Saturday 12 September 2020

Free general admission

Ellerslie Awards (2019/20) Raceday

Enjoy a casual day the races and help us celebrate the winners of the Ellerslie Awards for the 2019/20 season at Ellerslie. 

One of Auckland's many free weekend events, this raceday is a great opportunity to gather a group & spend a day out enjoying each other's company. 


Get up close to the horses as they thunder down our track, enjoy a picnic on our public lawn, take advantage of the free children's entertainment & enjoy this relaxed day at the races. 

Free general admission

Rooms & spaces for private functions are available

Event Schedule*

11.30am - Gates open

12.50pm - First race (approx)

5.00pm - Last race (approx)

* Please note timings are subject to change

Ellerslie Awards Day at Ellerslie Raceco

Ellerslie Awards (2019/20 season)

Outstanding Performance of the Year Award (people's choice vote)

** Voting details coming soon! ** 

The Ellerslie Awards function, along with the unveil of this year's Vodafone New Zealand Derby winner's painting, will be taking place in the Takanini Room for Club members and guests.

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

  • Ellerslie Racecourse is a fully-licensed venue and BYO alcohol is not permitted

  • A dress code applies in the Ascot Stand & possibly some other hospitality areas

  • General admission is free; Ascot Stand tickets & private function rooms & spaces are also available

  • Tickets are non-refundable

  • 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

  • There is free parking on course however as there is a car fair on Sunday in the Southern Motorway Carpark, any cars left overnight in that area will be towed

  • 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

If you're bringing the younger family members to this event, we've got their day sorted.

Free general admission will get you access to our bouncy castle and swingball sets.

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