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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


QIPCO British Champions Day


QIPCO British Champions Day is the big finale to the British Flat racing season. It’s the day on
which champions are crowned as Ascot Racecourse is set alight on the nation’s richest ever
raceday. The best horses and jockeys from across the globe are in action to compete for
record-breaking prize money of at least £4.3million in 2018, as they bid to follow in the hoof
prints of the likes of Frankel, who signed of his glittering, unbeaten career on this day in


Cracksman’s popular win in the Gr.1 Champions Stakes which he also won in 2017 making him one of the stand out European middle distance horses of recent years.

DateSaturday 19th October 2019
Prize Money Over £4.3 million