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The Highlight of the Racing Season – York Ebor Festival

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Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival Wed 23 – Sat 26 Aug 2017

The Ebor Festival is the highlight of the racing season at York, featuring the oldest, richest, fastest and most famous races. Sporting excellence combined with fashion and fun over four fabulous days.

Wednesday 23 August – Juddmonte International

Witness the best the sport has to offer. Featuring the richest race of York’s season, ranked number one of all thoroughbred horse races in the world 2012 – 14. Famously won by Frankel, considered by some the as the best thoroughbred in history.

Thursday 24 August – Darley Yorkshire Oaks & Ladies Day

Ladies Day, the social highlight. Dress to impress for fabulous prizes on the Ebor Fashion Lawn, including a luxury trip courtesy of Marriott Hotels. Home to the highest rated mare and fillies race in Europe 2014 -16, the Group 1 Darley Yorkshire Oaks.

Friday 25 August – Coolmore Nunthorpe

Race into the weekend. Featuring York’s fastest race, the Group1 Coolmore Nunthorpe ranked highest rated 1,000m sprint in the world 2014 -16.

Saturday 26 August – Betfred Ebor Day

Join the buzz of the raceday with your friends. Since 1840, York’s oldest and most famous race, the Betfred Ebor, has generated much excitement and tales.