Expect to see New Zealand's racing and society royalty out in force as they toast the beginning of 2015 with a high class day at the races. Arguably the best day’s horse racing in the country, of the 10 races, an impressive six carry black-type status.
Group I $200,000 Sistema Railway Stakes
Group II $100,000 The Sound Great Northern Guineas
Group II $100,000 New Zealand Bloodstock Royal Stakes
Group II $100,000 Rich Hill Mile
Group III $200,000 Scot Thrust City of Auckland Cup
Group III $70,000 Barneswood Farm Eclipse Stakes
Kids will be kept busy between races with free children’s entertainment that includes the Tip Top Popsicle Planet, New Zealand Herald Giant Games and Ellerslie Swingball Park.
Gates open at 11.00am. All bars close shortly after the last race, except Cuvee and the Winning Post.
All guests on course are welcome to join in the fun with our resident DJ,NZDJ's Kieran Bell, in Cuvee until 9.30pm.
Come to the New Year's Day races - the best day's horse racing in the country!
For more details visit http://www.ellerslie.co.nz/