The Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup is one of the most unique fixtures in the global racing calendar and, combined with a post-racing concert, is one of the highlights of our year.
While live music post-racing featuring Craig David, All Saints and Feeder is one of the most popular features of Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup day, there is plenty more to keep racegoers entertained throughout the day.
All Enclosures are nowSold Outfor the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup on Saturday 12th August.
At no other racecourse, on no other day, do the world’s top jockeys come together and split into teams to compete with each other for the points needed to claim racing ultimate team prize.
Six races between four teams will result in the winners being crowned in the closing ceremony.
The annual Party in the Paddock takes place after racing in the Old Paddock at Ascot and this year features Craig David, All Saints, Feeder and Scott Mills.
King Edward VII and Winning Post Enclosure ticket holders gain priority entry to the front area of the stage.
The concert will be screened around the grounds on screens, including the Bandstand Lawn.
Racegoers can indulge their youthful side at our free pop-up fairground that takes over the Bandstand Lawn all day and into the evening.
Cheer on the four teams competing today as the jockeys – representing Europe, Great Britain & Ireland, The Girls and The Rest of the World – are introduced to racegoers in the Parade Ring at 12.15pm, supported by cheerleaders.
Racegoers are invited to join a tour of Ascot Racecourse departing at 11.30am from Sovereign’s Gate by the Parade Ring. The tour will enable you to learn about the intricacies of racing and talk to experts who work behind the scenes. Please note the tour is limited to 25 people and operated on a first come, first served basis.
Situated in the heart of Ascot’s iconic Grandstand, Windsor Forest offers an intimate Dining experience for up to 50 guests, with elevated views of the horses in their final strides towards the winning line.
Perfectly positioned for easy access to the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup post-racing concert, racegoers will enjoy a one-course lunch, complementary drinks voucher and race card, and a sophisticated restaurant setting with shared tables to use as a base for the day
Ascot's welcomes picnics to be brought into the Racecourse and has designated lawns where racegoers can settle down to take in the action.
Guests can also bring one regular bottle of sparkling wine or Champagne to accompany their picnic.
Book a taxi to and from Ascot to ensure you have one less worry on the day
King Edward VII Enclosure and Winning Post Enclosure
Ladies generally like to dress for a smart occasion.
Gentlemen usually wear a jacket with a collared shirt and tie.
Whilst this style of dress is preferred it is not compulsory during the jumps season.
Queen Anne Enclosure
Whilst we encourage racegoers to wear smart clothing, no formal dress code applies to the Queen Anne Enclosure.
Ascot Racecourse is ideally situated in beautiful wooded countryside adjoining Windsor Great Park and about a 50 minute drive or train journey from London.
Located close to the M3, M4, M40 & M25 motorways and to London Heathrow for international visitors, Ascot offers easy access for all racegoers wherever their departure point.
Please arrive early. As a major national event we take our security obligations very seriously and are conscious of events around us, as are the hosts of other major sporting events. There will be delays at the entrances and racegoers and participants alike are advised to arrive early.