SkyCity New Year's Day Races  - Friday 1 January 2021


Come be part of the roar of the crowd

If you want to add a little something special to your SkyCity New Year's Day experience, consider upgrading your GA ticket to Premium GA.

Ticket price:

  • $400 for up to 8 people (incl gst

  • Door sales available.  Visit Silks, Level 2 of the Ellerslie Stand to purchase.

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 8 guests in the comfort of an air conditioned room in the Ellerslie Stand.

From the moment the horses leave the stables, you’ll have endless opportunities to get up close to these amazing animals 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 New Year's 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 8 guests on Level 2 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 8 people, giving them access into the Premium General Admission Room and all general admission areas

Other information 

  • Tickets are purchased in tables of 8. If you have less than 8 people, the full cost still applies

  • Gates open at 10.30am, this hospitality option 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.  Entry may be refused if the dress code is not adhered to

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

  • Ellerslie encourages responsible drinking

  • Intoxicated persons will not be granted entry to Ellerslie Racecourse

  • We strongly encourage guests leave cars at home. Don’t drink and drive; use our preferred taxi supplier Auckland Co-op to get you to and from the event. They will drop you off at the main entrance and you can catch one from the same place for the journey home. Ring 09 300 3000 to book

*May be subject to change

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