Forget Chocolates, Wine and CDs - It’s All About the Gee-Gees!
Give Dad something different this Father’s Day
If you’re struggling for Father’s Day gift ideas this year, why not surprise him with a unique horseracing treat that doesn’t have to break the bank? From racehorse ownership to a fun-filled family racedays, there is something for every special Dad – here are some of our top treats:
Let Dad take centre stage…
Want to give your Dad a sample of racehorse ownership, but worried about the price? Well look no further, because The Racegoers Club Owners Group is offering the chance to experience the thrills of racehorse ownership at a greatly reduced cost. The Group has three exciting horses to their name for the 2012 Flat season, each under the care of two world-class trainers, Andrew Balding and Mark Johnston. Private stable tours, owner’s badges whenever the horses run, and of course a share in the prize money – it’s an opportunity your Dad won’t want you to miss!
- Just £20 single membership for the rest of 2012
- For more information, visit www.racegoersclub.co.uk
Help Dad let his hair down!
Britain’s racecourses are once again branching out this summer, as they play host to some of the biggest acts in the world of music. Whether it is Tom Jones, Madness, Van Morrison or Jessie J, there really is something for everyone. So give your Dad a fun night out for Father’s Day – not to mention the chance to embarrass his children with some serious ‘Dad dancing!’
- For more information, visit www.lovetheraces.com/music-nights/
For the fun-loving family man…
If your Dad deserves a day out, how about a Father’s Day visit to ‘Family Fun Day’ at Doncaster Racecourse? While he is busy enjoying the top racing action, the youngsters will be kept busy with the chance to meet kid’s TV favourite, Peppa Pig! All customers who book online will also a be entered into a draw to win a four-day Family Enclosure pass to the Ladbrokes St. Leger Festival – a major highlight of the Flat Racing season.
- Family enclosure tickets are just £6 and children go free
- For more information, visit www.doncaster-racecourse.co.uk
Fresh air and fun for all the family…
If Doncaster’s in the wrong direction, why not opt for a picturesque day out Salisbury Racecourse instead? Children under 16 get into the racecourse for free, and the crèche tent (ages 3-12) with kids’ entertainment means that Dad can enjoy a worry-free afternoon, with seven top quality Flat races, in the perfect summer setting.
- Admission from just £10.80pp
- For more information, visit www.salisburyracecourse.co.uk
Take your Dad to a raceday fit for Kings…
Make your Dad feel on top of the world, by offering him the chance to experience the glamour of QIPCO British Champions Series; the premier series of Flat Racing in Britain, tying in some of the world’s greatest sporting occasions. Why not give treat him to pair of top tickets for Royal Ascot (19 - 21 June), or take him for the perfect day out at Glorious Goodwood (31 July – 3 August)? You’ll be spoilt for choice with some of these events and won’t disappoint whichever one you choose…
- For more information, visit: www.britishchampionsseries.com
Name a race after your Dad…
If you want your Dad to know just how special he is to you, then how about contacting your local track to have a race named in his honour? This is your chance to make the whole family proud – a memento to the greatest Dad!
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