Awards Raceday

Saturday 5 June 2021

Mark this raceday in the calendar as it's the day the annual Ellerslie Awards will be announced - our celebration of some of the best performances seen oncourse this season. 


The Ellerslie Awards consist of the below categories:

  • Apprentice Jockey of the Year

  • Jockey of the Year

  • Trainer of the Year 

  • Horse of the Year

  • Outstanding Performance of the Year, as voted for by ARC Club members & our social media followers

Follow us on Facebook to have your say on who should take out the 'Outstanding Performance of Year' award.  

Race timings*

12.10 pm - First race 

4.30 pm - Last race

* Timings are approximate and subject to change 

Event information

  • You're able to bring your own picnic food & unopened, non-alcoholic beverages into outdoor general admission (public) areas on course & can purchase alcoholic beverages from bars on site. There are a number of food outlets on site too

  • Children under 15 years get free general admission 

  • Tickets are non-refundable

  • A dress code is in place in all hospitality areas and certain other areas including the Ascot Stand. While we hate turning people away, the dress code will be enforced as required and entry will be refused if it is not adhered to. Please ensure anyone you are purchasing tickets for is aware of this

  • We are a fully-licensed venue and BYO alcohol is not permitted

  • We encourage responsible drinking

  • Intoxicated persons will not be granted entry into Ellerslie Racecourse

  • We strongly encourage you to taxi to the track and leave your car at home. Don’t drink and drive, use our preferred taxi supplier Auckland Co-op Taxi who will drop off / pick up at the main entrance. Ring 09 300 3000 to book

  • Ellerslie Racecourse is located close to public transport networks including the Greenlane Train Station which is a 600m walk away

  • Free car-parking is available on course on a first-in, first-served basis. Any cars left overnight in the Southern Motorway carpark will be towed as there is a car fair taking place the following day (Sunday)

  • Promotional photographs, social media content & film footage will be taken at this event. By entering the racecourse, event-goers consent to use of their image by the Club & New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing for promotional purposes

  • Event terms & conditions apply