Giddy up! This Saturday April 16th is Schweppes Stakes Day at Royal Randwick – the grand finale of the Sydney Autumn Carnival. The fascinators will be fabulous, the bubbles will be flowing and the bets will be on. As well as the usual race day festivities, L D R U will be performing live after the last race, there will be a Clinique Pamper Lounge for your race day touch ups and there will also be pop-ups from Chandon, Schweppes and Veuve Clicquot as well as Little Bondi pop up on the Leger Lawn featuring Icebergs, The Bucket List and Da Orazio.



You don’t want anything spoiling your fun so ensure you are race ready and your time trackside is fun and blister, sunburn and bad breath-free with Sydney Social 101‘s very own Horse Racing Survival Kit!

Nexcare Blister Waterproof Bandages: $10.80 (RRP)

Fabulous new shoes that you didn’t have time to break in before the races? Be sure to pack some Nexcare Blister Waterproof Bandages in your clutch. Nexcare Blister Waterproof Bandages feature a cushioned gel pad to help reduce pain, increase comfort and promote fast healing of blisters. The unique diamond shape and 360-degree seal keeps out water, dirt and germs that may lead to infection. Yay! No more limping around track side because of your beautiful but painful shoes!

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Cancer Council Sunscreen 35ml: $6.00 (RRP)

This sunscreen is the perfect size for your chosen races handbag or clutch and profits from your purchase go directly to melanoma research. With a SPF30+ rating this sunscreen is designed specifically for the Cancer Council to be broad spectrum which means they protect against UVA and UVB radiation. So protect yourself, help others and enjoy the races sunburn free.


Batiste Dry Shampoo 50ml: $3.95 ( RRP)

Batiste Dry Shampoo is your pocket sized hair hero for Race day. Batiste Dry Shampoo is the perfect fix for great looking hair, even between washes. A few quick sprays instantly transforms your look. Your hair will look clean and fresh, with added body and texture, with no water required! It’s the perfect way to extend your blow dry or free up time in the morning when you are busily getting ready for race time.

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Scholl Foldable Ballet Flats: $9.95 (RRP)

When your feet start hurting from those super high stilettos or your straps from your strappy sandals start rubbing on your feet it is time for Scholl Foldable Ballet Flats. Say ‘goodbye’ to walking around barefooted at the Races in your fancy racing attire and say ‘hello’ to Foldable ballet flats that fit neatly in your handbag ready for those Racing feet emergencies when you just can’t bear to wear your heels anymore!


Listerine PocketPaks: $6.99 for 3 packs

A races diet of champers, prawns and hot chippies can sometimes lead to not so pleasant breath. And with everyone looking their finest it is vital for your breath to be on point. Listerine PocketPaks Oral Care Strips dissolve instantly, freshening your breath by killing 99.9% of bad-breath germs. Get fresh breath quickly and without having to chew, chew, chew for minutes on end.


WHAT: Day 3 of the Grand Finals of Autumn Racing
WHEN: Saturday 16 April
GATES OPEN: 10.30am First race: 12pm Last race: 5.05pm
WHERE: Royal Randwick Racecourse, Alison Road, Randwick
TICKETING: For all ticketing and hospitality information visit the $20.00pp General Admission/$10.00 Concession
• Tickets to Little Sydney are now on sale via this link priced at $450 per person, including exclusive entry into the Little Sydney hospitality precinct featuring premium beverages, gourmet food and live entertainment
TRANSPORT: For more information on transport to Royal Randwick please visit
• Free infield parking via High Street • Direct bus services from Central Station • Members’ Coach Service  ATC provide a coach service every carnival day to take members and up to 3 guests between ATC racecourses.

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Title Image: Fiora Sacco Photography

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