New Zealand Bloodstock Karaka Million - Saturday 22 January 2022

Marquee Village on Barrett

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Marquee price:

$590 for 10 guests

Club member discounts apply

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Make your New Zealand Bloodstock Karaka Million 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, 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:
  • Your own reserved 3 x 3m mini shade marquee set up for you on the Barrett Lawn, complete with table & 10 chairs

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

  • Easy access to, and exclusive use of, a cash bar located within the Marquee Village on Barrett 

  • Ability to bring your own picnic food.  Alternatively, you can purchase food from general admission outlets on course however please note that these are a walk away and not in close proximity to the marquee village

Please note: 

  • Barrett Marquee packages are designed to host 10 guests. If you wish to bring less than 10 guests, the full price still applies. Additional marquees can be purchased to accommodate larger groups however we are unable to guarantee that all tables within the group will have clear sight lines of the track

  • 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 go 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

  • This precinct is located past the Champagne Lawn at the Ascot Hospital end of the racecourse

* 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 except under circumstances outlined in the Terms & Conditions 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

  • Ellerslie Racecourse is operating as a “vaccination required venue” while Auckland operates under the COVID-19 Protection Framework ("traffic light" system), or similar. As a result, racegoers will be required to present a valid COVID-19 Vaccine Pass along with a suitable form of photographic identification in order to be able to enter the racecourse. Children under the age of 12 years and three months, as well as those who present a valid medical exemption from [the approved COVID-19] vaccine(s)" as issued by New Zealand's Ministry of Health in conjunction with a matching and legal and valid form of photographic identification, are not required to show a valid My Vaccine Pass in order to obtain entry into our site(s). Click here to read more about the conditions of entry relating to COVID-19 and click here to see how the venue operates under the Orange setting.