Saturday is about style and sophistication, exhilarating racing and awesome entertainment. The feature race, The QIPCO 2000 Guineas, is one of Newmarket’s Group 1 races, open to three-year-old colts and boasts an impressive roll of honour including the unforgettable Frankel. Join us to see history in the making!
Alongside this fabulous racing, there is loads of free entertainment to ensure that you have an action packed day. There will be no less than two exhibitions for racegoers to explore during the festival. The first is a showcase of some of the best images in the Gods of Sports exhibition, currently at the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art. The temporary exhibition, located on the lawn in front of the Millennium Grandstand, features some of the most iconic sporting photography from the legendary ex Sunday Times sports photographer, Chris Smith. The second is an exhibition of select pieces from some of the UK’s most exciting sculptors. The Eclipse Lawn will host a stunning collection from a small number of artists, some of whom will be there on the day holding scheduled talks and demonstrations in between the racing.
The Hyperion Lawn, is a great new location for racegoers looking to socialise and meet up with friends. There will be music and live entertainment from a silhouette cutter throughout the day plus a fun zone with pony hoppers and a rodeo horse! The Hyperion Lawn will also host the Après Racing after party featuring special guest, Radio X and former Big Breakfast heart-throb Johnny Vaughan. Johnny will be on course throughout the day and evening and will entertain racegoers with a fantastic live DJ set after the last race.
For younger racegoers there is the exciting new Pony Club Zone located on the Boulevard Lawn. This area will be packed with fantastic horsey fun for everyone to enjoy throughout the festival. At The Jockey School kids can play with real tack and racing equipment then try on a set of authentic racing silks and learn to ride a race like Frankie Dettori on one of the equicisers, with tuition from one of our expert Jockey Coaches. There will also be Behind the Scenes Tours, an opportunity to meet a real racehorse, see a farriery demonstration, visit the Pony Club Mini Cinema and much more! There will also be an inflatable slide, bouncy castle, bungee run, soft play and face painting in the Family Enclosure. Don’t forget that children under 18 are welcome FREE!
Looking to make your day extra special? Book you place in our amazing Winning Post Pavilion. Located in the ultra-exclusive area on the far side of the track, you and your guests will be the envy of all racegoers as you feel the thunder of the horses galloping towards you and witness the champions passing the winning post whilst you enjoy an exceptional atmosphere with impeccable service and sumptuous cuisine. For more information and booking call us on 01638 675300
Be part of something special and join us for an incredible two days of incredible horseracing and entertainment.
The Premier Enclosure entitles you to enjoy the best facilities and the best views of the Winning Post
This enclosure provides good grandstand race viewing with access to view the Parade Ring, Pre-Parade Ring and Winners Circle.
Access to the Family Enclosure
-Admission to the Premier Enclosure and Champions Gallery Restaurant
- Panoramic views overlooking the race track
- Reserved table for the day
- Car Parking (1 per 2 people)
- Official Racecard
- TV Racing Coverage
- Tote Betting Facilities
- Welcome Arrival Drink and Amuse Bouche
- Exquisite 4 Course Menu
- Afternoon Tea
Albert Roux is a name synonymous with the very best in fine dining and the highest quality Michelin-starred cuisine. Following the success of last year, Newmarket Racecourses are proud to announce that Chez Roux, a premium hospitality experience between Albert and Newmarket Racecourses, will return to the QIPCO Guineas Festival 6 - 7 May 2017.
Call 01638 675 300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Located in the ultra-exclusive area on the far side of the track, you and your guests will be the envy of all racegoers as you feel the thunder of the horses galloping towards you and witness the champions pass the winning post, whilst enjoying an amazing hospitality experience.
Call 01638 675 300 To Book
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