2018 AUCKLAND CUP WEEK - 3 & 10 MARCH
Vodafone Derby Day, Saturday 3 March
The opening day of the Ellerslie carnival is highlighted by New Zealand’s richest Group I race, the $1 million Vodafone Derby for three-year-olds.
Derby Day provides a spectacular day of entertainment and hospitality, stunning fashion and family entertainment, along with a top class racing programme.
The Derby, arguably the most prized race in New Zealand, is supported by three other group races.
Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup Day, Saturday 10 March
A day to celebrate the iconic 3200m Auckland Cup and a spectacular racing programme.
In addition to the Auckland Cup, the racing menu includes the Group I Bonecrusher New Zealand Stakes, for the leading weight-for-age performers, while the country’s leading two-year-olds clash in the Group I Sistema Stakes.
More information on these fabulous days can be found at www.ellerslie.co.nz