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Counties Cup Day

20/11/2021 11:30am to 4:00pm


CANCELLATION OF RACEDAY AT PUKEKOHE PARK | Raceday shifting to Waikato’s Te Rapa Racecourse

This decision has been made in keeping with current Government regulations around the COVID-19 pandemic and its implications on both large social gatherings and border restrictions which will remain in effect on the scheduled event date of 20 November 2021.


Our hospitality team is in the process of contacting primary ticket purchasers with regards to refunds.

Pukekohe's big day out at the races returns in 2021.

Go on, treat yourself, your friends and your family and come experience the fun of an epic's day's racing, fashion, free children's and local entertainment.

Ticketing & hospitality

General admission is free.

Fashion in the Field

Free competition entry

Join us for our Fashion in the Field competition where our Supreme Winner will go on to represent Counties in the national racewear final, The Ned Prix de Fashion, which is set to be held down the road at Ellerslie on Vodafone Derby Day (5 March 2022).

Categories are:

  • Supreme Winner
  • Menswear
  • Classic Women's Racewear
  • Best Headwear
  • Fun & Flirtatious
  • Local Lady

Register on the day between 11.30am - 1.00pm.

More information coming soon...

Hospitality packages

The Oaks Lounge

$190pp | $1800 table of 10

For our true racing enthusiasts, enjoy the best hospitality on offer in The Oaks Lounge, located in the Members' Grandstand.

Reserve your place for Pukekohe’s premier day of racing and enjoy visits from industry insiders to maximise your best bet for the day.

Package includes:

  • A reserved seat in The Oaks Lounge with elevated views of the track & winning post
  • All-inclusive beverage package from our selected range
  • Canapés served to your reserved table on arrival
  • Gourmet buffet luncheon incorporating local ingredients
  • Table-served dessert and afternoon tea
  • Tea & coffee


  • Personal visit from racing industry "insiders"
  • In-room access to betting and bar facilities
  • Racebook and pen
  • In-room MC
  • Access to all other non-ticketed areas on course, including the Fashions in the Field viewing quarter

This package is R18 and no BYO alcohol is permitted. Hours of beverage package subject to change. Host responsibility conditions apply.

Mini Marquees

$1500 for a marquee of 10 (additional charges apply for a maximum of four extra guests)

Enjoy all the racing action and entertainment in a great village atmosphere all from your own exclusive mini marquee.

The marquee seats 10 guests with an additional bar learner out front, meaning a total of 14 guests could be accommodated.

Package includes:

  • 10 guest passes into your own trackside mini marquee in the Racing Village (an additional four passes can be bought for $150 each)
  • Drink on arrival from our selection
  • Gourmet buffet lunch served al fresco style
  • Dessert and afternoon tea platters served to your mini marquee
  • Racebooks and pens
  • Premium trackside position right next to the home straight
  • Access to betting and bar facilities
  • Live music & entertainment throughout the day from within the Racing Village

Please note: This area is part of the Racing Village which is strictly R18. Security checks will be in place. No BYO alcohol is permitted

Marquees to cater for larger groups are available upon request - please email us at to enquire.

Gordon's Pink Gin Party

$60-$120pp | Rates available for groups of 10

Pukekohe's finest Summer party is back.

If you are looking for "party central" on Cup Day with great music, beverages and more - this is the spot for you!

General admission incl. Family Zone


Pack a picnic lunch* to enjoy on the spacious grass lawns and enjoy Pukekohe's ultimate day out with all your family and friends.

The Family Zone offers:

  • Bouncy Castles
  • Face painting and more (in front of the Public Grandstand)

The Public Lawn offers:

  • Live music
  • Eftpos / cash bar
  • Betting facilities
  • Food (café-style and from a food truck) available to be purchased

* No BYO alcohol is permitted anywhere on course


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