Royal Ascot 2021 will form part of the second phase of the Government’s Events Research Programme, with a capacity of 12,000 guests on each of the five days (15th-19th June).  With over 300 years of history and tradition the story of how Ascot Racecourse has evolved from heath land to the course of today is truly fascinating. Join to celebrate a race meeting revered across the globe. Dress up in your finest summer outfits and watch the longest running drama, where racing’s finest horses compete for over £6 million in prize money.

Royal Ascot has been selected to be part of the Events Research Programme (ERP) on behalf of the sport, with a capacity of 12,000 guests per day.

The 3 specific requirements from you are:

  • Provide consent to attend Royal Ascot as part of the Events Research Programme (ERP) and your contact details for the purposes of NHS Test & Trace.
  • Provide evidence of a free negative lateral flow test on arrival at Ascot Racecourse (on each day you are attending).
  • Complete two free covid-19 PCR tests; one the day before of the day of attending Royal Ascot, and one 5 days after your attendance at Royal AscoT

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