NEW 2008 SEASON AT ROYAL WINDSOR RACECOURSE
Royal Windsor Racecourse announces the fixtures for its 2008 racing season which include popular favourites as well as exciting new initiatives for 2008 in the 26 meeting line-up. Ticket prices range from £8 to £22 with online booking discounts available at www.windsor-racecourse.co.uk and accompanied children 16 and under enter free.
The 2008 season gets off to a flying start with an afternoon’s racing on Monday 14th April followed by the first Monday Night racing of the season on 21st April and the first Family Fun Day of the year on Bank Holiday Monday (5th May) which will feature crowd-pleasing appearances from Bob the Builder and Wendy.
The first of our themed Monday Night Racing evenings is the all-new Australia Night on 2nd June which will feature live entertainment on the Paddock Green from Faye Richards and her amazing Kylie tribute act - guaranteed to have you ‘spinning-around’.
The themed fun continues with Irish Night (7th July) and Caribbean Night (11th August) while the favourite in the style stakes - Ladies Night (28th July) offers fabulous prizes for the best dressed ladies and guarantees an elegant Summer evening on the Paddock Lawn. The Totesport Festival Weekend (28th June - 30th June) offers some great flat racing and also appearances from Spongebob Squarepants and Dora The Explorer on the Family Fun Day (Sunday 29th June). The final Family Fun Day of the season (Sunday 10th August) will feature Fifi and Bumble from Fifi and the Flowertots.
At the amazing End of Season Extravaganza on Saturday 23rd August, reality TV start Tony Hadley, formerly of Spandau Ballet, will be performing after the evening’s exciting racing.
Lucy Bolton, Commercial Manager at Royal Windsor Racecourse said: “The 2008 Social Season officially starts here with our famous Monday Night Racing where we offer a great evening’s entertainment in an unbeatable setting on an island in the River Thames. Whether you’re just looking for something new to try on a Monday or planning a social event with family and friends, Royal Windsor Racecourse offers a fabulous experience, superb hospitality in our refurbished restaurants and a night to remember.”
Monday Night Racing dates in 2008 are: 21st April; 28th April; 12th May; 19th May; 2nd June (Australia Night); 9th June; 16th June; 23rd June; 30th June; 7th July (Irish Night); 14th July; 21st July; 28th July (Ladies Night); 4th August; 11th August (Caribbean Night); and 18th August. Monday afternoon racing continues in the Autumn on the following dates: 29th September; 6th October; 13th October; and 20th October.
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
Lucy Bolton/Samantha Quinlan
Tel: 01753 498400
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