The Star Championships Day 1 2021 - Sydney Autumn Carnival

A day rich in tradition, The Star Championships Day 1 is headlined by the $2 million Group 1 Australian Derby and the $3 million Group 1 The Star Doncaster Mile, first run in 1861 and 1866 respectively. The $2.5 million Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes and the $1 million Group 1 Inglis Sires’ also feature on a high quality 10-race card.

As a nod to traditions, guests are encouraged to dress in black and white at this most elegant of racedays.

Off the track, a post-racing extravaganza from HOT DUB TIME MACHINE (free for all racegoers), Fashion Stakes competition, live DJs, pop-up bars, uplifting hospitality experiences and pop-ups from Sydney’s finest street vendors create an unforgettable atmosphere.