Seven Unforgettable Stories to Make at Longines Golden Slipper Day
Discover what's on this Saturday
March 17, 2022
Ahead of the pinnacle day of Longines Golden Slipper Carnival, here’s an insiders guide on how to make the most of Longines Golden Slipper Day. Gates open at 10.00am for members and 10.30am for everyone else.
BEAT THE QUEUES
While there is plenty of free parking at Rosehill Gardens, keep in mind that bus travel on routes 535 and M92 from Parramatta Station is covered by your ticket.
discover your fashion story
Make the raceday your runway and enter the Longines Prize For Elegance fashion competition online or on-course for your chance to win a stylish Longines watch. A prize will be awarded to one lucky female and male. You don’t even have to be on track to win. Get some inspo from our 2022 Autumn Style Guide.
diNE IN STYLE
The Moët & Chandon Gold Room serves some of the finest (and most instagram worthy) delicacies on course and offers incredible head-on race views – reserve your place here.
General Admission guests will also enjoy a sensory sensation when grabbing a bite from Eats at the Gardens located in the Old Betting Ring, with tasty treats from Philly Cheese Steaks, Gozleme and Mexican.
EXCITING pop up bars
Some of the most memorable stories start with a celebratory cheers, so why not make one of the many stylish pop-up bars part of your day?
Discover a world of bubbles at Destination Chandon, enter to win a year’s supply of NED Australian Whisky at the trackside NED Australian Whisky Bar, enjoy a clean and crisp beer from the trackide Furphy Bar or some of the finest wines at the Petaluma Bar, visit the Canadian Club Cart, or try an unmistakably orange Aperol Spritz from the Aperol Combi. Members can share a new Chandon Garden Spritz at the Chandon Garden Spritz Bar in the Members Garden.
discover photo moments
Ahead of the big race, get up close with the Longines Golden Slipper Trophy or if you believe in the motto bigger is better, visit the larger than life giant Longines Golden Slipper Photo Moment and strike a pose – you can even take your Longines Prize for Elegance entry photo here (plus pop into the free beauty pamper station for raceday touch-ups). Bolt the Longines horse statue will also be making an appearance!
Discover your new mode of transport, with the new energy efficient and innovative electric vehicle, the Kia EV6 on display.
a slipper soundtrAck
Hear one of Australia’s finest vocalists, Paulini perform the national anthem ahead of the Longines Golden Slipper.
And dance the afternoon away with friends to bangers by global DJ sensation Joel Corry, who will perform his floor filling bangers including Head & Heart, BED, and OUT OUT after the last race in the Old Betting Ring.
of course…. world-class racing
Longines Golden Slipper Day is all about the racing. Headlining the day is the 66th running of the richest race for two-year-olds, the $5 million Longines Golden Slipper. It’s also Australia’s biggest day of Group 1 racing (the most prestigious class of racing), with an astonishing FIVE Group 1 races. Here’s where to watch the horses on a raceday (we recommend a visit to the evocative day stalls). If you are watching from afar we’re on Channel 7 (under the watchful eye of broadcasting doyen Bruce Mcavaney) and Sky Racing. Study the form on our downloadable racebook.
PLUS, ONE FOR THE ROAD
Head to our sister venue, Rosehill Bowling Club for a nightcap. It’s just across James Ruse Drive (use the bridge!). They have $10 espresso martinis – a guaranteed winner, $5 Furphy and great meal deals.
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