The first fixture of the 2018 Flat season at Ascot represents the perfect opportunity for the racegoers to get acquainted with the world’s most famous racecourse ahead of the summer season with some great midweek action. A popular day for corporate entertainment.
The day is underpinned by the Group 3 Longines Sagaro Stakes. In recent years, the 2 mile race has been won by both Colour Vision and Estimate on their way to Gold Cup glory at Royal Ascot.
Learn about racing via a free guided tour, a fascinating insight into behind-the-scenes racing at a racecourse dating back more than three centuries. A leisurely day to have a flutter, enjoy live jazz and sample the many bars and restaurants on offer.
Gates open at 11am.
Arrive early and join a free tour of the racecourse where you can learn the intricacies of racing and talk to behind the scenes experts.
Get expert analysis of the racecard from IJF racing tipster and jockey David Crosse at the Blakes Pad stage (in the centre of the Grandstand) before the 1st race.