Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival

Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival 2021

The week to visit featuring our oldest, richest, fastest and most famous races.

Sporting excellence combined with fashion and fun over four fabulous days.


Prize Draw - Win VIP tickets to Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival

We're giving away a pair of tickets.

After a difficult 18 months for Yorkshire's tourism industry, we're offering our members the chance to be hosted by us in the Welcome to Yorkshire box in the Melrose Stand at York Racecourse; with lunch, afternoon tea and refreshments provided. 

Not yet a member? Sign up for a personal or business membership to enter the draw. A winner will be drawn on Monday 16th August. 

Terms and conditions apply, for more information see the end of this page. 

Wednesday 18 August - Juddmonte International 

Witness the best our sport has to offer.

Featuring the Juddmonte International (Group 1) – the richest race of our season, ranked number one of all thoroughbred horse races in the world 2020. Famously won by Frankel, considered by some as the best thoroughbred in history. 

Thursday 19 August - Darley Yorkshire Oaks & Ladies Day

Ladies Day, the social highlight. 
Dress to impress for fabulous prizes on the Ebor Fashion Lawn.

Regularly the highest rated mare and fillies race in Europe, the Group 1 Darley Yorkshire Oaks, takes place on this day- the 2020 staging was captured by the fabulous, Love.

Friday 20 August - Coolmore Nunthorpe

Race into the weekend.

Featuring our fastest race, the Group 1 Coolmore Nunthorpe, which ranked highest rated 1,000m sprint in the world in 2016, and has seen the quickest horses from around the world contest the prize.

Enjoy a short break in the White Rose county, discover more with Welcome to Yorkshire. 
Saturday 21 August - Sky Bet Ebor

Join the buzz of a big race day with your friends. 

Since 1840, our oldest and most famous race, the Sky Bet Ebor, has generated much excitement and many tales.


Prize Draw - Terms and Conditions 

1. The Promoter
The promoter is: Welcome to Yorkshire (Company Number 2896762) of Leeds, LS11 5DL.

2. How to enter

2.1 The prize draw will run until 00:01 BST on 16th August 2021 (the "Closing Date"). All entries received after 00:01 BST on the Closing Date are automatically disqualified.

2.2 To enter the prize draw, you need to go to the page hosted on and submit your details to sign up as a member. By entering the prize draw you are agreeing that you will be bound by these terms and conditions.

2.3 The Promoter will not accept:
(a) responsibility for entries that are lost, mislaid, damaged or delayed in transit, regardless of cause, including, for example, as a result of any equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind; or

(b) proof of transmission as proof of receipt of entry to the prize draw.

2.4 The prize draw is free to enter and no purchase is necessary. 

2.5 A winner will be chosen at random within 24 hours of the Closing Date.

2.6 The winner will be notified by the email they provided within 36 hours of the Closing Date and the prize must be redeemed through email communication before 00:01 BST on 17th August 2021. If a winner does not respond to the Promoter within 12 hours of being notified by the Promoter, then the winner's prize will be forfeited and the Promoter will be entitled to select another winner by the process described above.

3. Eligibility

3.1 The prize draw is open to all UK residents aged 18 years or over, except:
(a) employees of the Promoter or its holding or subsidiary companies;

(b) employees of agents or suppliers of the Promoter or its holding or subsidiary companies, who are professionally connected with the prize draw or its administration; or

(c) members of the immediate families or households of (a) and (b) above.

(d) employees of third party suppliers of the prize

3.2 Certain prize draws may have additional eligibility requirements such as valid passports, visas, driving licences, good physical health, age constraints etc and it is the prize draw winner’s responsibility to comply with these requirements.

3.3 In entering the prize draw, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim any prize you may win. The Promoter may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to enter the prize draw and it is within the Promoter’s sole discretion as to whether or not the requirements have been satisfied.

3.4 There is a limit of one entry per person made by a person using their legal name only once. The use of any automated software or other mechanical or electronic means that permits any person to enter a prize draw repeatedly is prohibited.

3.5 The Promoter reserves all rights to disqualify you if your conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of the prize draw. This may mean that you have to return any prize awarded to you.

4. The prize

4.1 One prize will be awarded. The prize comprises:

Two tickets to Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival 2021, in the Welcome to Yorkshire box within the Melrose Stand.
This can be used for entry on a single date on 18th, 19th or 20th August 2021, subject to availability.

4.2 Prizes are subject to availability and are not negotiable or transferable. There is no cash alternative for the prize.

4.3 The prize winner will be contacted by email within 24 hours of the winner responding to the Promoter under clause 3.8 above.

5. Winner announcement

5.1 The Promoter will send the name and county of the winner to anyone who emails within one month after the Closing Date requesting details of the winner to the email address set out in clause 3.4.

5.2 The decision of the Promoter regarding any aspect of the prize draw is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into about it.

6. Limitation of liability
Insofar as is permitted by law, the Promoter, its agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize except where it is caused by the negligence of the Promoter, its agents or distributors or that of their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.

7. Data protection and publicity
7.1 If you are the winner of the prize draw, you agree that the Promoter may use your name, image and town or county of residence to announce the winner of this competition and for any other reasonable and related promotional purposes.

7.2 You further agree to participate in any reasonable publicity required by the Promoter.

7.3 By entering the prize draw, you agree that any information you provide with the entry may be held and used only by the Promoter or its agents and suppliers to administer the prize draw.

8. General
8.1 If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these terms and conditions, the Promoter may, at its sole discretion, reserve the right to exclude you from participating in the prize draw.

8.2 The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the prize draw where it becomes necessary to do so.

8.3 These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law, and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.