European racing boasts several major Festivals throughout the season. Held at the most famous racecourses, these events combine first class racing, international contenders and a social scene to match. Champions are crowned in every nation, with the best of the best doing battle for racing's most prestigious races. If you would like to visit any of these iconic events, we are here to help you plan your trip. 2019 Major Festivals - DOWNLOAD
Investec Derby Festival
With winnings of £1.325m, the Investec Derby is the biggest prize in UK racing, matched
only by the prestige that victory brings. It remains the one race that everyone wants to win
and boasts an unrivalled roll of honour, from legendary names such as Seabird, Nijinsky, Mill
Reef, Shergar, Galileo and more right up to 2018 hero Masar. The first part of the
two day Festival features the Investec Oaks which has a similarly long roll of honour having
been won by the likes of Time Charter, Ouija Board, Snow Fairy, Minding and most recently
by Forever Together.
Masar who became the first Derby winner in the all blue colours of Godolphin for trainer Charlie Appleby.