The biggest and richest racing day of the year at Market Rasen Racecourse has a new backer.
Leading online bookmaker 188BET is becoming the sponsor of Summer Plate Ladies’ Day in association with Lincs FM which this year is on Saturday, 21st July.
The summer meeting regularly attracts over 8,500 visitors, features the showpiece £50,000 Listed steeple chase - the most valuable race staged at the Lincolnshire racecourse and the pre-eminent jumps race of the summer in Britain - and is covered by the cameras of ITV Racing.
Total prize-money in 2018 is up by just under ten per cent to £143,000, with the accompanying Listed 188BET Summer Hurdle now worth £40,000.
188BET has been a sponsor at Market Rasen Racecourse since September 2016, with support during the autumn and winter jump racing programme totalling 63 races to date. The business also has a large and established profile within Jockey Club Racecourses, the parent group of the Lincolnshire venue.
With the VIP Enclosure, VIP Picnic Experience, as well as all hospitality and the restaurant already sold out four weeks in advance, and a limited number of tickets remaining for the County Enclosure, the day is set for a five-figure attendance for the first time in five years. Tickets for the County Enclosure, as well as Tattersalls and the Lawn Enclosure, remain on sale.
Racing fans are recommended to buy their tickets in advance for the big day in order to avoid disappointment.
Thousands of visitors dress up for the best social event in Lincolnshire and are in with a chance of winning a Style Award. Racegoers will also be well entertained following the final race, with Lincs FM hosting a live Après Racing DJ set.
“We are thrilled to announce that 188BET is the new sponsor of Summer Plate Ladies’ Day in association with Lincs FM, the highest profile racing day every year at Market Rasen Racecourse. It is very pleasing to develop further our established partnership with 188BET. With advance sales well ahead of previous seasons, we anticipate that we will be welcoming a very large summer crowd on 21st July, a day when our racecourse is very much in the national spotlight.”
Gates open at the racecourse on Saturday, 21st July, at 11.35am. The first race is at 1.35pm, with the finale at 5pm. The event finishes at 6.45pm.
Advance purchase prices: the limited availability tickets for the County Enclosure are £28.80, for Tattersalls it’s £21.60 (£24 on the day) and in the Lawn Enclosure £11.70 (£13 on the day). More information is available – and tickets can be purchased - at www.marketrasenraces.co.uk.
For further information, please contact:
Nadia Powell, General Manager, at Market Rasen Racecourse, on 01673 843434 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Market Rasen Racecourse, which is part of The Jockey Club, is staging 22 jump racing meetings in 2018 and is a leading conference and events centre in the East Midlands. It has been chosen by the Racehorse Owners Association as one of the top six smaller racecourses in Britain for the last three years. More information is available at www.marketrasenraces.co.uk.
The Jockey Club stages thrilling sporting occasions including The Randox Health Grand National, The Cheltenham Festival and The Investec Derby. Millions of people every year enjoy the special experiences we offer through racing, music, food and entertainment. Governed by Royal Charter, every penny we make goes back into British Racing to help the sport thrive. We were founded in 1750 and today we are the largest commercial group in Britain’s second-biggest spectator sport, operating 15 racecourses nationwide, The National Stud, Jockey Club Estates, Jockey Club Catering, Jockey Club Live and our charity, Racing Welfare. For more information visit www.thejockeyclub.co.uk.
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