Become a Sponsor

Sponsorship Benefits and Advantages at the Event (on-course)

Hospitality packages can be catered to suit your individual business needs and budgets.

  • Naming rights to the race or raceday
  • Temporary signage located in the parade ring at the event
  • Advertise in the official racebook
  • Advertising and logo presence on our outdoor big screen
  • 4 tickets to Committee Room (VIP room) & Luncheon
  • Admission tickets and complimentary racebooks
  • Presentation and celebration in the “Winners Circle” with winning connections
  • Pre-race drinks in a specified room or area
Additional Possible Benefits

  • Permanent signage around the racecourse
  • Opportunity to entertain staff/clients
  • Presentation of Dress Rug
  • Advertising Banner on Club website
Beyond the Event(National coverage)Sponsorship Benefits and Advantage

  • Trackside TV & TAB TV –Trackside TV has 259,000 viewers (at least monthly)
  • Newspapers
  • Race lists in 700+ TAB outlets nationally
  • Turf Digest & Best Bets
  • Internet sites e.g. gallopsouth.co.nz tab.co.nz, nzracing.co.nz, theraces.co.nz 
  • Radio and TV coverage of the race

Racing–a bedrock of New Zealand’s economy

  • A total of 52,732 people are actively engaged in racing when you include casual staff, part-time workers and volunteers.That is 1.2% of the entire population.
  • The largest economic contribution racing makes in wages and salaries–more than $768 million is paid every year to employees in racing.
  • Almost one million New Zealanders attended race meetings in 2010/11, spending $71 million on betting, food & drink, transport & accommodation
  • For every $1 spent by an attendee at the races, a further $0.39 cents is spent in the community on retail items, transport an entertainment. (Independent customer research)
  • Nearly 18,000 people have an ownership interest in a thoroughbred race horse in New Zealand.