- The Autumn carnival Calendar -
GOLDEN SLIPPER DAY
AT ROSEHILL GARDENS | SATURDAY, MARCH 18
The world’s richest race for two-year-olds. The mad dash for cash is the main event on one of the biggest race days on the Australian calendar
PRIZE MONEY: $3,500,000
STYLE TIP : The Blue suit is a great classic option for an autumn racing event, and you can showcase your love of fashion by creating a pop of colour with your tie.
AT ROSEHILL GARDENS | SATURDAY, MARCH 25
The weight-for-age feature of the Rosehill carnival has been won by some of the greats of the Australian turf, including Makybe Diva, Might And Power and Octagonal.
PRIZE MONEY: $1,500,000
STYLE TIP: Given the Aussie climate, when autumn can still feel like summer, it's important to choose a fabric that is going to allow you to breath when moving from track side to bar. Light Australian Merino wool suiting are the best and are all available in many colours, styles fits and sizes.
THE CHAMPIONSHIP DAY 1
AT ROSEHILL GARDENS | SATURDAY, APRIL 1
The richest mile race in Australia is one of the highlights of the Sydney autumn carnival. The race is run under handicap conditions and has been one by greats such as Winx, Sunline and Super Impose.
Prize money $3 000,000
STYLE TIP: Your choice of accessories will finish off your outfit so pay close attention to your shoes, belt, pocket square. To really make the ensemble your own, bring in tiny details that resonate.
THE CHAMPIONSHIP DAY 2
AT ROYAL RANDWICK | SATURDAY, APRIL 8
The weight-for-age championship is the autumn equivalent of the Cox Plate and brings together the best weight-for-age horses in the country and, possibly, a few contenders from overseas.
PRIZE MONEY: $4,000,000
STYLE TIP: Plan your race day style. Single and double-breasted suits represent traditional dress codes at the races this year. Make sure the suit is perfectly fitted or you'll look like you've visited the rental store.
ALL AGED STAKES DAY
AT ROYAL RANDWICK | SATURDAY, APRIL 15
The all aged Stakes 1400m sprint rounds out Sydney’s autumn carnival.
PRIZE MONEY: $600,000
STYLE TIP: The dress code is black and white, and choosing the right monochromatic suit to carry off top prize isn't as easy as it sounds. Don't be complacent about your choice of suit. You don't want to look like every other punter at the track.