The best horse racing events in the UK are frequently considered the highlights of the social calendar, flocked to by high society year after year. Enjoy all of the equestrian racing action over manicured lawns of the racetracks across the UK. The style and sophistication of the race day is demonstrated by the glamorous dress code and the copious amounts of champagne. Get in touch today to secure your ideal hospitality for the best horse racing events of 2017/18.
1) Royal Ascot
Royal Ascot, taking place from 20th – 24th June 2017 at the Ascot Racecourse, a short distance outside of London. Royal Ascot is one of the oldest and most prestigious race days in the year with the Royal Family in attendance annually. Royal Ascot sets a high bar for elegance, particularly in the hospitality inside the exclusive Royal Enclosure.
Royal Ascot’s hospitality in Ascot Village provides a lively and electric atmosphere, as your group watches the horses dramatically race past from a prime vantage point. In between races, sip from the finest champagne whilst enjoying listening to a live band and later a top DJ.
Royal Ascot’s Sandringham hospitality demonstrates the finest of everything. Lookout from a large veranda as the racing drama unfolds as a quintessentially British day out.
Carriage hospitality at Royal Ascot, positioned just passed the Winning Post, provides impressive views of the action of the race. A sophisticated and traditional experience with a delicious four-course luncheon and a complimentary bar including champagne and surprises around every corner.
2) Glorious Goodwood
Taking place from 1st August – 5th August 2017 at the Goodwood Racecourse, Glorious Goodwood offers horse racing with an exceptional backdrop of the stunning Sussex downs. Glorious Goodwood, known as the Qatar Goodwood Festival, is one of the most popular events of the year, exceeding the wildest expectations of race days. Glorious Goodwood has some of the most spectacular and creative experiences in hospitality that has something for everyone.
Glorious Goodwood’s hospitality of the Secret Garden is an indoor secret garden, creatively designed to provide a unique experience with delicious food and inspired entertainment.
Glorious Goodwood’s hospitality of the Charlton Hunt Restaurant provides spectacular views of the racetrack, especially as you wander out on to the private veranda and soak up the warm sunshine. The Charlton Hunt Restaurant delivers exceptional cuisine throughout the day.
3) Ebor Festival
Ebor Festival, taking place from 23rd – 26th August at York Racecourse is known as a vibrant and lively event, as well as being one of the oldest and most prestigious racing days in the calendar. The stunning grounds are designed Rebecca Marriott, who places beautiful, colourful flowers around the pathways. Ebor Festival’s hospitality comes at a variety of formalities, so there is something for everyone.
Ebor Festival’s hospitality at the Roberto Pavilion has exceptional views over the home straight. An elegant experience in hospitality where a glass of champagne is never far from your hand and gourmet cuisine is served throughout the day.
Voligeur Restaurant hospitality at the Ebor Festival boasts fantastic views of the racetrack and world-class menus for the ultimate ‘Dine and View’ experience. The award-winning service ensures a flawless occasion.
Reserve a private table at Ebor Festival’s hospitality at the Winning Post Pavilion and watch as the world’s best jockeys fly by. Sip from your champagne as you prepare for a dramatic day of racing.
4) Cheltenham Festival
Starting the horse racing season off is Cheltenham Festival which takes place from 13th-16th March at the Cheltenham Racecourse. Each of the four days, of provide unique character of racing. Located near to the stunning Cotswolds in Gloucestershire, Cheltenham Festival has spectacular hospitality that spares no luxury, featuring the finest beverages and gourmet foods.
Platinum Marquee hospitality at Cheltenham Festival is in the heart of the lively tented village and is just moments from the finishing straight. The exciting atmosphere and lively entertainment provides you and your guests with an unforgettable day at the races.
The Long Run Balcony Box hospitality at Cheltenham Festival is the perfect way to treat friends, family or corporate clients. These luxury boxes run alongside the race track and a racing tipster will be on hand providing expert opinions on the race.
Cheltenham Festival hospitality of Front Runners Restaurant is spacious and modern, surrounded by glass windows to provide panoramic views. From the beautiful flower arrangements to the traditional afternoon tea, every detail is carefully taken care of.
5) Grand National
The Grand National at the Aintree Racecourse is known for its glamorous dress code and energetic atmosphere. It is popularly known as the horse race with the highest steeple chase providing endless action throughout the day. Performances by live jazz bands and copious amounts of champagne awaits with the Grand National hospitality.
The Grand National’s Papillon Restaurant hospitality is situated on the third floor of the Earl of Derby. Providing both the privacy to socialise with guests and to take part in the animated spirit of the event.
The Diamond Marquee hospitality at the Grand National, situated in the impressive Princess Royal Stand, boasts fantastic views of the course and world-class hospitality that you won’t want to miss.
The Bob Champion hospitality at the Grand National provides an unrivalled atmosphere throughout the day. A delicious three-course luncheon with perfectly paired wines is a fantastic highlight.
6) Epsom Derby
Considered “the greatest flat race in the world,” the Epsom Derby is known for providing unmissable racing drama. This year, the Epsom Derby is taking place from 2nd–3rd June at the Epsom Downs Racecourse. The backdrop of Epsom Downs provides a fantastic setting for a glamorous day of racing. From private, three-course lunches, vintage champagnes, and afternoon tea, Epsom Derby has every hospitality and hosting option you could imagine.
Epsom Derby’s hospitality, Chez Roux @ Blue Riband, offers unbelievable fine dining with a menu created by Albert and Michele Roux Jr. Located in the fantastic location to watch all of the racing drama unfurl.
The Tattenham State Marquee is a beautiful setting of hospitality at the Epsom Derby. Your every need will be fulfilled with this exceptional experience in VIP hospitality.
Contact us for the best horse racing events and hospitality for 2017/2018 and the quintessentially British experience at the most spectacular days of the year.BACK TO OUR JOURNAL