Ebor Festival Tips & Picks

The Yorkshire Ebor Festival at York is one of the most famous racing festivals in the world. Held across four great days of racing, the Ebor takes centre stage on the fourth and final day of the August festival.

There are a total of three Group 1 races held across the four days, with the Oaks, Nunthorpe Stakes and International Stakes held throughout the week.

Always a popular festival for punters, the Ebor Festival attracts big money with bookmakers and we have all the Group 1 information available with free tips, history and betting guides.

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Yorkshire Ebor Festival Day 1 betting card

The Group 1 International (Juddmonte) Stakes is the Group 1 feature on Day 1 of the Ebor Festival.

Punters have six great races to bet on, which includes the Great Voltigeur Stakes at Group 2 level and the Group 3 Acomb Stakes.

Race Name
2017 Winner
Symphony Group Handicap
Desert Law
Acomb Stakes
Wells Farhh Go
Great Voltigeur Stakes
International StakesUlysses
Class 2 Handicap
Magic Circle
Betway Nursery
Demons Rock

Yorkshire Ebor Festival Day 2 betting card

It's all about the girls on Day 2 of the Ebor Festival with the Yorkshire Oaks taking centre stage.

The Lowther Stakes for the fillies is also on the card and Ladies' Day is one of the most popular race days on the British calendar.

Race Name
2017 Winner
Premier Yearling Stakes
Lowther Stakes
Class Handicap
Flaming Spear
Yorkshire OaksEnable
Galstres Stakes
Fleur Forsyte
Fillies' Handicap
Lincoln Rocks

The Yorkshire Oaks always produces top-quality fillies and 2017 winner Enable is no exception.

The John Gosden-trained filly went on to become one of the highest-rated thoroughbreds in the world.

Yorkshire Ebor Festival Day 3 betting card

Day 3 features the Group 1 Nunthorpe Stakes and also the Lonsdale Cup Stakes and City of York Stakes.

A quality field is always presented in the Nunthorpe and despite racing for only a moderate stake, horses such as Lady Aurelia and Battaash were in attendance in 2017.

Race Name
2017 Winner
Class 2 Handicap
Lonsdale Cup Stakes
City of York Stakes
Nunthorpe StakesMarsha
Maiden Stakes
Dream Today
Class 2 Handicap

Yorkshire Ebor Festival Day 4 betting card

The final day of the festival, Day 4 features the Ebor Handicap which is the richest flat handicap race in Britain.

Also on the card is the Gimcrack Stakes and Strensall Stakes, which gives punters plenty of great racing to choose from.

2017 Ebor Handicap winner Nakeeta would later contest the Melbourne Cup in Australia where he finished a credible fifth of 23 runners.

Race Name
2017 Winner
Strensall Stakes
Class Handicap
Secret Advisor
Gimcrack Stakes
Sands Of Mali
Ebor Handicap
Roses Stakes
Sound And Silence
Class Handicap
Eddystone Rock
Class 2 Handicap