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Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Soak up the glamour and thrills of Spring Racing this October and November at The Star Sydney, with a range of dining and entertainment experiences on offer to celebrate The Star Epsom Day and the race that stops a nation; The Melbourne Cup.

Sydney Spring Racing Carnival and The Star Epsom Day

As the official entertainment partner of the Australian Turf Club, The Star is proud to be the naming rights partner of the 2015 The Star Epsom Day at Royal Randwick on Saturday, 3 October. Australia’s racing elite will compete to win The Star Epsom which, after a prize money increase of $500,000, now totals $1,000,000.

As one of the biggest events on the social and sporting calendar, racegoers can catch all the action track-side at Randwick before free shuttle buses bring racing enthusiasts back to The Star to continue the celebrations. With dining at standout culinary attractions and entertainment at popular nightspots Cherry, Rock Lily and Sky Terrace, The Star’s premier dining and entertainment attractions offer the perfect post-race backdrop to see the night through.

Guests can enjoy 20% off Fat Noodle or Fuel at 24/7 Sports Bar, as well as a complimentary drink at Cherry, 24/7 Sports Bar, Rock Lily or Sky Terrace. To take advantage of these great offers, keep your eye out for The Star hosts handing out vouchers at Royal Randwick Racecourse.
The fun will continue throughout October when The Star will be the place to be seen after the Moët & Chandon Spring Champion Stakes Day on Saturday, 10 October, City Tattersalls Club Cup Day on Saturday, 17 October and Men of League Cox Plate Day on Saturday, 24 October. Free shuttle bus services to The Star will run between 4:30pm and 7pm.

Melbourne Cup

The Star will be awash with glamour and style on Tuesday, 3 November for the iconic Melbourne Cup.
Chefs from The Star’s signature restaurants have designed special menus for Melbourne Cup. Balla will serve up a four-course dining experience featuring rock oysters and Italian bubbles while BLACK by ezard will dish up three stunning courses with complimentary side dishes, and Sokyo will treat diners to a spectacular eight-dish share menu.

For the full trackside experience, 24/7 Sports Bar is the place to catch all the excitement of every race live, with a full TAB, huge LED screens and food and beverage packages available. Over at Cherry, a three hour package is on offer featuring gourmet canapes, desserts and premium drinks. Rock Lily will
host standout live music with a live performance from ARIA-nominated Bombs Away; the DJ duo synonymous with a great night out.

For those looking for casual dining, Pizzaperta, Garden Buffet, Fat Noodle and Food Quarter will all offer Melbourne Cup specials.

For more information, please visit or For reservations, please call 1800 700 700.


For media enquiries, please contact:

Sarah Shields | Access | 02 9292 7007 | 0408 283 091 |

Rachael McKenzie | Access | 02 9292 7011 | 0433 890 127 |


About The Star

The Star is Sydney’s only world-class casino and entertainment destination. The Star offers award-winning chefs and restaurants, luxury hotel accommodation and serviced apartments, a 13-room day spa, an international designer retail collection as well a world-class casino and international nightclub Marquee. The $100 million Star Event Centre is a state-of-the art multi-use venue and has hosted more than 250 events since opening in January 2013, including The AACTA Awards, The ARIA Awards, The Premiere of World War Z, charity events for the Starlight Foundation and Thomas Kelly Foundation and international talent such as Ricky Martin, Seal, Cold Play and Alicia Keys. For more information or enquiries, visit or call 1800 700 700.