Sir Francis Brooke Bt appointed Chairman of Ascot Authority (Holdings) Ltd

The Ascot Authority is pleased to announce that at yesterday’s board meeting, Sir Francis Brooke Bt. succeeded Johnny Weatherby as Chairman of Ascot Authority (Holdings) Limited (AAHL). Johnny Weatherby remains as Her Majesty’s Representative at Ascot, a post to which he was appointed in 2011. Her Majesty’s Representative is responsible for all matters relating to the Royal Family and the Royal Enclosure at Royal Ascot. Francis Brooke has been a Trustee and Director of AAHL since 2011. As Chairman of AAHL, he will be responsible…

The Prince’s Countryside Fund celebrates HRH The Prince Of Wales Birthday at Ascot

On Friday 23rd November, racegoers enjoyed the fourth renewal of The Prince’s Countryside Fund Raceday at Ascot, attended by TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall. Celebrating his recent 70th birthday, HRH, The Prince of Wales met supporters, ambassadors and beneficiaries of his Countryside Fund throughout the day. As part of the celebrations, HRH unveiled a magnificent bronze horse statue by Nic Fiddian-Green in the Pre-Parade Ring entitled, “Into the Wind”, as well as cutting a beautifully detailed celebration cake kindly made…

Rosie Margarson wins The Prince’s Countryside Fund Charity Race

Rosie Margarson won The Prince’s Countryside Fund Charity Race at Ascot Racecourse this afternoon riding Caribbean Spring trained by her father George Margarson. Caribbean Spring ran well from start to finish, having made a good start, with Samantha Hills, riding Strategic Heights, closing behind her in second. The race took place over seven furlongs of the National Hunt Course, with the hurdles removed, on Good to Soft, Good in places ground. HRH The Prince of Wales awarded Rosie with her prize at Ascot. She holds…

Ascot Racecourse & NBC Sports Group partner on six-year media rights extension

ASCOT RACECOURSE AND NBC SPORTS GROUP PARTNER ON SIX-YEAR MEDIA RIGHTS EXTENSION NBC Sports Group, the Home of Horse Racing, Will Present More than 20 Live Hours of Royal Ascot Coverage Annually, With Increased On-Site Presence NBCSN’s Live Coverage of Royal Ascot Will Be Streamed on NBCSports.comand the NBC Sports App   8 November 2018 - NBC Sports Group and Ascot Racecourse – home to one of the most prestigious race meetings in the world – have reached a six-year agreement to extend NBC Sports Group’s exclusive…

All the news from QIPCO British Champions Day 2018

QIPCO BRITISH CHAMPIONS DAY RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE ASCOT, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018   Records of trainers with declared runners on QIPCO British Champions Day   Andrew Balding (19 runners, no wins) 2011 QIPCO British Champions Long Distance Cup 10th Chiberta King Jimmy Fortune 33/1 2011 QIPCO British Champions Sprint 6th Night Carnation Jimmy Fortune 25/1 2011 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes Sponsored By QIPCO 7th Side Glance Jimmy Fortune 50/1 2012 QIPCO Future Stars Apprentice Handicap 7th Highland Colori Thomas Brown 9/2f 2012 Queen Elizabeth II…

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