Top horse racing events for 2017

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There are lots of fantastic horse racing events just around the corner, but it’s so hard to pick which is your cup of tea, or flute of champagne. Here, we bring you an overview of each race to help with the decision-making process. As we can’t rely on the weather to be good and to celebrate in style, why not get in touch with our experts to find out more on the horse racing hospitality packages we have available?

1. Cheltenham Festival (14th-17th March)
First up is Cheltenham Festival, four days to include: Champion Day, Ladies Day, St Patrick’s Day and Gold Cup Day. This equestrian adventure is the perfect day out. Horse racing in a beautiful countryside setting on the edge of the Cotswolds. Hospitality packages include dazzling champagne receptions, four-course lunches with selected wines and celebrity tipsters on hand to assist with your betting. Find out more about the Cheltenham Festival hospitality packages we have available.

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2. Grand National, Liverpool (8th April)
At the Grand National, there is no such thing as a hat too big or a look too glamorous. People come dressed to impress. It’s known as the biggest betting race in the UK so the atmosphere is lively. Hospitality packages include the likes of a Jazz band, four-course lunches with matching wines, and a complimentary bar.

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3. Epsom Derby, Epsom (3rd June)
“The Greatest Flat Race in the World”, the Epsom Derby is not one to miss. It’s as much about fashion as the racing; as women compete to win the various style awards. So, it’s time to bring out the big hat. It’s a lively atmosphere, rain or shine with six races to watch and a post-race DJ. The Epsom Derby hospitality packages include four-course menus created by Albert and Michele Roux Jr, hybrid eating experiences, and complimentary drinks receptions.

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4. Royal Ascot, Berkshire (20th- 24th June)
Royal Ascot is one of the better-known horse racing events. Having started in 1711, it has a long history of tradition, and to this day, the Royal family processes through to the Winning Post. Royal Ascot has a strict dress code that varies dependent on which section you are in, but all requirements encourage individuals to make daring fashion choices, particularly when it comes to hats. Royal Ascot hospitality packages take you just metres from the track in luxurious settings to enjoy four-course lunches and champagne bars. Click here to find out more about our hospitality packages at Royal Ascot.

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5. Glorious Goodwood, West Sussex (1st – 5th August)
The sporting and social event of the season; likes of socialites and royals descend on Sussex to enjoy the luxurious old fashioned glamour of Goodwood. Horse racing at Goodwood does not have the top hat and tails policy of Ascot; the freedom in fashion choices means seeing the best in designer creations. Goodwood hospitality packages include; unmissable views of the racecourse and Sussex countryside, afternoon teas, complimentary bars, and delectable four-course lunches.

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6. Ebor Festival, York (23rd – 26th August)
A race with a long rich history of horse racing, the beautiful grounds of the Ebor Festival makes the occasion even more spectacular. The lawn’s pathway is surrounded by beautiful flowers, designed by Rebecca Marriott, which match the standard of excellence at the Ebor Races. Ebor Festival hospitality packages include a Mad Hatters Tea Party, four-course lunches, and a complimentary bar.

7. Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, Chantilly (1st October)
In the final stretch is; Europe’s richest and most prestigious flat race located in Northern Paris. Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe marks the end of the equestrian season and reveals what winner will be praised as the international champion. Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe hospitality packages include champagne receptions and four-course lunches, all with the best views of the track.

If any of these equestrian events seem to have a front runner, or, if one strikes you as a dark horse, please do get in touch with our experts to find out more information or, to make a booking.

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