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Ellerslie is the home of the Auckland Racing Club and is New Zealand’s premier racecourse. As the showplace of the thoroughbred industry, Ellerslie hosts 24 racemeetings a year. The course has a world renowned reputation for the beauty of its grounds, gardens and trees as well as its famous steeplechase track. First-class facilities combined with outstanding cuisine and service provide the ultimate in raceday hospitality and double as an outstanding Event Centre and function venue on non-racedays.
Membership: Annual subscription $215. Includes:
Entry to the racecourse and member’s enclosure (Ascot Grandstand)
Member’s car park pass
Reciprocal privileges with a number of national and international Racing Clubs
Auckland Cup Week
Spread over two Saturdays in March, New Zealand's richest and biggest sporting event showcases the ultimate in thoroughbred racing, fashion and glamour.
Visit www.ellerslie.co.nz for more information!
Ellerslie Race course is the home of the Auckland Racing Club and the Pakuranga Hunt Club. The course has a world renowned reputation for the beauty of its grounds, gardens and trees as well as its famous steeplechase track. First class, award winning facilities in the modern Ellerslie Stand provide the ultimate in raceday amenities and double as an outstanding Event Centre on non-racedays.
80 Ascot Avenue
Auckland 105080 Ascot Avenue
What to wear: The dress code for the Ascot (Member’s) Grandstand is smart casual. On feature days a high standard of dress is expected. Fashion events and competitions are scheduled at Ellerslie throughout the summer racing calendar.
Hospitality: Ellerslie offers an extensive and varied range of corporate and public hospitality options, from reserved dining or grandstand boxes to marquees or private function rooms. To enquire about hospitality options on a particular raceday call 09 520 6329 or visit www.ellerslie.co.nz
Dining: There is also a wide range of café and casual dining options available in both the Ellerslie and Ascot Grandstands.
Ellerslie Event Centre: The recently refurbished Event Centre is available for hire all year round on non-racedays. There are 26 different rooms available that offer a unique and versatile setting for both small intimate gatherings to some of this country’s biggest indoor and outdoor events. The Event Centre also offers full catering, service and AV requirements.
Ellerslie Stand: The Newmarket Room (Ground Floor) and Pakuranga Hunt Lounge (2nd Floor) offer café style dining options and easy access to the main public seating and lawn areas. The Chairman’s Club (2nd Floor) provides a restaurant atmosphere with buffet style dining and spectacular views of the track. The Chairman’s Club is available on all Premier Racedays and selected non-feature racedays, by pre-booking only. Contact the Auckland Racing Club on 09-524-4069 for all enquiries regarding the Chairman’s Club.
Ascot Stand (Members Stand): The New Zealand Room on the 5th floor provides a spectacular, panoramic view of the entire racecourse with café style food and both indoor and outdoor casual seating. Piccolo’s Bar on the ground floor provides easy access to the Parade Ring and grandstand seating with casual café style dining including gourmet hamburgers. Access to the Ascot Stand may be purchased on raceday. Pricing varies between $10-$50 depending on the raceday classification.
For more information or to make a booking email [email protected].
|FASTEST TIMES AT ELLERSLIE|
|Sat 29 Feb 2020||Auckland RC||Iconic|
|Sat 7 Mar 2020||Auckland RC||Iconic|
|Sat 28 Mar 2020||Auckland RC||Feature|
|Sat 18 Apr 2020||Auckland RC||Premier 2|
|Sat 23 May 2020||Auckland RC||Feature|
|Sat 30 May 2020||Auckland RC||Feature|
|Mon 1 Jun 2020||Auckland RC||Feature|
Auckland Cup Week
Spread over three days in March, New Zealand's richest and biggest sporting event showcases the ultimate in thoroughbred racing, fashion and glamour.
Auckland Cup Week is where this nation's finest horses, jockeys and trainers compete for the biggest prizes in the country. Combined with fabulous fashions, exquisite hospitality options, all day entertainment and the legendary Birdcage Bash, its New Zealand's largest and most exclusive party!
Featuring the Telecom New Zealand Derby, as well as the iconic Stella Artois Auckland Cup, the National Fashions in the Field Final Mercedes Prix de Fashion and much more, this is an event not to be missed.
Visit www.aucklandcupweek.co.nz for more information!