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King George VI Weekend

Programme & Tickets

Friday 28th – Saturday 29th July 2017

King George VI Weekend | Friday

Enjoy a competitive six-race card, including the John Guest Brown Jack Stakes. This race commemorates the racing legend, who won at no less than seven different Royal Meetings. Also on the card is the Carraig Insurance EBF Stallions Valiant Stakes.

KING GEORGE VI WEEKEND | SATURDAY

The King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (sponsored by QIPCO) is the feature race and the European mid-season middle distance championship. Off-track a wonderful array of bars and sublime entertainment are available.
For more information and to book tickets for Saturday please click here

Raceday Programme

11:00 am Gates Open
1:50 pm First Race
5:05 pm Last Race
Times may be subject to change

Ticket Types

£18 £21


Queen Anne Enclosure - Advanced price On the Day Price

Queen Anne Enclosure

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PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS THE GRANDSTAND ENCLOSURE

The Queen Anne Enclosure 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. 

£23 £28


King Edward VII Enclosure - Advanced price On the Day Price

King Edward VII Enclosure

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PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS PREMIER ADMISSION 

For enhanced views of the racing, the King Edward VII Enclosure provides exclusive access to the best facilities on Level 4 of the Grandstand. Along with access to the Queen Anne Enclosure, racegoers also have exclusive access to lawns in front of the Winning Post on premier racedays.

FREE


Children

Children

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There is free entry for under-18s on all racedays when accompanied by an adult. These tickets are issued on the day and there is no need to pre-order. Please note that identification to verify age may be required at the turnstiles.

The Experience

The King George VI Weekend celebrates the best of the British summer, and is one of Ascot’s most prestigious race meetings outside of the Royal Meeting.

the height of summer style and sophistication

The weekend combines world-class Flat racing with summer style and modern fashions, in a quintessential English gerden party setting. 

The Friday is a stylish way to start the weekend, leave the office and gather colleagues and clients or picnic on the lawn with family and friends.

Enjoy the champagne and cocktails bars and a range of entertainment or upgrade to the unique fine dining option

Competitive Racing

Competitive racing is at the heart of the Friday of the King George VI Weekend, with a six-race card featuring the John Guest Brown Jack Stakes that commemorates the racing legend who won at no less than seven different Royal Meetings.

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OFF THE TRACK

Together with QIPCO, we are delighted to introduce a sculpture that will be present at all future King George VI Weekend meetings to commemorate the previous year’s winner of the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (sponsored by QIPCO)

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Enclosures

There are several experiences to choose from. Each offers a truly unique experience at our historic racecourse.

King Edward VII Enclosure

PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS PREMIER ADMISSION

With seated balconies overlooking both the Parade Ring and track, racegoers have unsurpassed views of the action before, during, and after each race.  Guests will enjoy a selection of elegant bars and dining options on this private fourth-floor and can also access all of the facilities available to customers in the Queen Anne Enclosure.

Queen Anne Enclosure

PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS THE GRANDSTAND ENCLOSURE

Put yourself at the centre of the raceday, at the very heart of the action. Racegoers in the Queen Anne Enclosure can view the horses in the Parade Ring before heading trackside to watch the top-class racing. You will find plenty of delicious options for food and drink, or you may choose to bring your own to enjoy a relaxed picnic on the lawns.

Fine Dining

Fine Dining packages at Ascot offer guests sumptuous lunches, afternoon teas and fine wines in stunning restaurants including our popular On5 resturant.

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Plan Your Day

Racecourse Tour

Enjoy a free guided tour from one of our iconic Bowler Hat Stewards including a visit to the weighing room and jockey’s changing rooms. For times and location please refer to the Racecard on the day.

Food and Drink

There is plenty of delicious on-the-go and casual food options available to racegoers throughout the Racecourse.

Free Wi-Fi

We are delighted to be able offer all racegoers access to free wi-fi during your visit to Ascot. Use it to share your experience with us on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook

Race Times

Keep on track with a full list of current race times. All times are subject to change

Plan Your Journey

Situated in the heart of the Berkshire countryside, located close to the M3, M4, M40 & M25 motorways and reached in just under one hour by train from London, Ascot offers easy access for all racegoers wherever their departure point.

Picnic Policy

Racegoers are welcome to bring their own picnics as long as they abide by our Picnic Policy. Picnics must be brought in at the time of entry to the enclosure and not on re-entry. 

ASCOT SHOP VOUCHERS

We are delighted to offer you the opportunity to pre-purchase raceday specific vouchers to spend in The Ascot Shop – a fabulous way to spoil a guest or family member and ensure that they take home something to remember their special day. Vouchers can be purchased in denominations of £10, £25 and £50.

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Ascot Racecourse Parking & Facilities Map

Parking Prices for King George VI Weekend

Car Park 1 Cars £ 8.00
Car Park 5 Cars £ 6.00
Car Park 6 Cars FREE
Car Park 6 Cars, Coaches, Minibuses & Limos FREE

Car parks open at 9:00am
Car parks close at 9:00pm

The best available car park spaces for each admission level will be sold first, so book early for the most convenient location.

Booked a Package?

Car park labels are included with all restaurant packages. Additional labels should be purchased in advance by calling +44 (0)844 346 0346. 

A £1 booking fee now applies to all orders placed online (excluding print at home tickets). This charge will be applied at the payment stage or is included in any additional charge for special postage methods. Orders placed by telephone will incur a £3 booking fee. 

Coach Drivers

Coach drivers can obtain a free Queen Anne Enclsoure Admission ticket on production of their PCV or PSV licence and their work docket to any Ticket Office on all Ascot Racedays excluding King George VI Weekend, The Shergar Cup and British Champions Day. 

For Royal Ascot, unfortunately, we are not able to provide any free tickets for Coach Drivers in any enclosure.

 

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