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The August Bank Holiday Weekend gets off to a flying start with Royal Windsor Racecourse’s End of Season Extravaganza on Saturday 25th August. The first race starts at 5.15pm, adult tickets start from just £7 and children 16 and under enter for free. Savings of up to £4 per person can be made by advance booking tickets online at

Once you’ve had a flutter on some of the most exciting flat-racing the UK has to offer, the fun continues after the last race with live entertainment from the ‘Word’s Hardest Working Band’ – The Commitments. Featuring some of the original cast-members from the Oscar-nominated 1991 classic film, Dublin’s Saviours of Soul - The Commitments are as popular as ever and will promise a show to remember on the Paddock Lawn. You will be able to dance the night away to classics such as ‘Mustang Sally’ and ‘Try a little Tenderness’, ‘Mr Pitiful’, ‘Take me to the River’, ‘In the Midnight Hour’ and many more old favourites!

Lucy Dickson, Commercial Manager at Royal Windsor Racecourse, said: “We’re hoping that all of our guests will enjoy the last evening racing fixture of 2007 and that everyone will be lucky - especially in our Lucky Horseshoes Scratch-card Prize Draw to win a Race-day to Remember for 20 worth £8,000. We’ll be here – will you?”

The Royal Windsor Lucky Horseshoes Scratch-cards have been given out to all race goers in July and August aged 16 and over. Lucky Horseshoes Scratch-cards provide instant prizes ranging from Royal Windsor Racecourse umbrellas, free burgers and pints of Carlsberg to gourmet meals in the Castle Restaurant. If you have completed a scratch card make sure you come along on the 25th August for your chance to win a fabulous day at the races. The prize draw will take place in the winner’s enclosure after the 5th race of the evening.

After the End of Season Extravaganza the next racing fixtures at Royal Windsor Racecourse are afternoon races starting at 2.30pm on 1st, 8th and 15th October.



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 2006 Royal Windsor Racecourse attracted over 135,000 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 or contact:

Lucy Dickson/Sam Quinlan
T: 01753 498400

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