Feel the change in the air as we revel in Autumn’s mild weather.
It's the perfect time to take to the outdoors and enjoy a day trackside.
Bring the whole family and let them enjoy a day out with free general admission and FREE kids entertainment.
Spend the day in one of our public rooms in the Ellerslie Stand, or outside on the public lawn and enjoy easy access to bars, grandstand seating and betting facilities.
11.30 am - Gate open
12.20 pm - First race
4.35 pm - Last race
* Please note timings are subject to change
Free Children's Entertainment
We've got some of the entertainment sorted with free children's entertainment available throughout the day.
Free access into our stables (within the public viewing pathways). Children under the age of 15 years get free general admission into the racecourse - no ticket required.
You can bring along a picnic lunch with unopened, non-alcoholic beverages to enjoy in the GA areas on course.
You're able to bring your own picnic food & unopened, non-alcoholic beverages into outdoor 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 is in place in all hospitality areas and certain other areas including the Ascot Stand.
Tickets are non-refundable
Ellerslie encourages 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
There is free parking on course however as there is a car fair on Sunday 31 March in the Southern Motorway Carpark, any cars left overnight in that area will be towed
Whilst cash and eftpos are available, we recommend you bring cash to help keep queue times down at bars and totes
Event terms & conditions apply