Sky Tickets: York and Ascot

  • Last Updated: July 22 2014, 11:59 BST

Sky Tickets have availability for both the major meetings this weekend.

Be at York this weekend - and claim a free bet.
Be at York this weekend - and claim a free bet.

Music Showcase Weekend at York combines high quality racing and well-known musicians an incredible day of entertainment for music and race fans alike.

The showcase races on Saturday are the Sky Bet York Stakes, a Group Two race with £100,000 prize money at stake, and the £50,000 Sky Bet Dash – two races sure to attract a field from the top stables.

Once the racing is over, Wet Wet Wet take to the giant trackside stage to perform some of the UK’s best loved pop songs – including Love Is All Around, Sweet Little Mystery, Wishing I Was Lucky and Goodnight Girl. Children under 18 go FREE with an accompanying adult.

Customers who purchase a ticket to Saturday's event will receive a free £5 bet. Please note that this bet is ONLINE ONLY. Sky Bet customers will need to supply their Sky Bet username in order to have their bet credited. New customers will have to open an account with Sky Bet in order to receive the £5 free bet. All bets will be credited 24 hours before the event.

On Friday night the Beach Boys take to the giant trackside stage after a fantastic six-race card which features the Lyric Fillies’ Stakes. They will be performing their hits including Good Vibrations, Surfin’ USA, Fun Fun Fun, God Only Knows and Wouldn’t It Be Nice.


The summer’s Flat racing season continues at Ascot with King George Weekend. Enjoy three days of world-class racing alongside summer style, sophistication and live entertainment in an English garden party atmosphere. Friday boasts a competitive six-race card, including the John Guest Brown Jack Stakes and the listed Woodcote Stud Valiant Stakes. All adult tickets include a free £5 drinks voucher, children under 18 go FREE.

The feature race on Saturday is the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes, with a prize pot of more than £1 million up for grabs. Off-track entertainment in the form of a swing band, harpists, acrobats, champagne cocktails and afternoon tea will ensure the party is in full swing!

King George Family Sunday is the perfect day to bring along new or younger racegoers. There’s plenty of entertainment for the whole family including appearances from children’s favourites Peppa Pig and George, Ben and Holly and Postman Pat.