Rising Foundation Raceday

Saturday 5 December 2020

Ticket price:

  • $1350  (incl gst) for 10 guests

  • $1950 (incl gst) for 10 guests including a 4 1/2 hour beverage package

Seeking a different option for your Christmas Party entertaining? This is just the ticket.

Your guests will enjoy the thriving 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.


Located right beside the track & on the prestigious Champagne Lawn, you’ll have every opportunity to enjoy the atmosphere and excitement of the races as the horses thunder right past.


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 the Newmarket Room.


Your Champagne Lawn site includes 10 guest passes, your own mini shade marquee and a delicious buffet meal complete with a complimentary drink on arrival & either access to a cash bar or an option to upgrade your booking to a 4.5hr beverage package


You’ll be left with nothing to do but relax & take comfort in the fact you’ve got everything covered for this year’s Christmas Party.

Package caters for 10 people and includes:
  • Your own reserved 3 x 3m mini shade marquee complete with clothed table & garden chairs

  • A beautifully-prepared gourmet buffet meal including hot items from the grill, salads, dessert, tea & coffee 

  • Complimentary drink on arrival for each guest

  • Access to a cash bar or the ability to upgrade your booking to a 4.5hr beverage package that includes beer, wine, sparkling wine & non-alcoholic beverages

  • Racecourse & Marquee Enclosure admission, race book & pen for you and nine guests

  • Entry into the official after-party in the Newmarket Room after the last race 

Please note: 

  • Champagne Lawn Marquee Enclosure 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 

  • Racecourse gates open at 1.00pm (general admission is free) – this hospitality option opens at 1.30pm*

  • Meal will be served at 4pm

  • A dress code applies to this area and failure to meet requirements may see entry refused

  • Prices include GST

* May be subject to change

Other information 

  • On-site parking is free

  • All bars close shortly after the last race, except the Newmarket Room & the Winning Post Bar. All guests on course are welcome to join the official on-site after party in the Newmarket Room until close (R18, dress code applies, intoxicated persons will not be permitted)

  • Entry to hospitality areas and the official on-site after party 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

Looking for the ultimate in marquee experiences? A limited number of premium, private marquee sites are available. Contact us for more information.


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