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Racing Festivals

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


Moët & Chandon July Festival


With its unique garden party atmosphere, The July Festival has everything: style, fashion, a
wonderful setting and the very best racing. With horses also being auctioned at nearby
Tattersalls throughout the week, Newmarket becomes a hive of action with the world’s top
racing individuals descending on the headquarters of horseracing. With the Group 1 Darley
July Cup the final European leg of the Global Sprint Challenge, it always attracts a
particularly strong field. This opportunity to immerse yourself at the heart of the world’s
bloodstock and racing action cannot be missed.


Pretty Pollyanna (GB) winner of the Gr.2 Duchess of Cambridge Stakes and one of the stand out two year old fillies of the 2018 season, also landing the Gr.1 Prix Morny in Deauville against the colts.

DateThursday 11th - Saturday 13th July 2019
Prize Money Over £1.6 million