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Yorkshire Ebor Festival 2021 At York Racecourse..
August 18 - August 21
Gates Open 11am
First Race 13.50
Last Race 17.20
The week to visit featuring our oldest, richest, fastest and most famous races.
Sporting excellence combined with fashion and fun over four fabulous days.
Please be assured that all racedays come with a money back refund guarantee for all advance bookings made direct with York Racecourse.
Please revisit the “latest news” section of this website for the latest information, as this will be updated with the applicable COVID-19 secure protocols for that day, as they become known.
Wednesday 18 August – Juddmonte International
Witness the best our sport has to offer.
Featuring the Juddmonte International (Group 1) – the showpiece race of our season, once again ranked number one of all thoroughbred horse races in the world after last year’s high-quality field.
Falling midweek, there is ample opportunity to enjoy the open spaces at the track.
Thursday 19 August – Darley Yorkshire Oaks & Ladies Day
Ladies Day, the social highlight.
Dress to impress. Regularly the highest rated mare and fillies race in Europe, the Group 1 Darley Yorkshire Oaks, takes place on this day- twice won by the “Queen of the Turf” – Enable.
Friday 20 August – Coolmore Nunthorpe
Race into the weekend.
Featuring our fastest race, the Group 1 Coolmore Nunthorpe, which ranked as the highest rated 1,000m sprint in the world again last year. A new course record of under 57 seconds was set last August, be here to enjoy it, just don’t blink.
As a tip, there is ample opportunity to enjoy the open spaces at the track.
Enjoy a short break in the White Rose County; discover more with Welcome to Yorkshire.
Saturday 21 August – Sky Bet Ebor
Join the buzz of a famous raceday with your friends.
PLEASE NOTE THAT COUNTY STAND ENCLOSURE HAS REACHED CAPACITY FOR THIS DAY.
Since 1843, our oldest and most famous race, the Ebor, has generated much excitement and many tales.
Despite the economic pressures of recent times, it remains likely to be the richest flat handicap in Europe, be here to savour the race and the buzz it creates.