for the duration of your stay. Whether staying on

course or not, breakfast and dinners are available daily at a minimal cost from the on-course cafeteria.


 and Sunday 23rd


 of February 2014. Why not take the opportunity to play golf,


 February Sunday 23rd








The Wairoa Racing Club is famous for hosting visitors to the East Coast Township and you can be sure to be well

entertained between racedays with a fishing excursion or get along to the Racing Club’s Golf Day on Friday 21st

February (Golf course is right alongside the racecourse). Or maybe you want to trek half an hour north and spend some

time between the races at Mahia, which is without doubt one of NZ’s most beautiful beaches. Whatever your plans are

make sure you are back at the racecourse on the evening of Saturday 22nd

BBQ followed by a Calcutta on the Wairoa Cup at the Wairoa Club. This fun night of entertainment is open to everyone

so make sure you bring your Owners and Staff – the more the merrier!

 February at 5.45pm for a complimentary

So – what more excuse do you need?? See you in Wairoa!!

For further information please contact the Club President Paul Toothill on 027 2711027