Friday Night At The Races Scores With Rugby Fans

Friday Night At The Races Scores With Rugby Fans

2-for-1 race tickets for Pro12 ticket-holders

One of Scotland’s top racecourses is coming in first for its most anticipated Friday night event of the season and is offering keen rugby goers the chance to kick off the weekend in style.

Friday Night at the Races at Musselburgh Racecourse hosts a range of fantastic competitions and activities for party goers and race enthusiasts alike, and now fans coming to Edinburgh for the Guinness PRO12 Rugby Final are being offered a not-to-be-missed 2 for 1 ticket deal for the Friday event.

This 2 for 1 deal is an online offer only and PRO12 Rugby attendees can use promo code MRCPRO12 to take full advantage of it.

Following on from the success of the previous two years, Belmont Wallyford will be the title sponsor for Friday Night at the Races on 27th May, kicking off at 4:30pm, which will also feature top Forth One DJs as the hosts of the after-racing party.

Friday Night At The Races Scores With Rugby Fans

The racing event will also offer one lucky attendee the chance to win £3,000 on the night, by entering a lively competition.

Set to draw a massive crowd are Forth One’s famous Boogie and Arlene, who will be hosting the official after party making sure to keep guests entertained until late. Musselburgh racecourse has also teamed up with three of the most prestigious Edinburgh night clubs, Opal Lounge, Lulu and Shanghai, for racegoers to continue the party into the early hours of the morning.

Musselburgh Racecourse is also providing buses on the day for attendees travelling from Edinburgh City Centre for just £10 per person and is encouraging savvy revellers to book a seat in advance to avoid disappointment.

Sarah Montgomery, Senior Operations and Commercial Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse is proud of its success: “We consider ourselves Edinburgh’s racecourse, so we are thrilled to be able to offer this fantastic deal to anyone coming to the city for the Guinness PRO12 Rugby final to add even more to an already exciting weekend.

“Friday Night at the Races is going to be one of the busiest race days in our landmark 200th anniversary year with lots of treats and prizes on offer as well as an exclusive DJ set from popular Forth One DJ’s so we can’t wait to open our doors for everyone to enjoy.”

Stuart Pardoe, Sales Manager at Belmont Wallyford, said of the partnership: “Myself and the team at Belmont Wallyford are delighted to be sponsoring Musselburgh Racecourse’s Friday Night at the Races event again this year.

Friday Night At The Races Scores With Rugby Fans

“As one of the highlights of the annual sporting and social calendar in Scotland, we are thrilled to be the title sponsor for this ever impressive event.

“Hopefully we might even bring a little speed to our favourite horse on the day too!”

Musselburgh Racecourse is firmly established as one of the UK’s most stylish racecourses, hosting 28 flat and jumps meetings each year. Already popular with racing enthusiasts, families and corporate clients.

For anyone unable to attend can make up for it at Musselburgh Racecourse’s Edinburgh Cup race day on Saturday 4th June.

Bringing colours to the capital, the popular event attracts leading horses, trainers and jockeys from across the UK and offering a programme packed full of quality racing with a total prize fund of £145,000.

Well-known BBC Radio 1 DJ Greg James will also be hosting the official after party.


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