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Racing at Ascot 2018: Christmas Racing Weekend

Type:Sporting Event

Ascot Racecourse, High Street, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7JX

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Racing at Ascot 2018: Christmas Racing Weekend

About

This festive two-day finale offers the perfect opportunity to celebrate with family, friends or colleagues as the holidays begin in earnest.

Festive menus, winter cocktails, mulled wine, brass bands, complimentary mince pies and a spectacularly decorated Grandstand provide a perfect excuse to leave the office early. Hospitality Packages available.

On the track, the jumps racing card offers competitive action as the build-up to March’s Cheltenham Festival intensifies.

The equine stars of the future contest a pair of Grade 2 races. The Sky Bet Supreme Trial Novices’ Hurdle and the Mitie Novices’ Chase are prestigious prizes that often prove to be seasonal stepping-stones.

The action continues on Saturday with Ascot’s most valuable day of Jumps racing and a family day full of festive surprises. Throughout December evenings, Ascot host enchanting Christmas Parties for small shared bookings or exclusive large celebrations.

imply an unmissable date in the diaries for our regular racegoers. The most valuable racecard of Ascot’s jumps season, visits from Father Christmas and his reindeer, story-telling from Mrs Christmas, pony rides, huskies, a carol singing concert, festive cocktails, fine dining, Christmas classics at an open-air screening (Elf… anyone?) and free fairground rides. Children can attend and eat for free too at this family day. Truly an elegant and uplifting day to celebrate with loved ones.

On the track, highlights are two £150,000 races, an ultra-competitive The Wessex Youth Trust Handicap Hurdle and the Grade 1 JLT Long Walk Hurdle one of the most prestigious long-distance hurdle races in Britain.

There are numerous high class supporting races over the two-day meeting, offering punters opportunities to earn themselves a late Christmas bonus. Throughout December evenings, Ascot host enchanting Christmas Parties for small shared bookings or exclusive large celebrations.

Facilities

Catering

  • Full liquor licence
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Picnic Site
  • Refreshments Available
  • Restaurant
  • Vegetarians catered for

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Children’s packs
  • Children's Meals
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities
  • Groups welcome
  • Toilets on Site

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • Free parking
  • On Site Car Parking
  • Parking (charge)
  • Parking (free)
  • Railway station within walking distance

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Diners Club accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside
  • Smoking Some Areas

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth - Colts and Fillies Club for under 17s.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From London and the North: M4 Junction 6 onto the A332 Windsor by-pass and follow the signs to Ascot. From the West: M4 Junction 10 to the A329(M) signed to Bracknell and follow the signs to Ascot. From the South and East: M3 Junction 3 onto the A332 signed to Bracknell and follow the signs to Ascot. From the Midlands: M40 southbound, Junction 4. Take the A404 towards the M4 (Junction 8/9). On the M4 head towards Heathrow / London. Leave M4 at Junction 6 and follow A332Windsor by-pass to Ascot. All visitors are advised to arrive as early as possible to avoid delays.

Public Transport Directions

South Western Railways runs a frequent service to Ascot from both Reading and London Waterloo. The average journey time is 27 minutes from Reading and 52 minutes from Waterloo. Regular services also run from Guildford. The railway station is a seven-minute walk from the racecourse.

Please note that Ascot is not within the London Oyster Card Zone.

Opening Times

Christmas Racing Weekend (21 Dec 2018 - 22 Dec 2018)

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