Venue Hire

A number of the AJC venue facilities are available for hire on non-race days.

Contact us to discuss your needs or to arrange to view any of our rooms. Call us on 09 828 3309 or email for more information.

The Marshall Stand (downstairs) 

The Marshall Stand offers space to comfortably hold up to 200 people for casual gatherings. It looks directly onto the racetrack. This venue space can be hired with a range of set up and furniture configurations. This area has a fully equipped bar as well as monitors/presentation screens throughout. Catering can be arranged through our team using our suppliers, or you are welcome to bring in your own caterers

The Marshall Stand (upstairs) 

The upper floor of the Marshall Stand comprises a casual seating area, dining tables and chairs, a fully equipped bar and servery with access to kitchen facilities. Venue capacity is 240 people. The upper floor is accessible by stairs from the main entrance. The room looks out over the Birdcage and has unobstructed views of the racetrack.

Sponsors Lounge

On the 3rd level of the Members Stand, this lounge can accommodate 300 people and has it’s own bar and access to kitchen and catering facilities.

Food and Catering

As well as a range of food and coffee caravans that set up on race days, the Tulloch Café serves cabinet food and is open to the public. It is located on the 1st floor of the Marshall stand.

Sports Fields

The sports fields on the inner circle of the racecourse include rugby fields, football fields, and cricket pitches. These are managed by Auckland Council. Bookings can be made by contacting Auckland Council

Car Parking

On Race days and Trial days

We have all access gates to the racecourse open on race days and trial days, including the entrances on Ash Street and Elm Street.

All visitors and racegoers should enter Avondale Racecourse from Elm street, off Rosebank Road. Parking is provided in this area and it is only a short walk to the racetrack.

All Other Days

For visitors to the AJC office on days outside of race days and trial days, we recommend you enter the grounds from Elm Street (off Rosebank Road). The AJC office is located on the ground floor at the rear of the Members Stand.

Access for Horse Floats

On Race days and Trial days

We recommend Owners/Trainers/Jockeys/Grooms with horse floats enter the grounds from Ash Street. The horse float entrance is the first entrance gate on your left after you cross Rosebank Road, heading Southwest.

Contact us to discuss your needs or to arrange to view any of our rooms. Call us on 09 828 3309 or email for more information.