QIPCO Guineas Weekend

06 - 07 May 2017

Overview

The QIPCO Guineas Festival marks the start of the flat racing season each year and always offers a fantastic weekend of style, exhilarating racing, and incredible entertainment!

The festival sees the first two Classic races of the year run in the form of the 2000 & 1000 Guineas. The former open to three-year-old colts run over a mile and the later one of only two classics dedicated solely to fillies.

Racing Breaks are delighted to offer a couple of fantastic packages that really allow you to get the most out of your weekend at Newmarket. Not only will you be able to experience the best racing that Newmarket has to offer, but you also get an insight into where it all begins, with tours available to the best studs in the country!

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Saturday 6th May

Family Enclosure

Adult
£15.00

Grandstand and Paddock

Adult
£27.00
Group 20 plus
£22.50
Group 10 plus
£24.00
Fillies and Fizz Package 20+ (Group 20 plus)

Fillies and Fizz Package This includes per person :-

  • Admission
  • One Glass of Fizz ( Prosecco)
  • £2 Tote Voucher
  • Racecard

 

£29.50
Group 20 plus Bundle Pack

This includes :-

  • Admission
  • £2 Tote Voucher
  • £10 Food and Refreshment voucher (2 x £5)
  • Racecard

£35.00
Group 10 plus Bundle Pack

This includes :-

  • Admission
  • £2 Tote Voucher
  • £10 Food and Refreshment voucher (2 x £5)
  • Racecard

£36.50
4 The Girls Party Package (Group 4 plus)

This includes per person :-

  • Admission
  • £2 Tote Voucher
  • Racecard

Includes per package :-  

  • Voucher for a bottle of House Champagne

£43.00
Frankel Package for 4 (Group 4 plus)
£50.75
Frankel Package for 2 (Group 2 plus)
£74.50
The Devils Dyke Meal Deal

This includes :- 

-Your chosen admission

-Main Meal from Devils Dyke

-Soft Drink

-Racecard -£2 Tote Betting Voucher

£37.00

Premier Enclosure

Adult
£43.20
Group 20 plus
£36.00
Group 10 plus
£38.40
Fillies and Fizz Package 20+ (Group 20 plus)

Fillies and Fizz Package This includes per person :-

  • Admission
  • One Glass of Fizz ( Prosecco)
  • £2 Tote Voucher
  • Racecard

 

£43.00
Group 20 plus Bundle Pack

This includes :-

  • Admission
  • £2 Tote Voucher
  • £10 Food and Refreshment voucher (2 x £5)
  • Racecard

£48.50
Group 10 plus Bundle Pack

This includes :-

  • Admission
  • £2 Tote Voucher
  • £10 Food and Refreshment voucher (2 x £5)
  • Racecard

£50.90
4 The Girls Party Package (Group 4 plus)

This includes per person :-

  • Admission
  • £2 Tote Voucher
  • Racecard

Includes per package :-  

  • Voucher for a bottle of House Champagne

£59.20
Frankel Package for 4 (Group 4 plus)
£66.95
Frankel Package for 2 (Group 2 plus)
£90.70
The Devils Dyke Meal Deal

This includes :- 

-Your chosen admission

-Main Meal from Devils Dyke

-Soft Drink

-Racecard -£2 Tote Betting Voucher

£53.20

Discover Newmarket Raceday Tour

Sat 06 May 2017 - Sat 06 May 2017

  • Tour and Premier Enclosure Ticket
  • N/A
from
£137.50
per person

This is the perfect tour to combine with one of the fantastic days provided by Newmarket Racecourses. Start your day visiting the famous gallops and watch some of the 3,000 racehorses exercising on 2,500 acres of Jockey Club Estates land. After a driven tour around the town you will visit the fascinating National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art where you can learn about the royal connections to the town and the history of where racing began, right here! You will then be taken up to the Racecourse for an exclusive behind the scenes tour. Your Premier Enclosure badges which are included in the price of the tour take you into the most prestigious enclosures on the course where you can enjoy an afternoon of exciting racing.

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Discover Newmarket Short Head Tour

Sat 06 May 2017 - Sat 06 May 2017

  • Tour
  • N/A
from
£54.00
per person

This popular half-day morning tour is ideal for people with other afternoon plans or those just wanting a glimpse into the world of racing. You will spend the morning visiting the gallops, a trainer's yard and then onto the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art or The National Stud (see set dates). Your time spent in the trainer's yard gives you an opportunity to see your favourite stars and meet the team behind scenes. Due to racing commitments we can't guarantee you will meet the trainer but if not, there will always be a member of senior staff on hand to give you the inside track!

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The Winning Post Pavilion Hospitality

Sat 06 May 2017 - Sat 06 May 2017

  • Premier Admission Badges
  • N/A
from
£289.20
per person
(based on 2 sharing)

The Winning Post Pavilion

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Enjoy a fabulous day of top hospitality and racing at the heart of the action in our Winning Post Pavilion, with the envious view as the winners of the QIPCO 2000 & 1000 Guineas fly past the finishing post and become Champions.

