Champions Day

  • 8 March 2025
  • Ellerslie Racecourse
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Champions Day

The Grove

in association with Leefield Station

Ellerslie Racecourse

The Grove in association with Leefield Station

$250pp (limited on the day tickets)

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This precinct takes what is already an extraordinary day to the next level.  This trackside location, that channels the laidback but chic feel of a Marlborough winery, is the hottest place to witness the day’s Group racing action.

The Grove in association with Leefield Station offers you the chance to enjoy a range of beverages (included in your ticket price) including the delicious selection from Leefield Station, food throughout the day to graze upon, a resident DJ to keep the vibe just so…plus the sound of the track’s “thunder” as the horses race past you on their way to the riches of the winning post.  And we will even throw in a racebook so you can ‘track talk’ like a pro.

​There’ll be unreserved seating and cocktail style furniture (if you didn’t upgrade to the reserved table of 10) to keep you comfy all day long.

This space is also home to the day’s official on-site afterparty headlined by New Zealand icons, Zed.

​All that’s left for you to do is find some friends keen to come and enjoy a taste of the high life at Trackside Derby Day!

In association with Leefield Station

Package includes:

  • Leefield Station wine on arrival
  • All-day grazing featuring five food drops especially designed by ATR Executive Chef Paul Barrett and prepared using fresh, locally-sourced ingredients
  • Beverage package until the start of the last race featuring Leefield Station wines, selected sparkling wines, local & imported beers, RTDs & non-alcoholic beverages
  • Champagne available to purchase at a discounted price
  • Access to betting facilities within The Grove
  • Racecourse and The Grove admission, including a racebook
  • Outdoor & covered areas with unreserved seating available, with the option to upgrade to a reserved table of 10
  • As The Grove is a social precinct, seating is unreserved and available on a first-in, first-served basis if you haven’t elected to purchase a reserved table
  • Home to the day’s official on-site afterparty* headlined by New Zealand icons, Zed.

Please note: *Afterparty entry conditions apply.

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