Ascot Racecourse

The UK’s Most Prestigious Horse Racing Venue

Ascot Racecourse is a leading horse racing venue located in Ascot, Berkshire. Conveniently situated in gorgeous wooded countryside near the Royal beauty that is Windsor Great Park. This prestigious course retains a major name in the sporting world due to its close ties with the Royal Family. The beautiful racecourse features well-groomed lawns and terraces, balconies with superb views, tasteful tea rooms and fine dining restaurants.

The prized horse racing location boasts a large thirteen of Britain’s thirty six annual Group One horse races – the highest level of thoroughbred and standardbred flat races. The racecourse currently stages twenty six days of racing throughout the year, including eighteen flat meetings held between the months of May and October. Additionally, it also hosts significant jump racing fixtures during the jump season.

Although Ascot Racecourse plays host to numerous major events each year, Royal Ascot is without a doubt the highlight of the calendar. The highly prized event is even often regarded as the ‘jewel on the crown’ of Ascot Racecourse. Alone, Royal Ascot holds an astounding eight Group One races spread across its five spectacular days of unparalleled action.

QIPCO British Champion’s Day is another phenomenal landmark race day held at Ascot Racecourse every year. This winter race day is often thought of as the grand finale of the flat racing season in Britain and thus attracts some of the world’s finest horses.

Year on year, you can witness world-class racing action at one of the greatest courses in the UK, with an exhilarating atmosphere that can be felt throughout Ascot.