Going For Gold

This bank holiday Monday, Redcar Racecourse is going Willy Wonka for its Zetland Gold Cup.

One lucky winner will receive the Golden Ticket and race to VIP status on Monday, 30th May with three of their friends.

A race will be named in honour of the fortunate Golden Ticket holder and they will have the rare opportunity to present the trophy to the winning connections.

As well as this, they will all receive VIP admission and race cards, a three-course meal a bottle of wine in the Voltigeur Restaurant, plus a luxury gift, all complimentary from Redcar Racecourse.

So how do you win this great prize? Anyone who pre-books tickets for the Zetland Gold Cup raceday by 4pm on Wednesday 25th May will automatically be entered into the draw to win the Golden Ticket, whether they book in person, online or by phone.

The prize draw is in celebration of the historical Zetland Gold Cup, a one and a quarter mile Heritage Handicap race which has been going since the end of the Second World War. It attracts high profile trainers; in 2009 the race was won by Kingdom of Fife, a horse owned by Her Majesty The Queen.

Amy Fair, general manager at Redcar Racecourse said: “We’re really looking forward to The Zetland Gold Cup. I can’t wait to meet the Golden Ticket winner and give them a day to remember!”

The North East-based racecourse has also teamed up with local entertainment company Page2Stage, who will be providing a fun-filled day for all the family, with popular characters from Disney’s Frozen, including Elsa, Anna and Olaf, as well as appearances from Captain America and Spiderman.

People can buy their tickets over the phone on 01642 484068 during office hours or by visiting www.redcarracing.co.uk. Grandstand admission tickets are £15 and Course Enclosure admission tickets are £5 each, which can also be purchased on the day.

 

Redcar Racecourse is the cheapest paid admission racecourse in the country, with its prices starting from £5 per adult with free admission for accompanied children aged 17 and under. On Zetland Gold Cup Day the admission gates will open at 11am with the first race scheduled to start at 12.45pm.

Parties of 10 or more can also save over 20% when they book their Grandstand or Course Enclosure admission tickets in advance.

There are also many hospitality options from the Dine & View package in the Crow’s Nest Restaurant, which includes admission, a racecard, food and drink.

For your chance to win the Golden Ticket competition pre-book your Zetland Gold Cup tickets over the phone on 01642 484068 or by visiting www.redcarracing.co.uk/race-meetings/monday-30th-may-zetland-gold-cup-day-bh

The next Premier meeting after the Zetland Gold Cup will be Ladies’ Day on Saturday 18th June.

For more information visit http://www.redcarracing.co.uk/

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2016 Premier meetings:

  • Bank Holiday Monday 30th May – Zetland Gold Cup Day
  • Saturday 18th – June Ladies’ Day
  • Sunday 17th July – Help for Heroes Family Fun Day
  • Saturday 6th August – Caribbean Carnival Day
  • Saturday 27th August – Ladies’ & Gents’ Evening
  • Saturday 1st October – Totepool Two Year Old Trophy Day.