QIPCO British Champions Day, The Season's Grand Finale - Saturday 21st October 2017

Ascot racecourse is set alight on the nation’s richest ever raceday, as champions are crowned kings and queens of the turf. Join us to earn your Horseracing Certificate and Intro to Pony Racing badge if you haven’t done so already, or show off all that you have learnt at previous race days on the biggest stage of them all – QIPCO British Champions Day, Saturday 21st October 2017.

The 'Fan Zone in association with The Pony Club' offers you the chance to:

  • Enjoy a tour of the racecourse before racing, including a visit to the weighing room and paddock
  • Put on some racing silks and learn to ride like a jockey with a bitesize lesson from a jockey coach
  • Try out your new skills on the British Racing School’s electrical racing simulator
  • Get up close to an ex-racehorse and a racing pony
  • Learn about the thoroughbred breed thanks to a painted horse demonstration
  • Find out about racing tack and jockeys' equipment
  • Discover the huge inflatable Winning Post
  • Take part in competitions to win exciting prizes

All activities are FREE, as is entry to the racecourse for all under 18s.

Stay tuned for news of more exciting activities coming soon!

Balmoral Handicap Trophy Presentation Competition – New For 2017!

Three lucky young racegoers will WIN the opportunity to each present one of the three trophies for the Balmoral Handicap, the final race on QICPO British Champions Day 2017 and Europe’s richest Mile handicap.

Prize also includes:

  • 2x Winning Post Enclosure tickets for accompanying adults (under 18s go free).
  • 3x Racing Lounge (2 adult, 1 child) badges. The Racing Lounge is a private facility for guests of QIPCO British Champions Day.
  • Winners and their families will be permitted into the parade ring to watch the race and see the winners make the presentation.

To enter, visit http://bcseri.es/BalmoralPresent and enter your details.

Competition opens on Monday 11th September and closes at midnight on Sunday 1st October. Winners will be contacted during the week commencing 2nd October. Good luck!

Register Your Interest

To help us estimate numbers attending each event, please register your interest by clicking the button below.

Once registered, you will receive an email with more information at the beginning of the week that you are going racing.

All under-18s are eligible for FREE entry to all racecourses across Britain when accompanied by an adult (up to four under 18s per adult). All adults will need to purchase their tickets separately.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

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What can you expect?

Check out these great photos from past events at British Champions Day!

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