QIPCO British Champions Day

Frankel at British Champions Day 2012

The richest raceday in Britain, the QIPCO British Champions Day on 19 October will see £3 million of prize money up for grabs.

Considered a highlight of the Autumn sports calendar, it has been rated the best raceday in the world for the last two years.

The best horses are all set to line up including world-leading milers, Dawn Approach and Tornado, along with Al Kareem who is unbeaten this season and the 2013 Epsom Derby winner Ruler of the World.

The Queen's horse Estimate, who was this year's Gold Cup winner at Royal Ascot will also run in the Long Distance Cup.

British Champions Day is the finale to the  QIPCO British Champion Series which features 35 Flat races, staged at ten of the UK's leading racecourses.

Forecast

19 October - Check the weather forecast for Ascot Racecourse before heading to the QIPCO British Champions Day

Spectators and enthusiasts will be looking for the perfect course conditions to suit their chosen horse and rider and to make for an exciting few day of racing at the Ascot racecourse.

On race day, the course officials will check the course conditions and inform the owners and jockeys. This information also helps those who have an interest in the race.

Owners will be looking for the course to be classed as 'good' which means the ground will be neither too hard or too soggy.

For more information about QIPCO British Champions Day take a look at the official website.

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