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The British Classic races are made up of five races, we have already kicked off with the 2000 and 1000 Guineas at Newmarket which saw and Aidan O’Brien win both. We now look ahead to the Epsom Oaks and Derby followed by the Doncaster St Leger. The British Classic races are the pinnacle of flat racing for everyone in sport, and from a spectators point of view the best of races you can watch. As we head into the full swing of the flat season we look at the remaining Classics and why you need to be there.

THE EPSOM OAKS AND DERBY First, on the list is the Investec Epsom Oaks and Epsom Derby, the first will be Oaks day on  Friday 31st May which is also Ladies Day. With a Best Dressed Competition, after racing party and of course, amazing racing on the day, this is not one to miss. Last year the racecourse had Vogue Williams on the DJ Decks which went down a treat and Vogue will be returning for another year to get the party going! Something new for this year is the Queens Stand Lawn Offering an air of tranquillity as you enter the Queen's Stand Enclosure, it provides a relaxing haven away from the crowds. With views of the horse walk, comfortable seating, a selection of luxurious food and drink and live music, it is the perfect base to meet friends for a drink, or escape the hustle and bustle during the races.

For Derby Day, ask anyone in racing and this will be the highlight of their season, it means everything to those with any connection to the sport who have runners on t