The Star Championships Day 1
Saturday, 3rd April 2021
|10:45 am||Gates Open|
|12:10 pm||First Race|
|5:50 pm||Last Race|
A day rich in tradition and headlined by the Group 1 $2 million Australian Derby and the Group 1 The Star Doncaster Mile first run in 1861 and 1866 respectively. As a nod to traditions, guests are encouraged to dress in black and white at this most elegant of racedays. Off-the-track, a post-racing extravaganza from HOT DUB TIME MACHINE, fashion competitions, live DJ’s, pop-up bars, uplifting hospitality experiences and pop-ups from Sydney’s finest street vendors create an unforgettable atmosphere.
Hospitality packages now on sale. General Admission tickets on sale from mid-January.
From refinement of Chairman’s Club to the vibrant atmosphere of The Stables or the exclusivity of a Private Suite, Royal Randwick offers hospitality experiences tailored to all tastes. Restaurant bookings for large private functions also available. Call 1300 729 668 to book
View 2021 Hospitality Brochure
Plan Your Day
HOT DUB TIME MACHINE AFTER-PARTY
The world’s first time-travelling DJ will bring his infectious retro tunes to the Theatre of the Horse after the last race for an electrifying music history lesson.
We invite guests to wear black and white for historic Derby Day to contribute to the sense of occasion.
Travel and Parking
Located close to CBD in the Eastern Suburbs, there are convenient public transport options to Royal Randwick. Multi-story car parking available.
Food and Drink
From five-star formal dining to picnics and food vans from Sydney’s vibrant dining scene.
Autumn Fashion Stakes
There’s no better place to show off your racewear style than in the Autumn Style Stakes competition.
History of The Australian Derby
Inaugurated in 1861 as the AJC Randwick Derby Stakes, this set weights race is considered to be the top ranked event for three-year-olds in Australia.