Mark your calendars - get ready for the Sky Bet Ebor Festival 2024! Discover the festival dates, race times, featured races to watch out for, and tips on how to attend this celebrated horse racing event in style.

Are you excited about attending the York Ebor Festival 2024, one of the last major race meetings of the flat season? Look no further, as this ultimate guide has got you covered with all the essential information you need to know about this celebrated horse racing event.

From the festival dates and times to the races you must watch out for, we have all the need-to-know information.

So, get ready to experience the thrill of world-class racing and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Ebor Festival as we dive into the details of this esteemed event.

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What is the Ebor Festival?

The Ebor Festival is a four-day race meeting held annually at York Racecourse. Each August, the event features four race days including:

  • Wednesday is the Juddmonte International Day, featuring the Great Voltigeur Stakes and the Acomb Stakes
  • Thursday is Ladies' Day and features the Lowther Stakes and the Yorkshire Oaks
  • Friday is Nunthorpe Day and features the Nunthorpe Stakes, the Gimcrack Stakes, and the Strensall Stakes
  • Saturday is Ebor Day, which features the Ebor Handicap and the Lonsdale Cup

When is the 2024 Ebor Festival?

This year, the Ebor Festival will take place from Wednesday 21st August to Saturday 24th August.

The full list of race days is as follows:

  • Juddmonte International, Wednesday 21st August
  • Yorkshire Oaks/Ladies Day, Thursday 22nd August
  • Coolmore Nunthorpe, Friday 23rd August
  • Sky Bet Ebor Festival, Saturday 24th August

Where is the Ebor Festival?

The Ebor Festival takes place at York Racecourse, in York, North Yorkshire, England.

What is the biggest race at the Ebor Festival?

The Juddmonte International at York Racecourse was recognized as the top race in Great Britain by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities in 2020.

It serves as the highlight of the opening day of the Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival and is considered the premier event of all thoroughbred horse races in the country, making it the standout race of the festival.

How long is the Ebor race?

The Ebor Handicap is open to horses aged four years or older and is over a distance of 1 mile, 5 furlongs, and 188 yards (2,787 meters).

What time do the Ebor Festival races start?

Each day, the Ebor Festival races start at 1:50 pm.

What to wear to the Ebor Festival

The Grandstand and Paddock area at the Ebor Festival doesn't have a strict dress code, giving you the freedom to dress as you please and feel at ease.

However, many racegoers in this section take cues from the County Stand dress code and use the opportunity to showcase their glamorous ensembles.

It's the perfect excuse to dress to the nines and make a statement at this prestigious event.

How to secure your place at the Ebor Festival 2024

At Seat Unique, we are proud to be the Official Hospitality Sales Provider at York Racecourse, giving horse racing enthusiasts the chance to access official Ebor Festival hospitality and private box packages.

From gourmet food and drink options and exceptional views of the track, premium experiences at York Races are guaranteed to make your day at the races an unforgettable experience.

So don't miss out on the opportunity to witness this momentous event from one of a lavish private box or luxury stand. Book your place today and indulge in the ultimate VIP treatment at the Ebor Festival.

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