The Championships Day 2, Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day
Saturday, 17th April 2021Buy tickets
|10:00 am||Members Gates Open|
|10:30 am||Public Gates Open|
|11:30 am||First Race|
|5:10 pm||Last Race|
|5:20 pm||Jon Stevens Concert|
|Lapel rose colour||White|
Get your fun back on track for The Championships Day 2 – Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day at Royal Randwick. The day is renowned for a race steeped in history, The Group 1 Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Its honour board includes stellar names from Tulloch to Winx. Prestige, assured legacy and record prizemoney of $4m will guarantee a world-class field in 2021. The undercard includes three more Group 1 races (the world’s most prestigious class of racing) – the $2 million Group 1 Schweppes Sydney Cup, the $1 million Group 1 Australian Oaks and the $1 million Group 1 Coolmore Legacy Stakes.
Rock legend Jon Stevens will perform as the headline act in the Theatre of the Horse after the last performing hits such as ‘Take Me Back’, ‘Touch’ and ‘Hot Chilli Woman’, along with classics from his late friend Michael Hutchence’s INXS including ‘New Sensation’ ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ and ‘Need You Tonight’. Free to all racegoers. Don’t forget too – that COVID restrictions on dancing have now been lifted.
X Factor and Eurovision star Isaiah Firebrace will also perform a rendition of the national anthem before the feature race.
Pop-up bars, live bands and DJs, uplifting hospitality experiences restaurants and Sydney’s finest street vendors help create an unforgettable atmosphere. For fashionistas Longines Prize for Elegance is a highlight.
General admission tickets can be purchased on the raceday too by booking here.
Tickets & Hospitality
Tickets are designated to a specified area or restaurant but guests are free to move around communal spaces including the Theatre of the Horse and Day Stalls.
Members: Member Reserve
All Member attendance must be pre-registered within a specific zone due to COVIDSafe capacity restrictions.Book Now
Public: TAB Lawn Party (Rose Lawn)
Set on the Rose Lawn overlooking the evocative Theatre of the Horse where you can assess the runners and riders. A short walk to tracksideBook Now
Plan Your Day
Jon Stevens Live Show
Rock legend Jon Stevens will perform as the headline act after the last in the Theatre of the Horse. Revered as lead singer of iconic Aussie band Noiseworks, he will perform an array of the band’s hits such as ‘Take Me Back’, ‘Touch’ and ‘Hot Chilli Woman’, along with classics from his late friend Michael Hutchence’s INXS including ‘New Sensation’ ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ and ‘Need You Tonight’. Free to all racegoers.
Introducing The Playground
Discover a new vibrant garden party, The Playground. A stylish lawn with background beats from Sydney’s hottest DJs, chic bars, insta-worthy photo moments and tantalising menus
Longines Prize For Elegance
Dress with style and elegance for a chance to win the world renowned Longines Prize for Elegance Award.
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.
We kindly ask guests to adhere to our dress code which is in place to maintain the sense of occasion that makes a race day so special.
Where To Watch The Horses
Savour the atmosphere of the day stalls, study the form in the ‘Theatre of the Horse’ or hear the thunder of the approaching hooves by watching a race from the rails.