Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Day 1 of the Ascot Racecourse Facebook Advent Calendar

The festive season is now upon us and Ascot Racecourse would like to spread some festive cheer amongst all of our loyal fans. For 24 days we will be offering you the chance to win some fantastic prizes donated to us by some very kind companies.

Today you could be in with a chance of winning a Digital Photo Frame to show off your photos in style this Christmas courtesy of Sony. It features a 7 inch screen, 128mb memory, wide choice of slideshow viewing modes, multi card slot and a remote control! It’s the perfect Christmas Present!

To be in with a chance of winning this prize, all you need to do is ‘Like’ us on Facebook and answer the following question.

What do you traditionally kiss under at Christmas?

Send your name, address and answer under the subject heading 'Christmas Day 2' to for your chance to win our first prize!

If you’re not so lucky why not visit for a wide range of Sony products including TV’s, Home Audio systems, Car Entertainment, Portable Audio equipment and Laptops. You never know you might find the perfect gift!

Day 1 Prize Winner is Cheryl Davies from Hereford. Congratulations! 

Ascot Racecourse Advent Calendar Terms & Conditions
1. Competition closes at 11.59pm on Friday 2nd December.
2. Competition only open to ‘fans’ of Ascot Racecourse on Facebook.
3. These terms and conditions apply to all competitions on Facebook (unless and to the extent that) the competition states otherwise.
4. Unless otherwise specified, competition open to UK and Republic Of Ireland residents aged 18 or over except employees of Ascot Racecourse Ltd, Ascot Hospitality, and their associated, affiliated or subsidiary companies.
5. No cash alternative is available and all prizes are non-transferable and non-refundable. Prizes are not for resale and cannot be used for commercial use or use in further promotions.
6. The prize winners will be selected at random by Ascot Racecourse Ltd. Their decision is final in every situation, including any not covered, above and no correspondence will be entered into.
7. The winner(s) will be notified by 3pm on Saturday 3rd December of their prize.
8. Ascot Racecourse Ltd will not pass your personal details to any other organisation without your permission, except for the purpose of awarding your prize if necessary.
9. Use of false name or address, i.e. name, by which the entrant is not usually known, will disqualify them from receiving any prize. All entrants will be notified by e-mail. Ascot Racecourse Ltd can only reply to the e-mail address supplied and cannot be responsible for any change of e-mail address.
10. We reserve the right to amend these rules at any time.
11. Prizes will be sent within 28 days after the competition closes.
12. One entry per household per day.
13. If a prize is not claimed within 28 days it will be offered to another entrant.
14. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.
Promoter: Ascot Racecourse Ltd, Ascot, Berkshire. SL5 7JX.

The Big Advent Calendar Giveaway at Ascot

Ascot Racecourse gets in the festive spirit with fantastic prizes to be won!

The first prize will be unveiled at 12pm today with full terms and conditions.

Christmas is just around the corner and this year, Ascot Racecourse would like to thank its loyal customers and friends with a special online advent calendar where top quality prizes can be won each day in December.

Courtesy of the Racecourse’s sponsors, prize highlights include; dinner for two at a Michelin starred restaurant and overnight stay; four tickets to a Premiership rugby match; a digital photo frame; Afternoon Tea for two in a top London hotel; generous betting vouchers up to the value of £250 and a designer golf bag, to name but a few.

The competition will run every day from the 1st to 24th December on the Ascot Facebook page where fans will have the opportunity to answer a general knowledge trivia question to be in with a chance of winning the selected prize that day (full details of which will be found on the Ascot blog).

All of those who have stated the correct answer will be put into a hat at the end of each day and a name drawn at random. The lucky winner will be notified and announced on the blog daily.

With so many exciting prizes to be won this Christmas, there’s never been a better time to ‘like’ Ascot Racecourse! So Click Here to 'Like' us on Facebook. -Ends-

Further information:
Karen Smith, PR Manager, Ascot Racecourse: 01344 878430 or

John Blake, Head of Sales and Marketing, Ascot Racecourse: 01344 878 512 or

Notes to Editors

Full terms and conditions can be found on the Ascot Blog via the website, from Thursday 1st December at 12pm when the calendar is launched.

Tuesday, 1 November 2011

A Delightful Dinner With Clarissa Dickinson Wright

Ascot offers an exclusive invitation for you to join Fairmont President’s Club, offering countless benefits, including access to exclusive events like this one.

On November 10, members are invited to The Savoy for an evening of wit, wisdom and wonderful food, hosted by Clarissa Dickson Wright: acclaimed television personality and author of the brand-new A History of English Food.

WHEN: November 10, 2011, 6.00pm
WHERE: Lancaster Room and River Room, The Savoy
PRICE: £125

In partnership with Random House, the latest edition of our Iconic Voices series welcomes you inside London’s most celebrated hotel, where you will enjoy delectable wine and canap├ęs, and a fabulous dinner prepared by Executive Chef Bernhard Mayer. The famously clever Clarissa Dickson Wright will then delight the audience with a discussion of her newest book, followed by a fascinating Q&A over coffee and petits fours. Each attendee will receive a copy of the book!

To take advantage of this once-in-a-life-time offer - and a world of additional benefits - click here to enroll in Fairmont President's Club (enter code CDWSY), then click here to reserve your ticket.* You will require your membership number to reserve.

*All ticket purchases are final sale and subject to terms and conditions outlined by Ticketweb.
Win Afternoon Tea at The Savoy
For your chance to win Afternoon Tea for 2 at The Savoy* just let us know what you thought about this exclusive event, hosted by Clarissa Dickson Wright on 10th November at The Savoy. Email your feedback to

*Feedback must provided after the event on 10th November with proof of attendance.  

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