Pukekohe Park is located in the picturesque surrounds of Pukekohe, 40 minutes south of Auckland City.
Pukekohe Park is one of two racetracks governed by Auckland Thoroughbred Racing and is the primary home of racing for the Club until Ellerslie reopens in early 2024.
With the racecourse set to play host to marquee racedays such as Melbourne Cup Day, Counties Cup Day, the Boxing Day Races and, for the first time, the New Year’s Day Races in the 2023/24 season, Pukekohe Park events are once again on the ‘must attend’ list.
An ideal day out for families, friends or an easy option for corporate hosting, racedays at Pukekohe Park really do offer something for all walks of life. With general admission free oncourse for the entirety of the 2023/24 season, we encourage you to join us and check it out for yourself.
Pukekohe Park is also an industry-leading thoroughbred training centre and the stabling area caters for over 190 horses with tie-ups, weighing scales and a sand roll available for use.
Yes, Pukekohe Park has plenty of free, unrestricted carparking.
Ellerslie Racecourse is currently undergoing a track renovation to install a StrathAyr track. The return to racing is expected in early 2024. To learn more about the project, please view our ‘Keeping Track’ series.
Pukekohe Park is an industry-leading thoroughbred training centre with a modern 15 metre wide all-weather sand training track with a dual lamp lighting system, three grass tracks, a plough track, cinders and a trotting ring. The stabling area caters for over 190 horses with tie-ups, weighing scales and a sand roll available for use. Barrier education is held on the No.2 grass track every Thursday using the Club’s 8 stall overhead Simtrack gates and course proper jump outs are held after most race meetings.
Thinking about training at our complex? Contact the office on 09 238 8049.
Pukekohe Park is one of two racecourses governed by Auckland Thoroughbred Racing Inc. If you’re interested in becoming a member to access exclusive benefits, please click here.
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