On Stakes Day racegoers can enjoy a fun, friendly atmosphere with an abundance of free activities for children, as well as great racing. Visit The Fairground and The Little Top at Hill Square for delicious treats and magical performances or head down to the Parade Ring to see the horses. For VRC members the Nursery Kids Zone is a dream playground for children, featuring jumping castles, games and competitions throughout the day. With activities and events for children of all ages, Stakes Day is the perfect day out for the whole family.
Roll up under The Little Top in Hill Square (adjacent to The Park) to enjoy free magic shows, circus tricks, acrobats and face painting. Phar Lap Club members will be welcomed with a special goody bag and will enjoy priority entry to shows and activities.
Join us at The Fairground in Hill Square (adjacent to The Park) for a visit from Eesha the Circus Elephant, carnival sweet treats and amusements, to excite and delight!
Visit the Parade Ring to get up close to the champions of the track. Horse will be in stalls and parading throughout the day.
VRC Members can enjoy a day of family fun with an abundance of activities in the Nursery Kids Zone or book into one of the the Junior Members events or Phar Lap Club Party on Stakes Day.
Phar Lap Club members and parents are invited to join us for VIP access at The Little Top and The Fairground located in Hill Square adjacent to The Park on Stakes Day.
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Come chill-out, kick back and hang with friends. It's a hot ticket to a cool space and it's only available to VRC Junior members and their guests (strictly 15-17yrs)
VRC Junior members are invited to dive into their own, very special and exclusive space in a new location for 2018.
For your chance to win some great prizes enter the Talent Show Competition in the Nursery Kids Zone. Visit the registration table within the Kids Zone between 11am-2pm - selected entrants will perform their talent at 3pm on the day.
Head down to the Nursery Kids Zone and enjoy fun games and activities by Kelly Sports inlcude group sporting games, jumping castles, inflatable maze, face painting and balloon artists.
The Kids Disco Party in the Nursery Kids Zone will be filled with lots of fun, dancing, games and giveaways!