Betfair Ascot Chase Day Meeting
The Betfair Ascot Chase Day is a meeting centred around the Betfair Ascot Chase and is held annually in February at Ascot Racecourse. The day features seven high-profile races, as you might expect from the last truly regal racecourse in the United Kingdom, and pairs the excitement of the hurdle and steeplechase fixtures with the stylish flair Ascot Racecourse seems to exude effortlessly.
The Betfair Ascot Chase is by far the most anticipated event of the meeting, attracting not only massive crowds of spectators but also the most exciting steeplechasing horses of the season. However, the meeting's feature race has excellent company when it comes to the remaining fixtures on the Betfair Ascot Chase Day Meeting's race card.
Aside from its namesake fixture, the Betfair Ascot Chase Day features the following races:
- The Handicap Hurdle
- The Sodexo Reynoldstown Novices' Steeple Chase
- The Trisoft Handicap Steeple Chase
- The Novices' Hurdle Race
- The Mares' Novices' Hurdle Race
- The Gardiner & Theobald Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race
As one of the last major meetings of the UK jump racing season, the Ascot Chase Day guarantees performances by the cream of the crop. Horses who have established themselves as serious contenders and champions throughout the season are sure to make an appearance at Ascot in February, ceasing one of the last chances to show off their skill.
Ascot wins are a major reference for any horse racing professional, so the most prolific trainers and jockeys of the sport are always keen to make it to the Betfair Ascot Chase Day Meeting. This last Hoorah of the jumping season is an compulsory event on the schedule of every serious jump racinf aficionado.