Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup Day - Saturday 12 March 2022

Premium General Admission

Be part of the roar of the crowd.

Ticket price:


$500 for table of up to 10 people OR Limited Release: $450

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Our general admission areas provide a relaxed, laidback way for eventgoers to enjoy their day and offer excellent viewing opportunities of the racetrack and associated areas AND this option gives you the bonus of your own reserved table for up to 10 guests in the comfort of an air conditioned room in the Ellerslie Stand.

From the stables to the Parade Ring, the Birdcage and the track... you’ll have endless opportunities to get up close to the gorgeous horses in our general admission areas.

With our Premium GA option, you can also enjoy the races from your own reserved, indoor table in a room boasting great views of the track whilst still having the flexibility to head downstairs and hear the thunder of the track from the open space of public lawns which neighbour the home straight.


With easy access to everything you need while oncourse for Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup Day, it's a fantastic option for families and friends alike who want to do the races their way!

Package includes:

  • Reserved table for up to 10 guests on Level 3 of the Ellerslie Stand

  • Comfort of an air conditioned room with uninterrupted views of the racecourse and access to the covered grandstand

  • Easy access to food, cash bars and bathroom facilities

  • Racecourse general admission for 10 people, giving them access into the Premium General Admission Room and all general admission areas

  • Racebooks

  • Entry to afterparty

Optional add-on:

Premium GA Platters for 10

  • Antipasto, $155 

Prosciutto, assorted salami, artichoke hearts, feta, balsamic onions, roasted bell peppers, dips and a selection of fresh bread

  • Asian, $230

Grilled chicken satay, bang bang prawns with chilli dip, vegetable spring rolls, pork dumplings, tofu bao and black bean South Island salmon

  • New Zealand Cheese, $290

Kikorangi blue, aged cheddar, Puhoi brie, creamy havarti, cranberry and hazelnut crisps, water crackers and dried fruit

Note: Must be pre-purchased - platters won’t be available to purchase on the day

Other information ​

  • Gates and general admission areas open at 11.00am, access into Level 3 of the Ellerslie Stand opens at 11.30am*

  • While there is no dress code in this area, if you plan on going to other areas on course you might need to check if one applies there.  While we hate turning people away, entry may be refused if the dress code is not adhered to

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

  • 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 are a fully-licensed venue and BYO alcohol is not permitted. We encourage responsible drinking with intoxicated persons not being granted entry into, or tolerated within, our grounds 

  • 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