The incredible Winning Post Pavilion will return to the 2017 QIPCO Festival, 6 - 7 May 2017. This premium package not only provides an amazing dining experience close to the finishing post, you're also at the heart of the action during world-class racing with the world's best horses and jockeys at the popular QIPCO Guineas Festival.

Located in the ultra-exclusive area on the far side of the track, you and your guests will be the envy of all racegoers as you feel the thunder of the horses galloping towards you and witness the champions pass the winning post, whilst enjoying an amazing hospitality experience.

QIPCO 2000 Guineas (Saturday 6 May) - Champagne Reception on arrival

  • Three Course Meal

  • Afternoon Tea created by The Great British Bake Off star Ian Cumming

  • Racecard

  • Premier Admission Badges

  • Ultra-Exclusive Trackside Location

  • Cash Bar Facility

  • Car Parking Voucher (One between Two)

  • Exclusive Trips to the Start (Limited Spaces Available)

£289.20pp (Inc VAT)

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Two Night Bell Inn Package

Sat 06 May 2017 - Mon 08 May 2017

  • Premier Enclosure for Saturday and Sunday
  • The Bell Inn, Newmarket
from
£249.00
per person
(based on 2 sharing)

The QIPCO Guineas Festival sees the first two Classic races of the year run in the form of the 2000 & 1000 Guineas. The former open to three-year-old colts run over a mile and the later one of only two classics dedicated solely to fillies.

Racing Breaks are delighted to offer this 2 night package which includes a premier Enclosure ticket for both days of The QIPCO Guineas Festival and two nights accommodation at The bell inn Newmarket from Saturday the 6th of May to Monday the 8th of May.

Your Package Includes


  • Two nights accommodation at The Bell Inn, Newmarket

  • Premier Enclosure Ticket for both Saturday and Sunday

  • Breakfast on the Sunday and Monday morning

Additional Information


The Hotel

In January 2011 After 14 years of neglect the Bell Inn was returned to the open Market after a 3 Month refurbishment including a total revamp of the kitchen facilities it opened the doors on 2nd July 2011. The best effort has been made to return the building & Bars to its original state as far as possible to show off the beams and fireplaces.

In July 2016 10 Bed & Breakfast rooms all with en-suite were constructed. Ideal for a family or getaway when visiting local Newmarket racecourse.

Premier Enclosure Ticket

An admission badge at the Premier Enclosure offers guests both second to none facilities and the finest views from the racecourse of both the track and the stage. Guests will also have wider access to a diverse choice of food and drink outlets as well as the Grandstand & Paddock and Family Enclosures where the bookmakers are located. A strict dress code applies to the Premier Enclosure, requiring gentleman to wear a collared shirt and this is outlined in more detail below.

Upgrade to Deluxe room for £30 per person

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QIPCO Guineas Festival Premier Package

Sat 06 May 2017

  • Grandstand and Paddock

    Adult (PAH option available)

  • Holiday Inn Express Cambridge

    Room, 1 Double Bed with Sofabed, Non Smoking - Advance Saver Rate (Advance Purchase)

from
£105.50
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Ticket information

Guests visiting the grandstand and paddock enclosure will receive a good middle ground between the premier and family enclosure. Grandstand accommodation provides good views of the racing and the Parade Ring, Pre-Parade Ring and Winner's Circle can all be easily seen. Easy access to a variety of food and drink outlets are also available at a reasonable price. Guests from this enclosure will also be given access to the stage at the Premier Enclosure after the last race has been run. A smart / casual dress code operates in this area with further detail below.

Hotel information

This budget waterfront hotel is 2.2 miles from the Fitzwilliam Museum and 12 miles from Newmarket racecourse. The straightforward rooms with modern furnishings feature free Wi-Fi, TVs, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. They also come with desks and sofabeds. Kids age 18 and under stay for free with a paying adult. Freebies include parking and a breakfast buffet served in the dining room. There's also a bar/lounge, a business centre and meeting rooms.

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Sunday 7th May

Family Enclosure

Adult
£15.00

Grandstand and Paddock

Adult
£25.20
Group 20 plus
£21.00
Group 10 plus
£22.40
Fillies and Fizz Package 20+ (Group 20 plus)

Fillies and Fizz Package This includes per person :-

  • Admission
  • One Glass of Fizz ( Prosecco)
  • £2 Tote Voucher
  • Racecard

 

£28.00
Group 20 plus Bundle Pack

This includes :-

  • Admission
  • £2 Tote Voucher
  • £10 Food and Refreshment voucher (2 x £5)
  • Racecard

£33.50
Group 10 plus Bundle Pack

This includes :-

  • Admission
  • £2 Tote Voucher
  • £10 Food and Refreshment voucher (2 x £5)
  • Racecard

