The Investec Derby Festival to take place at the end of May

Date Posted: 07/01/2013

The Investec Derby Festival, considered as one of Britain’s biggest sporting events, will be taking place this year at Epsom Downs Racecourse on Friday 31st May and Saturday 1st June.

The Queen visited the Derby last year as part of her Diamond Jubilee celebrations, and 2013 is expected to attract over 125,000 spectators due to the festival’s popularity.

Group travel organisers can take their parties to the weekend event to enjoy a variety of horse racing and various displays of style and fashion.

Ladies’ Day and Derby Day

Groups can enjoy the annual return of the Investec Ladies’ Day on the 31st May. An array of spectacular hats and dresses will be on display while the Investec Oaks Race takes place with £325,000 in prize money.

Groups visiting Epsom Downs on 1st June can experience the excitement of race day. Entering its 234th year, Investec Derby Day will return this year with prize money of £1.25 million.

Providing groups with a fantastic day out

Rupert Trevelyan, regional director of the London Racecourses commented: “The Investec Derby Festival is a totally unique two days of horse racing providing our customers with the very best racing as well as plenty of entertainment off the track.”

Group travel organisers will find a 20 per cent discount off Investec Derby Day Grandstand prices when booking for parties of 12 or more people.

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