St Leger Festival
The prestigious St Leger Festival 2019 is back this September. Experience Yorkshire’s Classic in one of the most celebrated race weeks of the British horse racing calendar. Be a part of the glitz and glamour and enjoy top-class horse racing, fabulous live entertainment from Spice Girl – Melanie C and Kaiser Chiefs frontman – Ricky Wilson. You will be sure to leave the festival with memories to last a lifetime.
The festival kicks off with a bang when retired celebrities of the saddle dust of their breeches and return to action. The leger legends race helps raise money for the Northern College and Jack Berry House, a rehabilitation facility for injured jockeys.
DFS Ladies Day naturally is one of Yorkshire’s biggest social occasions where there will be an abundance of the finest fillies out in force. The event sees stern competition for the Best Dressed Lady crown which is a glamorous competition.
Gentleman’s Day, the penultimate day of the iconic festival attracts the elite and features the Doncaster Cup which is the oldest race currently ran under the rules of horse racing. A day jam packed with class, sportsmanship, style and sophistication.
St Leger Saturday, the flagship day brings the festival to a dramatic climax every year. The world’s oldest classic attracts celebrities and the leading stables across the country. It provides the perfect opportunity to soak up a fantastic atmosphere.
The St Leger Festival will take place from the 11th-14th September and includes Leger Legends Day, Ladies Day, Gentleman’s Day and St Leger Day which boasts around 25,000 race goers. A festival to truly experience.
World-Renowned JAMES visits Doncaster Racecourse on the 17th August. James are one of the most celebrated British Indie Rock bands of all time. The mancunian band have produced 15 studo Albums dating back to the 1980’s. There smash hit ‘Sit Down’ has entertained millions at concerts, festivals, and gigs all over the world.