£34.90
4 The Girls Party Package (Group 4 plus)

This includes per person :-

  • Admission
  • £2 Tote Voucher
  • Racecard

Includes per package :-  

  • Voucher for a bottle of House Champagne

£41.20
Frankel Package for 4 (Group 4 plus)
£48.95
Frankel Package for 2 (Group 2 plus)
£72.70
The Devils Dyke Meal Deal

This includes :- 

-Your chosen admission

-Main Meal from Devils Dyke

-Soft Drink

-Racecard -£2 Tote Betting Voucher

£35.20

Premier Enclosure

Adult
£40.50
Group 20 plus
£33.75
Group 10 plus
£36.00
Fillies and Fizz Package 20+ (Group 20 plus)

Fillies and Fizz Package This includes per person :-

  • Admission
  • One Glass of Fizz ( Prosecco)
  • £2 Tote Voucher
  • Racecard

 

£40.75
Group 20 plus Bundle Pack

This includes :-

  • Admission
  • £2 Tote Voucher
  • £10 Food and Refreshment voucher (2 x £5)
  • Racecard

£46.25
Group 10 plus Bundle Pack

This includes :-

  • Admission
  • £2 Tote Voucher
  • £10 Food and Refreshment voucher (2 x £5)
  • Racecard

£48.50
4 The Girls Party Package (Group 4 plus)

This includes per person :-

  • Admission
  • £2 Tote Voucher
  • Racecard

Includes per package :-  

  • Voucher for a bottle of House Champagne

£56.50
Frankel Package for 4 (Group 4 plus)
£64.25
Frankel Package for 2 (Group 2 plus)
£88.00
The Devils Dyke Meal Deal

This includes :- 

-Your chosen admission

-Main Meal from Devils Dyke

-Soft Drink

-Racecard -£2 Tote Betting Voucher

£50.50

Discover Newmarket Raceday Tour

Sun 07 May 2017 - Sun 07 May 2017

  • Tour and Premier Enclosure Ticket
  • N/A
from
£137.50
per person

This is the perfect tour to combine with one of the fantastic days provided by Newmarket Racecourses. Start your day visiting the famous gallops and watch some of the 3,000 racehorses exercising on 2,500 acres of Jockey Club Estates land. After a driven tour around the town you will visit the fascinating National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art where you can learn about the royal connections to the town and the history of where racing began, right here! You will then be taken up to the Racecourse for an exclusive behind the scenes tour. Your Premier Enclosure badges which are included in the price of the tour take you into the most prestigious enclosures on the course where you can enjoy an afternoon of exciting racing.

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The Winning Post Pavilion Hospitality

Sun 07 May 2017 - Sun 07 May 2017

  • Premier Admission Badges
  • N/A
from
£180.00
per person
(based on 2 sharing)

The Winning Post Pavilion

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Looking to make your day extra special? Enjoy a delicious Sunday Roast with the best view in the house in our amazing Winning Post Pavilion. With an exceptional atmosphere, impeccable service and a delicious carvery with unrivalled views of the final furlong, The Winning Post is a full sensory experience.

Located in the ultra-exclusive area on the far side of the track, you and your guests will be the envy of all racegoers as you feel the thunder of the horses galloping towards you and witness the champions passing the winning post, whilst enjoying an amazing hospitality experience.

QIPCO 1000 Guineas (Sunday 7 May)

  • Two Course Sunday Carvery

  • Tea, Coffee & Danish Pastry

  • Racecard

  • Premier Admission Badges

  • Ultra-Exclusive Trackside Location

  • Cash Bar Facility

  • Car Parking Voucher (One between Two)

  • Exclusive Trips to the Start (Limited Spaces Available)

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QIPCO Guineas Festival Premier Package

Sun 07 May 2017

  • Premier Enclosure

    Adult

  • Quy Mill Hotel & Spa

    Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking - Flexible Rate with Breakfast

from
£100.50
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Ticket information

An admission badge at the Premier Enclosure offers guests both second to none facilities and the finest views from the racecourse of both the track and the stage. Guests will also have wider access to a diverse choice of food and drink outlets as well as the Grandstand & Paddock and Family Enclosures where the bookmakers are located. A strict dress code applies to the Premier Enclosure, requiring gentleman to wear a collared shirt and this is outlined in more detail below.

Hotel information

In a rural village off the A14, this refined hotel in a converted watermill is 2.5 miles from Anglesey Abbey country house and 9.5 miles from Newmarket Racecourse.

Rooms are individually furnished in country style, and offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs, plus desks, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Some add 4-poster beds, seating areas and/or whirlpool baths.

There's a modern lounge bar and an elegant restaurant, as well as an indoor pool, a whirlpool, a sauna and a steam room. Other amenities include a fitness centre, conference/event facilities and free parking. Spa treatments and full English breakfast are available (charge).

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