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Why Plan a Horse Racing Stag Do?


For buzzing atmosphere and a classy day out, there is not much better than a day of horse racing! There are so many reasons why to plan a horse racing stag do and here we will reveal them all as well as some of the top horse racing venue’s in the UK and Ireland. Even if you don’t enjoy a flutter on the races, we can guarantee you that you will still have a day full of fun and entertainments! So get yourselves suited up and ready for a horse racing stag do which is sure to be unforgettable!

Reasons for a Horse Racing Stag Do

Day At The Races

Sporting Excellence: Jockey’s are finely tuned athlete’s and at the big courses, these jockey’s are at the top of their game. Not only that, but the thoroughbred horses are amazing animals that average speeds around 40mph!

Gambling: The stags have a chance of winning some cash by placing bets on the horses. Study the horse’s form for a while, lump some money on the thoroughbred who you think will win and then you can enjoy the thrill of it crossing the line in first place!

Beer: Beer is an essential part of every stag party and a horse racing stag do is no different! Most racecourses will have several bars throughout the venue so your group can enjoy a tipple while enjoying the races!

Fine Dining: Tempting food is on offer at racecourses throughout the UK and Ireland. You and the boys can line the stomach’s on some fine food and still not miss any of the races as they are shown on the screens within the restaurants!

Suits: Having a horse racing stag do is a great reason for stags to suit up and look their very best! Everyone loves getting a suit on now and again and you and the lads can feel like celebrities at the races by dressing up in your best attire!

Ladies Day: Ladies Day is the most glamorous day on a racecourse’s calendar and the single men on the stag party is sure to enjoy the spectacle as the girls compete in the style stakes!

In order to pull this stag weekend off successfully, we give you the low down on How To Plan The Stag Do!

Horse Racing Stag Do Locations

Fairyhouse Racecourse

Fairyhouse Racecourse in Meath

If you are planning a horse racing stag do in Ireland, then make sure to get to Fairyhouse Racecourse in County Meath. Fairyhouse Racecourse offers fixtures throughout the year that you and your stag party can go and place bets on as well as offering the delicious Bobby Joe Bistro and bars on the ground floor of each grandstand. If you decide to go all out then you can choose to enjoy the day at a private hospitality suite with balconies overlooking the racetrack! Being located only a short distance from Dublin city centre, Fairyhouse Racecourse is the perfect venue for a Dublin stag do and you are sure to have an unforgettable day out with the lads!

Aintree Racecourse

Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool

For a horse racing activity on your Liverpool stag do, make sure to get to Aintree Racecourse, best known for hosting the world famous Grand National! The Grand National Steeplechase takes place in April, is run over 4 miles and considered to be the most challenging steeplechase in the world. Your group can book private boxes to watch the races and also enjoy fine dining in one of the top class restaurants on site, the Golden Miller Restaurant or the Prince Royal Restaurant. With bars and food stands throughout Aintree Racecourse, your group are in for a memorable day and hopefully a few winning bets too!

Cheltenham Racecourse

Cheltenham Racecourse in England

Every March Cheltenham Festival takes place at Cheltenham Racecourse and it features several grade 1 races, the most notable being the world famous Cheltenham Gold Cup. If you are planning a stag weekend at this time of year then planning a horse racing stag do is a brilliant idea as all the best jockeys and horses will be competing as well as the festival having one of the most famous Ladies Day’s in racing! The racecourse has a capacity of 67,500 spectators so you can expect a lively atmosphere and also great drinks and food at the bars and restaurants such as Champions Walk Restaurant or the Gold Cup Restaurant! A day out at Cheltenham races with your closest pals is a great way to send the stag off in style!

Ascot Racecourse

Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire

For a stag do activity that oozes class, get to Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire! The racecourse itself is one of the best in the world but it is the quality and excellence throughout the year that has made it so popular! There is no denying that the most famous period of the year at this racecourse is the Royal Ascot which lasts for 5 days in June. The Royal Ascot is 5 days of style and glamour of the highest quality and even the Queen of England will be in attendance! This is one horse racing stag do that you will never forget!

Now that we have revealed why you must plan a horse racing stag do, we are sure that you are buzzing to get to place some bets on the races and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere! So get your suits at the ready for an unforgettable experience at the races!

Find a venue suitable for you by checking our our Top 9 UK Stag Do Location Ideas or Top 9 Ireland Stag Party Location Ideas!

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