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Warwick Races host Festival Fever race and brunch

Warwick Racecourse hosts its Festival Fever race meeting thus Friday February 22 with the chance to join a panel of leading horse racing experts for brunch before the action starts.

Warwick Racecourse hosts its Festival Fever race meeting thus Friday February 22 with the chance to join a panel of leading horse racing experts for brunch before the action starts.

Among the esteemed panel is well-known television horse racing presenter Stewart Machin, plus Tom Symonds, former assistant trainer to Nicky Henderson and now a trainer in his own right, and Roger Hart, PR director to a number of leading stables.

Also present will be a top jockey to be revealed nearer the time, plus Paul Jones, author of the '2013 Cheltenham Festival Betting Guide', of which brunch participants will receive a copy.

With just weeks to go, the Cheltenham Festival is sure to be one of the main talking points over brunch, as well the chances of the runners and riders at Warwick that afternoon, which starts at 2.05pm with a seven card race fixture.

One of the highlights of the top-flight turf action at Festival Fever is the first ever running of the Budbrooke Steeple Chase with a £30,000 prize fund.

Tickets for the brunch, which also includes admission to the race meeting, a race card, private facilities for the day and a copy of the 2013 Cheltenham Festival Betting Guide, cost just £40 each (members £25). For more information visit www.warwickracecourse.co.uk.Meanwhile, for those simply wanting to enjoy the afternoons top-flight jump action, then tickets will be available on the gate as normal or in advance by calling 0844 579 3013. Gates open at 12.05pm.

 

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