Ascot

BOOK FOR ROYAL ASCOT Founded in 1711 by Queen Anne, Ascot is Britain's and arguably the world's most famous racecourse. Although the Berkshire course plays host to a number of top-class National Hunt fixtures, it is on the Flat that it has earned its reputation worldwide with the Royal Meeting in June providing five days of the best racing anywhere on the planet.

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How To Introduce Your Friends To Horse Racing

2021/07/12

Horse racing is a sport that is enjoyed by millions of people around the world. In the UK it is a historic pastime that is enjoyed by people from across society.

The Lowdown on Royal Ascot

2021/06/16

The springtime combination of the Cheltenham Festival and the Grand National is a hard act to follow, but if there’s one event that can do so with aplomb it’s Royal Ascot.

Battaash Out for Repeat Royal Ascot Success in King's Stand

2021/06/04

A dozen sprinting stars of generations past have won the King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot more than once, and Charlie Hills' Battaash is looking to add his name to the list this year.

ASCOT WILL BE ON SHOW WITH THE BETFAIR ASCOT CHASE RACEDAY

2021/01/27

As the Road to Cheltenham gets on the with Festival Trial Day announcing the official start, fans, pundits, and punters alike are getting to their final notes and choices for the May Cotswolds showdown.

ASCOT WELCOMES PERTH'S OLDEST GROUP RACE: THE RAILWAY STAKES

2020/11/19

The end of year is usually a galore time for horse racing spirits, and is always offering classics, going Down Under this time for the Railway Stakes.

THE 2021 RACE FIXTURES DATES FOR ALL 59 UK RACECOURSES ARE AVAILABLE NOW ON THIS WEBSITE

2020/10/28

The 2021 Fixture List has now been published in part, with the months from January to April confirmed and the majority of the fixtures through the remainder of the year scheduled, but subject to change.

 Click here to view the 2021 Fixture List visit any of the racecourse fixtures pages and the fixtures by date page

British Champions Day 2020: Crowning the Finest Flat Racing Stars Around

2020/09/14

There is a mix of emotions every year when the British Champions Day comes around.

British Champions Day: The countdown is on

2020/07/06

British Champions Day has become one of the premier horse racing events on the annual calendar in a very short time.

Established in 2011, British Champions Day is now one of the most important festivals of the entire racing season.

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The combination of the quality of racing, stunning fashion and Royal Processions that take place on each of the four days, stands this meeting apart from any other. A galloping, right-handed track, Ascot provides a stiff test for horses, which can become exceptionally testing in soft ground.

Fixtures at Ascot

Date Course Type
Sat Aug 7 2021 Ascot Afternoon - Flat - Turf
Fri Sep 3 2021 Ascot Afternoon - Flat - Turf
Sat Sep 4 2021 Ascot Afternoon - Flat - Turf
Fri Oct 1 2021 Ascot Afternoon - Flat - Turf
Sat Oct 2 2021 Ascot Afternoon - Flat - Turf
Sat Oct 16 2021 Ascot Afternoon - Flat - Turf
Sat Oct 30 2021 Ascot Afternoon - Jump - Turf
Fri Nov 19 2021 Ascot Afternoon - Jump - Turf
Sat Nov 20 2021 Ascot Afternoon - Jump - Turf
Fri Dec 17 2021 Ascot Afternoon - Jump - Turf
Sat Dec 18 2021 Ascot Afternoon - Jump - Turf

Ascot Races News

BBC News: King George: Adayar completes Derby-King George doubl

2021/07/24

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Adayar was running for the first time since winning the Derby by four-and-a-half lengths on 5 June

Adayar became the first Derby winner to follow up with a victory in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes for 20 years, at Ascot.

Geegeez News: Special Offer!

2021/07/22

Ascot Racecourse News - Mickaëlle Michel to make Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup debut

2021/07/15

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Mickaëlle Michel to make Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup debut

Hayley Turner confirmed for 20th running of the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup

2021/07/06

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Ascot Racecourse today announces that Hayley Turner will once again be one of the star names in action for the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup on Saturday 7th August.

Win a VIP Experience at Royal Ascot 2022

2021/06/24

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A week on from Royal Ascot 2021, we look back at a whirlwind week of world-class racing, stunning style and summer socialising.

Our first race meeting with spectators in over a year did not disappoint. Relive the very best of the Royal Meeting by watching our highlights video, or you can catch replays of all major races on our Youtube channel or just click the image.

 

WORLD POOL OFFERS RACING FANS EXCEPTIONAL VALUE AT ROYAL ASCOT

2021/06/21

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Racing fans betting into World Pool, pioneered by the Hong Kong Jockey Club, the Tote and Ascot racecourse in 2019, and played in Britain and Ireland via the Tote, have once again enjoyed exceptional value at Royal Ascot.

QIPCO British Champions Day Saturday 16th October 2021

2021/06/01

As the culmination of the QIPCO British Champions Series, the nation’s richest raceday has been graced by countless heavyweights of the international Flat racing scene over the years, and the 11th anniversary of ‘the Ultimate Raceday’ will once again stage a star-studded card to satisfy both racing enthusiasts and newcomers to the sport. 

 

TICKETS ON SALE CONTACT RACING FIXTURES HERE

2021/03/04

TICKETS ON SALE CONTACT RACING FIXTURES HERE

Who is looking forward to a day out?

We sure are and we’re thrilled to announce that limited tickets for racedays between May 17th and June 20th will go on sale Monday 8 March!

Remaining fixtures will go on sale in the coming weeks.

IS RACING OPENING ITS DOORS?

2021/02/22

Government Coronavirus relaxation rules in England.

Rescheduled races from Ascot’s abandoned fixture on Saturday 3 October

2020/10/05

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Following the abandonment of racing at Ascot on Saturday 3 October the British Horseracing Authority (BHA), in conjunction with York, Goodwood and Nottingham racecourses, are pleased to confirm the rescheduling of four races, as follows.

BHABritish horseracing faces severe threat after delay to the public’s return to sporting events

2020/09/25

BHA NEWS FOLLOWING UK GOVERNMENT COVIDE 19 RESTRICTIONS

2020/09/23

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British horseracing faces severe threat after delay to the public’s return to sporting events

The delay to the public’s return to sporting events is a serious blow to the horseracing industry and to the people and communities who depend upon it for their living.

Our sport has worked hard with …

BHA NEWS - Resumption update: Race programme and planning

2020/08/14

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Race programme and planning September’s Flat race programme has now been published on Racing Admin.

Several early closing races have been included in the schedule, which can be viewed here in …