Monday, 16 April 2012

Race for your ticket

Celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee at this year’s Investec Derby Festival

The Investec Derby Festival, on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd June, is the pinnacle of the sporting and social calendar, set to attract over 200,000 racegoers.epsom 176 1

The two-day festival opens with Investec Ladies’ Day on 1 June, with elegant, fashionable racegoers gath-ering for a classic day’s racing, which features the Group 1 Investec Oaks; combining high style stakes both on and off the track.

On Saturday 2 June, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations begin, with races including the ‘world’s greatest flat race’, the Investec Derby, worth £1.25m in prize money. Top names in fashion are involved with this illustrious event, including model and writer Laura Bailey, who is the official face of the Festival and often seen gracing the front row of fashion shows around the world. She will wear a bespoke hat on Investec Ladies’ Day, designed by celebrity milliner Philip Treacy. Theo Fennell, in honour of the Investec Derby Festival, has designed a Horseshoe Necklace, with a total of 60 diamonds.

To enjoy one of the most elite hospitality offerings at any British racecourse The Boisdale Enclosure, the perfect choice for Investec Ladies’ Day and limited to only 180 guests, offers an all inclusive, luxury experience. The enclosure reflects The Boisdale Group’s trademark and reputation for the finest whisky, cigars, jazz and cuisine, served within sumptuous and traditional surroundings.

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The package includes a three-course lunch, to be served inside the Pavilion, and an all-day complimentary champagne and oyster bar, adjacent to the Queen’s Stand, which boasts a private balcony directly overlooking the finishing line.

Packages for The Boisdale Enclosure start from £675 (plus VAT), or you can sit and enjoy a Carluccio’s picnic for two from £130 (plus VAT). Grandstand tickets start from £45 if purchased prior to 1 May 2012. For further information and to book tickets, please visit the website at

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