Launched in 2011, the QIPCO British Champions Series is designed to throw the spotlight on Britain’s best Flat races and will climax on Saturday 21st October 2017 with the richest fixture in British racing history, QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot
The Series features 35 Flat races staged at ten of the UK’s leading racecourses: Ascot, Doncaster, Epsom Downs, Goodwood, Haydock Park, Newbury, Newmarket’s July Course, Newmarket’s Rowley Mile, Sandown Park and York.
It encompasses the top races at British racing’s key festivals, including the QIPCO Guineas Festival at Newmarket, the Investec Derby Festival at Epsom, Royal Ascot, the Newmarket July Festival, The Qatar Goodwood Festival, the Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival at York and the William Hill St Leger Festival at Doncaster.
The QIPCO British Champions Series comprises five easy-to-follow champion categories – Sprint, Mile, Middle Distance, Long Distance and Fillies & Mares.
QIPCO BRITISH CHAMPIONS DAY 2017 RUNNING ORDER
1.25pm: The QIPCO British Champions Long Distance Cup (£450,000)
2.00pm: The QIPCO British Champions Sprint (£600,000)
2.40pm: The QIPCO British Champions Fillies & Mares Stakes (£600,000)
3.15pm: Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (sponsored by QIPCO) (£1.1 million)
3.50pm: QIPCO Champion Stakes (£1.3 million)
4.30pm: Balmoral Handicap (sponsored by QIPCO) (£250,000)