Racing & fashion go hand-in-hand, offering you one of the best opportunities to get dressed up and make the most of an occasion like no other.
A dress code applies to certain areas on course & entry may be refused if this is not adhered to. Please remember it’s your responsibility to ensure both your attire and that of your guests meets the required standards.
Please feel free to dress up should you wish to, no matter where you choose to spend your day on course.
General Admission: No dress code applies
Hospitality precincts & the Fulton Lounge: Smart casual
No shorts, singlets, jandals or collarless shirts will be accepted in these spaces.
Traditionally guests into these areas have dressed smartly for the occasion & this tradition continues to current day, especially so on our major racedays where suits, ties & headpieces are most common but not required.
Whilst we warmly encourage you to dress up when joining us at the races, there is no specific dress code in general admission areas at Ellerslie Racecourse. All clothing should be tidy and presentable however.
Please take note of the after-race activity dress code guidelines if you are attending a raceday that allows general admission ticketholders access into these areas and intend on joining in.
Please also check the relevant dress code for any other precincts you may have tickets for and ensure you are dressed to meet their requirements.
Most people will be in raceday attire, i.e. suits and dresses (with headpieces on major days), and a high standard of dress is encouraged in this stand.
Strictly no shorts, singlets, jandals or collarless shirts will be accepted in any area of this stand.
No jeans or denim are permitted on Level 2 of this stand & it is discouraged elsewhere in this stand, particularly on premier days.
Traditionally guests into this stand have dressed smartly for the occasion & this tradition continues to current day, especially so on our major racedays where suits, ties & headpieces are most common. A smart casual dress code is more regularly adopted on other racedays.
If you are staying on course after the last race to continue the fun and your ticket allows you access into these areas, you must be suitably attired to ensure you can be admitted to any post race activity.
Strictly no jeans, denim, singlets, jandals, sneakers, sports shoes or collarless shirts such as t-shirts or anything else that does not meet requirements for the space the afterparty is hosted within.
Smart dress shorts (not casual shorts) with a collared, short or long-sleeve shirt (for men) may be worn.
Most people will be in raceday attire, i.e. pants & shirts, suits and dresses (with headpieces on major days), and a smart standard of dress is encouraged.
Strictly no jeans, denim, singlets, jandals, sneakers, sports shoes or collarless shirts such as t-shirts.
Smart dress shorts with a collared, short or long-sleeve shirt (for men) may be worn with the expection of Cuvée.
Note that most people will be in raceday attire (i.e. pants & shirt / suit & tie / dresses & headpieces), and a smart standard of dress is expected in this area.
We suggest guests rise to the occasion and take advantage of the opportunity a day at the races presents whereby it’s completely acceptable, and commonplace, to dress up!
Racing & fashion go hand-in-hand and traditionally, a day at the races has always been an opportunity to dress up & put your best foot forward. We have a number of competitions where you can test your fashion prowess against others on-course.Learn more