Ascot – King George Weekend – The Furlong Club

27th July

The Furlong Club

Glamour and glory abound at King George Day. This is Ascot’s midsummer prestige event and its showpiece race The King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (sponsored by QIPCO) has long been regarded as Europe’s premier midseason middle-distance championship race for horses of both sexes and all ages.

The Furlong Club is a private marquee with its own exclusive trackside viewing balcony, bar and seating areas. Located overlooking the finishing straight, the private decked terrace offers a perfect opportunity to enjoy a welcoming glass of Champagne whilst watching the thrilling racing action.

PROVISIONAL & SAMPLE PACKAGE CONTENT

  • One car park label per two guests booked (standard size vehicle only).
  • Winning Post Enclosure admission.*
  • Private tables for bookings of 10-12 guests within The Furlong Club (smaller parties will be accommodated on a shared basis).
  • Welcoming glass of Champagne served on arrival.
  • Four course set luncheon.
  • Afternoon tea.
  • Complimentary bar of selected beer, wines, mainline spirits and soft drinks served until 30 minutes after the last race.
  • Racecard & racing papers available.

*Ticket Definition: Located at the west end of the Grandstand’s ground-floor, the Winning Post Enclosure offers guests a private enclave yet is in the heart of the action. With private viewing lawns immediately adjacent to the Winning Post, this is the closest you will get to the crucial final moments of each race. Guests will also have access to a second viewing lawn.

Further Information

11:00 Gates open. Guests are invited to make their way to The Furlong Club. This semi-permanent structure is situated at the next to the main Grandstand, close to the Bandstand and Parade Ring. Please proceed up to the entrance and provide your company name (used at time of booking) and you will be guided to your table for the day.
– A glass of Champagne will be served upon arrival. Complimentary bar of selected beer, wines, mainline spirits and soft drinks opens.
From 12:00 Four course set luncheon is served.
13:50 First race commences.
From 15:30 Afternoon tea is served.
15:40 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes.
17:20 Last race of the day.
17:50 Bar closes 30 minutes after the start of the last race.
– Restaurant closes and all guests depart.

Ladies should dress for a smart occasion. Hats or fascinators are preferred but not mandatory. Gentlemen are required to wear a jacket with a collared shirt and tie. Trainers are not permitted. Children aged 17 and under should adhere to the dress code; however this does not apply to very young children. Please note that fancy dress, novelty and branded or promotional clothing is not permitted.
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