As racing makes its way back to Brighton, Brighton Racecourse returns to our pages this month to discuss all that is on offer for the spring season
Spring is finally here and horses are at the ready! The Season Opening Race Evening at Brighton Racecourse, on Tuesday eve 24th April, is a great date to book on your social calendar.
Brighton’s racecourse is a local icon that must be experienced. Established in 1783, it has been standing on whitehawk hill overlooking Brighton for 235 years.
On a bright blue sky day the views over the racecourse and out to sea are breath-taking and the excitement of the thunder of hooves creates such a high. With 21 fixtures taking place from the 24th April until the 18th October – you will surely find a date that would suit you.
“It is important to us that each person visiting the Racecourse receives premium service, enjoys great food and leaves with great memories,” said Paul Ellison, Executive Director. “We are committed to making every visitor feel welcome and looked after. We’ll even help you place a bet if you’ve never done it before – it’s really easy and adds an extra shot of excitement to the day.”
There are many ways to experience the races in Brighton- from General Admissions in the stands, to the lounge of the Premier Enclosure or dining in Silks restaurant – the options for you to choose are varied. One such incredible experience not to be missed is the Behind The Scenes Tour. If you are a newcomer to racing, or just a keen racing fan, who would like to see what goes on behind the scenes of the sport of kings, then this is a great way to experience a day at the races. Or what about trying our new Great British Afternoon Tea package and sip on prosecco while eating dainty sandwiches and desserts. This is a perfect way to savor the atmosphere of this historical sport of kings.
We have a number of hospitality packages available – perfect for entertaining clients. A popular and memorable day out, why not treat your valuable clients to our Celebration Package, which allows you to host in your very own private suite or trackside box. This private suite has first class views and a grazing menu with matching beverages, waited bar service, complimentary racecards and access to private betting facilities.
With so may fixtures to choose from in 2018, excellent food and drink, easy access via public transport including a free shuttle bus from Brighton station, free parking and affordable tickets, a day at the races makes for unbeatable fun and a great excuse to get your friends together or treat your staff to a day out.
Gates open at 3.00pm on Tuesday 24th April for the Season Opening Race Evening with races starting at approximately 4.30pm and finishing at approximately 7.50pm.