Irish Raceday - Saturday 29 May

Ascot Stand

A view from above

Ticket price:

$20pp

Club members complimentary

Ascot Stand Ellerslie Races Members Stan
Ascot Stand Ellerslie Races Members Stan

Part-reserved for the exclusive use of Auckland Racing Club members, you’re invited to come & enjoy select rooms & spaces within this grandstand.

There are a few options in this stand to suit all number of groups and it’s your decision as to where you’d like to base yourself.

Rub shoulders with racing fans & enjoy sweeping views of the course from the top floor, or gather your group & head to the ground floor Winning Post Bar - a fun, social environment where you’ll be immersed in the buzzing atmosphere of the neighbouring birdcage and track.

The Ascot Stand has food & beverage available for purchase & tickets provide the bearer with access to indoor & outdoor unreserved seating on both the top and ground floors.

Television screens broadcasting the day's racing, along with views of the outdoor super screen, complement the day's sporting competition.

This is a great option for anyone wanting to be in the hub of the action, but seeking flexibility as to where they can spend their day.

An Ascot Stand ticket also gives you access into all general admission areas on course.

Other information 

  • On-site, overnight parking is free

  • All bars close shortly after the last race except the Newmarket Room (ground floor, Ellerslie Stand), home of the Irish Party, which all racegoers aged 18yr+ are welcome to come into (intoxicated people will not be permitted or tolerated)

  • dress code is in place in all hospitality areas and 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

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

  • There is no set dress code in this area however a minimum of a smart casual standard is encouraged with most people in raceday attire (chinos, shirts, dresses etc) 

  • We encourage responsible drinking

  • Intoxicated persons will not be granted entry into Ellerslie Racecourse and will be removed from the grounds

  • 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

  • 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