Raceday can be all about the fashion. To ensure your day at Ascot provides a premium raceday experience, if you are visiting Member Areas please ensure your racewear is within our acceptable standards. So please review the standards below and check out our Style Guide for some pointers to this season’s on-trend fashion.

Members Area

Perth Racing’s Dress Code will be strictly enforced within Member areas. To avoid any inconvenience on race day please ensure that your attire, and that of your guests, is appropriate for the Members’ area. The following guidelines should assist in clarifying what is and is not acceptable, however Perth Racing retains the right to refuse entry to any person considered inappropriately attired. These guidelines also apply to children 12 years and over.

Gentlemen

  • Gentlemen are required to wear tailored pants/trousers with tucked in collared shirt and closed in dress shoes
  • Suits, sports coats or blazers, plus tie or bow tie, are also perfectly acceptable and encouraged, particularly on Carnival days

Not Acceptable

  • Any of the following footwear -  joggers, sports shoes, track shoes, runners, sandals, thongs, dilapidated footwear, scuffs, gumboots or ugg boots
  • Jeans, jodhpurs, tracksuit pants, cargo pants, untailored pants, elasticized  trouser legs
  • Shorts
  • Polo shirts as well as any shirt without a collar
  • Parkas, duffle coats, windbreakers, tracksuit tops, golf and yachting weatherproofs, denim jackets, rugby tops and football jerseys, anoraks and driza-bone jackets
  • No oversized belt buckles
  • Torn or ripped clothing including ‘designer tears’
  • Peaked caps or beanies
  • Denim

Ladies

  • Ladies are expected to maintain a suitable standard in keeping with the style and dignity of the Members’ area
  • Dresses and skirts are to be of modest length
  • Fascinators and hats are encouraged, particularly on Carnival days

Not Acceptable

  • Any form of the following footwear - joggers, sports shoes, track shoes, runners, thongs, dilapidated footwear, scuffs, gumboots or ugg boots
  • Jeans, jodhpurs, tracksuit pants, cargo pants, untailored pants, elasticized  trouser legs
  • Shorts,  including playsuits
  • Garments which show excessive midriff or cleavage
  • Leggings worn as pants. Footless tights are acceptable if a suitable dress is worn over the top
  • Parkas, duffle coats, windbreakers, tracksuit tops, golf and yachting weatherproofs, denim jackets, anoraks and driza-bone jackets
  • Torn or ripped clothing including ‘designer tears’
  • Denim

Mounting Yard

  • Members and patrons accessing the Mounting Yard are requested to comply with Members Area Dress Code
  • Neither jeans nor denim is acceptable and patrons not adhering to this ruling will be asked to leave the Mounting Yard area

Download Member Area Dress Code