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CLICK THE IMAGE - 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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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.

BHA PRESS RELEASE - Industry leaders agree recovery plan for British horseracing

2020/08/25

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Racing industry leaders from the BHA, horsemen and racecourses have agreed on the next phase of the response to the COVID crisis. A wide range of work has been continuing since racing was the first major sport to resume on 1st June. But the plan published today puts an added focus on retaining owners and key investors and attracting customers when the public starts to return to racecourses.

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.

Upcoming packages to look forward to in 2021

2020/04/20

With what is proving to be quite a testing and tricky time for us all, we want to shake away the doom and gloom with some exciting racing trips and packages to look forward to come 2021 when things return back to normal…

Let’s start from the beginning

 

 

Hospitality

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 Oct 31 2020 Ascot Jump - Afternoon - Turf
Fri Nov 20 2020 Ascot Jump - Afternoon - Turf
Sat Nov 21 2020 Ascot Jump - Afternoon - Turf
Fri Dec 18 2020 Ascot Jump - Afternoon - Turf
Sat Dec 19 2020 Ascot Jump - Afternoon - Turf

Ascot Races News

Fantastic day at the office for Hollie Doyle & Tom Marquand as couple claim four races on Britain's richest raceday

2020/10/17

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Jockeys Hollie Doyle and Tom Marquand won four of the six races on QIPCO British Champions Day, the richest raceday in Britain, at Ascot today.

QIPCO British Champions Day sectional times

2020/10/17

BBC News: British Champions Day: Hollie Doyle in historic double & boyfriend Tom Marquand triumphs twice

2020/10/17

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Doyle and Marquand won two races each on British Champions Day

Hollie Doyle claimed an historic double and boyfriend Tom Marquand triumphed twice on Champions Day at Ascot.

Balmoral Handicap (Sponsored by QIPCO) - all the news & quotes

2020/10/17

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4.15pm Balmoral Handicap (Sponsored by QIPCO) 1m Marquand brings up double in the finale

QIPCO Champion Stakes (Group 1) - all the news & quotes

2020/10/17

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3.40pm G1 QIPCO Champion Stakes 1m 1f 212y Addeybb strikes in the feature

THOROUGHBRED DAILY NEWS - Kameko To Tweenhills In 2021

2020/10/17

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This year's G1 2000 Guineas scorer Kameko (Kitten's Joy) will retire to Tweenhills Stud upon conclusion of his 3-year-old campaign this year. In addition to the 2000 Guineas, Kameko won last year's G1 Vertem Futurity Trophy....

Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Sponsored by QIPCO) (Group 1) - all the news & quotes

2020/10/17

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3.05pm G1 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Sponsored by QIPCO) 1m The Revenant goes one better in QEII

THOROUGHBRED DAILY NEWS - Pivotal’s Addeybb On Top In the Champion

2020/10/17

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As in the QEII, Ascot's feature G1 QIPCO Champion S. was a case of deep-ground lovers need only apply and Addeybb (Ire) (Pivotal {GB}) is certainly in that category as he finally registered a top-level...

QIPCO British Champions Fillies & Mares Stakes (Group 1) - all the news & quotes

2020/10/17

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2.30pm QIPCO British Champions Fillies & Mares Stakes 1m 3f 211y Wonderful Tonight hands trainer David Menuisier first British G1 win

QIPCO British Champions Fillies & Mares Stakes (Group 1) - all the news & quotes

2020/10/17

 

2.30pm QIPCO British Champions Fillies & Mares Stakes 1m 3f 211y Wonderful Tonight hands trainer David Menuisier first British G1 win

THOROUGHBRED DAILY NEWS - QEII Glory For Dubawi's The Revenant

2020/10/17

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With the ground very testing for Ascot's Qipco British Champions Day on Saturday, a confirmed mud-lover stepped forward to master the G1 Queen Elizabeth II S. in Al Asayl France's The Revenant (GB) (Dubawi {Ire})....

QIPCO British Champions Sprint Stakes (Group 1) - all the news & quotes

2020/10/17

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1.55pm G1 QIPCO British Champions Sprint Stakes 6f Hollie Doyle doubles up on Glen Shiel to win first G1

THOROUGHBRED DAILY NEWS - Le Havre’s Wonderful Tonight Unstoppable in the Fillies & Mares

2020/10/17

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It's been three decades since Culture Vulture (Timeless Moment) strutted her stuff at the top table in Chris Wright's blue-and-yellow silks and the music supremo has found a jewel to match that luminary's achievements after...

QIPCO British Champions Long Distance Cup (Group 2) - all the news & quotes

2020/10/17

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1.20pm G2 QIPCO British Champions Day Long Distance Cup 1m 7f 209y Doyle partners Trueshan to historic success

THOROUGHBRED DAILY NEWS - Hollie Doyle At The Double in Ascot’s Champions Sprint

2020/10/17

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Not content to rest on her laurels, rider-of-the-moment Hollie Doyle claimed a career-best success when guiding last month's G1 Haydock Sprint Cup runner-up Glen Shiel (GB) (Pivotal {GB}) to a dramatic success in Saturday's Qipco...

THOROUGHBRED DAILY NEWS - Planteur’s Trueshan Routs Long Distance Cup Rivals

2020/10/17

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Ascot's rain-affected British Champions Day opened with the £300,000 Qipco British Champions Long Distance Cup over the best part of two miles and it was Hollie Doyle, fresh from setting a record number of winners... 

Magical backed to cast spell on her rivals

2020/10/17

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Betfred, official bookmaker of Ascot Racecourse, has reported brisk business this morning ahead of the 10th QIPCO British Champions Day.

A fabulous six-race card awaits which features some of Flat racing's ultimate superstars including Palace Pier, Stradivarius and Magical.

A Magical moment on QIPCO British Champions Day in 2020?

2020/10/17

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QIPCO Champion Stakes favourite Magical is chasing a slice of history, as she attempts to become the first horse to win three times on QIPCO British Champions Day.

22 G1 winners in action on QIPCO British Champions Day

2020/10/17

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In total 22 individual G1 winners will be lining at Ascot on QIPCO British Champions Day. Between them, they have won 44 G1 contests.

QIPCO British Champions Day....the story so far

2020/10/17

Doyle has five chances to record first QIPCO British Champions Day success in landmark season

2020/10/17

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2020 has been a momentous year for Hollie Doyle. With Royal Ascot success and multiple Group-race winners, Doyle has established herself as one of the finest jockeys of her generation.

Rod Street looking forward to 10th QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot

2020/10/17

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Rod Street, Chief Executive of British Champions Series, said: "We are looking forward to another fabulous QIPCO British Champions Day with some brilliant clashes to look forward to later on track featuring some of the world's best horses.

Early going news on QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot

2020/10/17

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QIPCO British Champions Day is taking place for the 10th time at Ascot today. The going is: Soft, Heavy in places

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 …

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

2020/09/22

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ISSUED ON BEHALF OF BRITISH HORSERACING'S TRIPARTITE LEADERSHIP BODIES

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 …