One of our final salutes to the elite Group athletes for the New Zealand racing season.
This raceday celebrates the 147th running of the Group II $100,000 Manco Easter Handicap which is recognised as being one of the premier miles on New Zealand's racing calendar.
FREE general admission
Rooms & spaces for private functions are available
Manco Easter Handicap
Trelawney Stud Championship Stakes
Staphanos by Deep Impact Champagne Stakes
Children are sorted for fun with free use of our bouncy castle and swingball sets.
You can bring a picnic lunch (no BYO alcohol) to enjoy in outdoor, public areas oncourse, or just purchase food and drinks on-site.
Between races, take a walk around the public pathways in our stables and wish our equine athletes the best of luck.
Manco Easter Handicap Day at Ellerslie is proudly supported by:
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
Tickets are non-refundable
A dress code is in place in all hospitality areas and certain other areas including the Ascot Stand
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