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Tuesday 10th June 2008

TOTESPORT FESTIVAL WEEKEND AT ROYAL WINDSOR RACECOURSE
Saturday 28th June - Monday 30th June

The highlight of the racing season at Royal Windsor Racecourse is the Totesport Festival Weekend which takes place for the third year running at the UK’s only flat figure of eight racecourse, from Saturday 28th June to Monday 30th June inclusive. The Totesport Festival Weekend is a fantastic three day celebration of flat racing, sponsored by one of the UK’s principal betting organisations - Totesport.

The weekend of racing, fun and family entertainment starts on Saturday afternoon when the gates open at 12.30 prior to the first race at 2.30pm. Sunday’s afternoon of racing starts with the first race at 2.30pm and the afternoon’s entertainment is rounded off with family-friendly Royal Windsor Racecourse’s second Family Fun Day of 2008. As well as appearances from Spongebob Squarepants and Dora the Explorer, there will be face painters, bouncy castles, pony rides and a pet zoo along with obstacle courses to add to the colour and excitement of the day.

Accompanied children 16 and under enter for free while adult tickets start from just £8. You can make savings of up to £4 per ticket online when you book tickets at www.windsor-racecourse.co.uk. Dress code is smart casual.

The Festival concludes on Monday 30th June with an evening race fixture starting at 6.40pm. With a range of restaurants and bars guaranteed to meet every taste and budget, The Totesport Festival at Royal Windsor offers some of the best Class 1 racing you’ll see this Summer.

Lucy Bolton, Commercial Manager at Royal Windsor Racecourse, said: “We’re delighted that Totesport is sponsoring our third Festival Weekend and hope that people will enjoy the three days of entertainment and hopefully back a few winners! With family friendly racing in the afternoons and some of Britain’s most glamorous evening races in one weekend we really do have something for everyone.”
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ABOUT ROYAL WINDSOR RACECOURSE

For over 140 years Royal Windsor Racecourse has been entertaining Royalty, celebrities and visitors wanting a unique blend of royal heritage and intimate atmosphere in an unbeatable social setting.

The only flat figure of eight racecourse in the UK, Royal Windsor Racecourse is situated in 165 beautiful acres on an island in the River Thames. The unbeatable facilities and the dedicated team are guaranteed to exceed your expectations whether you are planning a private celebration, a corporate function or a social event with friends and family.

In 2007 Royal Windsor Racecourse attracted over 128,000 visitors. The racecourse is located in the heart of historic Windsor near the M4 and M25 and easily accessible by road, train, helicopter or boat.

For more information please visit:

www.windsor-racecourse.co.uk
or contact Lucy Bolton/Samantha Quinlan:
T: 01753 498400
E: lucy.bolton@windsor-racecourse.co.uk




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