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When is the 2021 Ebor Festival?

  • We bring you the dates and vital information about Ebor Festival in 2021
  • Ebor Festival 2021 will start on Wednesday 22nd August, and end on Saturday 25th August
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Freetips staff 22 Oct 2020
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When is the 2021 Ebor Festival?

The Ebor Festival usually takes place during the third or fourth week in August. The 2021 Ebor Festival will begin on Wednesday 22nd August, and end on Saturday 25th August.

What is the Ebor Festival?

The Ebor Festival is a hugely popular flat racing meeting staged in Britain during the summer. The Ebor Festival lasts for four days, and is headlined by the Ebor Handicap, the richest staying-handicap in Europe.

Where is the Ebor Festival run?

The Ebor Festival takes place at York racecourse. Affectionately known as the Knavesmire, York races is situated in York, England.

What races are run during the Ebor Festival?

The fourth and final day is headlined by the two-mile Ebor Handicap, which boasts a massive first prize of £1m. Before that, punters have three Group Ones to enjoy; the Juddmonte International Stakes, the Yorkshire Oaks and the Nunthorpe Stakes sprint.

Which horses will run at the Ebor Festival in 2021?

Battaash has triumphed in the last two Nunthorpes and could return to York in 2021 to try and become the first three-time winner of this prestigious Sprint.

The Juddmonte International often brings together horses who ran in the 2000 Guineas and the Epsom Derby, as well as top-class older horses.

1000 Guineas and Epsom Oaks winner, Love trounced her rivals in the 2020 Yorkshire Oaks, and could return to the Ebor Festival 2021 before going on to the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

Where can I watch the Ebor Festival?

Ebor Festival 2021 will be shown live on ITV and RacingTV. If you'd rather watch the racing via your mobile or tablet, then bookmakers such as bet365 will allow you to stream the race live.

Ebor Festival Live Streaming

The bet365 live streaming service covers a wide range of horse racing on a daily basis. Here's how to stream the Ebor Festival 2021 live online:

  1. Visit bet365 > live streaming > horse racing
  2. Log-in or register for an account (use the bet365 bonus code NEWBONUS if opening a new account)
  3. Registered depositing users can then watch and bet on live horse racing.

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2021 Ebor Festival Schedule

Ebor Festival Day One

The opening afternoon at the Ebor Festival is headlined by the prestigious Juddmonte International Stakes. Before that, punters will watch one of the key trials for the St Leger, the Great Voltigeur Stakes.

Ebor Festival Day Two

Day two at York starts with a bang, as some of the quickest juvenile fillies do battle in the Lowther Stakes. The main event on Thursday's card is the Group One Yorkshire Oaks.

Ebor Festival Day Three

The thrilling Nunthorpe Stakes takes pride of place in the centre of the day on day three at the Ebor Festival. Before that, juveniles have their chance to shit in the Gimcrack Stakes, and some of the best stayers in the business prove their stamina in the Lonsdale Cup.

Ebor Festival Day Four

The Ebor Handicap is the feature race on the final day at York. Saturday's viewers will also take in the Strensall Stakes, the Melrose Handicap and the City Of York Stakes.


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