Royal Ascot 2023: Live from Owlerton Stadium
Experience the thrill of the Royal Ascot races (without even leaving Yorkshire) at Owlerton Stadium Sheffield!
Join us as we mark Britain’s most prestigious horse racing event with a full day of live greyhound racing, paired with the live streaming of Royal Ascot – Not to forget the delicious 3 course meal options! This year, we’ll be celebrating this royal tradition on Ladies’ Day Thursday 22nd June.
Royal Ascot History
The Royal Ascot dates back to 1711, when Queen Anne discovered an area of land nearby Windsor Castle that was perfect for horses to get gallop at length, and then founded the renowned races.
On Ladies’ Day at Royal Ascot, the highlight race is the Gold Cup, a Group One competition covering a demanding two-and-a-half mile!
Since its establishment in 1807, this race has become the most esteemed event for long-distance horses and has a close connection to the royal family – so much so, the event includes a Royal Procession and the singing of the national anthem.
For centuries the Royal Ascot has of top-class racehorses, jockeys, and trainers from around the world – Enhancing the atmosphere and spectacle of the races for the audience.
5 Royal Ascot Tips for Betting
- Do your research: Get to know the horses, jockeys, and trainers – considering their history and skills.
- Understand the different race types: At Royal Ascot, there are different types of races such as sprints, mid-length, and longer – horses will be trained for specific lengths depending on their talents.
- Consider track conditions: Is the ground firm? Is the weather warm? Environmental factors affect how fast the horses.
- Set a budget and stick to it.
- Get to know the odds: How you place bets affects your win – such as whether you play for a place, each way, or a win, and which horses are being overlooked.
These Royal Ascot tips also work for betting on the greyhounds at Owlerton Stadium!
Royal Ascot Dining
We’ve got mouth-wateringly good menus curated for this unmissable event…
Our 3 course restaurant menu includes slowly braised brisket of beef and Yorkshire pudding, or sweet potato & mushroom bourguignon, plus a vanilla cheesecake with Eton mess topping for dessert.
The VIP menu (served in the VIP Boxes) includes either roast pork and potatoes banquet or a steak pie and chips; with a selection of tasty platters to start.
Click on the menus above to see the full description – plus, both packages include a breakfast sandwich to gear you up for the special day.
Owlerton Stadium Packages
General Admission is free, but we have two unmissable packages up for grabs depending on the Royal Ascot experience you fancy!
Restaurant Package: £32.50pp – Includes admission, racecard, breakfast and 3 course lunch.
VIP Package: £35pp – Includes admission, racecard, breakfast and banquet (minimum 15 people).
Royal Ascot Dress Code
Although down south you’ll discover spectators dressed to the nines in their luxurious attire, here at Owlerton Stadium we’re a little more relaxed and don’t have a strict dress code – However, if you fancy wearing your finest garms to celebrate Ladies’ Day you’re more than welcome to!
Grab your tickets now for your VIP Box or Restaurant table on Thursday 22nd June, before availability becomes limited…