Tickets available for Champions Day 2017

Champions Day 2017 Tickets Available

Secure your spot at Britain’s richest raceday on Saturday 21 October

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QIPCO British Champions Day is the breathtaking finale to the British Flat racing season. Ascot racecourse is set alight on the nation’s richest ever raceday, as champions are crowned kings and queens of the turf.

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The best horses and jockeys from across the globe will be in action to compete for a record-breaking £4.26 million purse as they bid to follow in the hoof prints of former series stars, no less than the almighty Frankel, who signed off his glittering career in the showpiece event on this day in 2012.

2017 looks set to be bigger and better than ever before, with the presentation for Stobart Champion Flat Jockey occurring earlier on in the day.

Book your tickets now to be at Ascot on Saturday 21st October to celebrate with the heroes of this year’s QIPCO British Champions Day!

LD The QIPCO British Champions Long Distance Cup

Live on Channel 4 and Racing UK

The staying stars get the day off to a stellar start in the £350,000 QIPCO British Champions Long Distance Cup. In 2016, Martin Harley registered his first Champions Day success on Sheikhzayedroad.

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SP The QIPCO British Champions Sprint Stakes

Live on Channel 4 and Racing UK

The sprinters take centre stage in the £600,000 QIPCO British Champions Series Sprint. Can the Tin Man, land back-to-back renewals of  the Series sprinting finale?

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FM The QIPCO British Champions Fillies & Mares Stakes

Live on Channel 4 and Racing UK

The £600,000 climax to the QIPCO British Champions Series Fillies & Mares category provides a fantastic end-of-season target for the top female stars of the turf.

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MI The Queen Elizabeth II Stakes Sponsored by QIPCO

Live on Channel 4 and Racing UK

Some of the best horses in the world will line up to contest Europe’s richest mile race. With a plethora of top talent in the Series, can Minding retain her title in 2017?

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MD The QIPCO Champion Stakes

Live on Channel 4 and Racing UK

The 2017 QIPCO British Champions Series comes to a climax in the most valuable mile and a quarter race in Europe. The £1.3 million QIPCO Champion Stakes will see the middle distance stars do battle for their place in racing history.

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QIPCO British Champions is the explosive finale to the British Flat racing season. It’s the day when champions are crowned as Ascot racecourse is set alight on the nation’s richest ever raceday.

Raceday Programme

Download the full Raceday Programme for QIPCO British Champions Day

Guide to the Day

Horses race past the post on QIPCO British Champions Day

What to wear

In Premier, Ladies and Gents should dress for a smart occasion, with gents wearing a jacket with a collar and tie.

Whilst smart dress is encouraged, there is no formal dress code for Grandstand.

Both enclosures are encouraged to prepare for a typical British autumn day!

Food and drink

Ascot offers a wide ring of eating and drinking options. Check out their website for the full range of outlets.

Champions crowned

For the first time the champions of the Flat season will be crowned on QIPCO British Champions Day. Following a restructure to the former Championship dates the Champion Jockey, Champion Apprentice and Champion Owner will all awarded their trophies at Ascot, together with their prizes (£25,000 for the Champion Jockey, £10,000 for the runner-up and £5,000 for the Champion Apprentice).

Check out the current Championship table on the Great British Racing website.

Other entertainment

There will also be a host of other on-the-day activity to compliment the Group 1 action on the track!

Tickets

Tickets can be purchased from the Ascot Ticket Kiosk.

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This year Ascot will benefit from having three main enclosures on Britain’s richest raceday

King Edward VII Enclosure – £85
Winning Post Enclosure – £45
Queen Anne Enclosure 1-9 Tickets £24.00
Queen Anne Enclosure 10+ Tickets £20.00 (Offer Valid Until 16th October 2017)

Enclosures

There are three enclosures at Ascot for QIPCO British Champions Day; King Edward VII, The Winning Post and Queen Anne.QIPCO British Champions Day

King Edward VII Enclosure (formerly known as Premier)

Guests will have an unsurpassed vantage point from where to watch the action unfold and enjoy access to exclusive bars and restaurants across the stylish and spacious fourth floor of the Grandstand. Fourth floor capacity has been reduced from 4,500 to 1,700 to ensure that guests can enjoy a relaxed environment and a guaranteed balcony seat from where they can enjoy uninterrupted views of racing action.

The Winning Post Enclosure

Located on the west end of the Grandstand’s ground-floor, the Winning Post Enclosure offers guests a private enclave yet is in the heart of the action. With private viewing lawns immediately adjacent to the Winning Post, this is the closest you will get to the crucial final moments of each race. Guests will also have access to a second viewing lawn where they are welcome to enjoy a picnic.

Queen Anne Enclosure (formerly known as Grandstand Admission)

Queen Anne Enclosure Admission provides access to the Parade Ring, Pre-Parade Ring and the excellent facilities and viewing areas on the Concourse Level of the Grandstand, with a variety of places to eat, drink and bet.

All under-18s are admitted free.

Buy your tickets from the Ascot Ticket Kiosk.