SkyCity Boxing Day Races - 26 December 2021

Infield Mini Marquee Enclosure

Right in the action

Marquee price:

$590 for 10 guests

Club member discounts apply

Make your SkyCity Boxing Day preparations a breeze by booking your very own mini marquee in the infield (centre of the race track).

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, plus access to a cash bar & betting facilities reserved for the exclusive use of Infield Mini Marquee Enclosure guests.


You’ll be left with nothing to do but relax & take comfort in the fact you’ve got everything covered for the SkyCity Boxing Day races.


Please note that limited marquee sites are available and they sell out in advance of the event.

Remember, there is no BYO beverage allowed, but you can bring your own food or purchase in the Infield or other areas of the course. 

Package includes:
  • 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 Infield Mini Marquee Enclosure, racebook for each of you and nine guests

  • Easy access to, and exclusive use of a cash bar located within the Infield Mini Marquee enclosure

Please note: 

  • The Infield Mini Marquee Enclosure can only be accessed via the infield gates

  • The Infield Mini Marquee Enclosure opens at the same time as main gates open – 11.00am*

  • 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 as entry can be refused if it is not adhered to. You can view our dress code here

  • 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 Mini Marquee Enclosure will be restricted to Mini Marquee guests only, who will be given a wristband on arrival. A maximum of 10 wristbands will be allocated per mini 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 Infield Mini Marquee ticket also allows you access into the Infield Family Zone and the general admission areas on the grandstand side of the course (which includes the Fashions in the Field precinct)

* 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