Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup Day - Saturday 12 March 2022

Marquee Village on Barrett

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Marquee price:

$1550 for 10 guests

Club member discounts apply

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Make your Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup Day® preparations a breeze by booking your very own mini marquee.

Your group will enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of this shared precinct where they can choose to base themselves from your reserved site, or mix with other likeminded parties within the private enclosure.

Your site includes 10 guest passes, your own mini shade marquee complete with table & ten chairs, a buffet lunch complete with drink on arrival plus access to a cash bar & betting facilities reserved for the exclusive use of Marquee Village on Barrett guests, leaving you with no option but to relax & enjoy your evening at the races.

Immediately following the last race at Ellerslie, you’re invited to join in the fun with others from the day at the official after party in our Cuvée bar.

Package includes:
  • A beautifully-prepared gourmet buffet lunch

  • Drink on arrival, plus easy access and exclusive use of a cash bar featuring selected standard & premium still & sparkling wines, light & standard local & imported beers, cider & non-alcoholic beverages

  • Your own reserved 3 x 3m mini shade marquee set up for you in the infield, complete with table & 10 chairs

  • General admission plus entry into the Marquee Village on Barrett enclosure, racebook for each of you and nine guests

  • Entry into the official after-party in our exclusive Cuvée Bar after the last race at Ellerslie

Please note: 

  • Gates open at 11.00am and this precinct opens at 11.30am.

  • Marquees can only be purchased in increments of 10 people. If you have less than 10 people the full marquee cost still applies.

  • Access to the Marquee Village on Barrett enclosure will be restricted to Marquee Village on Barrett guests only, who will be given a wristband on arrival. A maximum of 10 wristbands will be allocated per marquee. Additional wristbands will be provided for children under 5 years who are free. Please reference in the booking note the number of children under 5 years who are attending.

  • Your Marquee Village on Barrett enclosure ticket also allows you access into the general admission areas

* May be subject to change

Other information ​​

  • On-site, overnight parking is free however we strongly encourage guests leave cars at home. Ellerslie Racecourse is located close to public transport networks including the Greenlane Train Station which is a 600m walk away

  • dress code is in place in all hospitality areas, plus 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

  • Tickets are non-refundable and include a 2.5% transaction fee.  A separate booking fee of $1.50 per ticket also applies upon purchase

  • We encourage responsible drinking. Intoxicated persons will not be granted entry into Ellerslie Racecourse and will be removed from the grounds

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

  • 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