RACEDAY SPONSORSHIP

COMPANY SPONSORSHIP & PERMANENT BANNERS

Race Sponsorship includes a permanent banner displayed on a fence or close to the winning post for twelve months.

WHY SPONSOR A RACE?

  • To incorporate the name of the company or a product into the race name for publicity purposes (race names appear in almost all national newspapers, in betting shops, on SKY TV, etc)
  • To give a company a special presence on a raceday – there is the opportuntiy to market; products on the raceday, as well as providing corporate guests with a special focus for their day out;
  • To provide staff and guests of the company with some involvement on the day.

WHAT DO I GET FOR MY MONEY?

  • Race named as you wish;
  • Satellite TV coverage (At the Races peak viewing 400,000 plus millions of SIS betting shop viewers;
  • Branding round the site and racecard advertising;
  • Sponsors choose the best turned out horse before the race;
  • Sponsors make the presentation to the winning connections after the race

  • A reasonable number of complimentary badges;
  • Depending on the value of the sponsorship, a complimentary private box;
  • A permanent fence banner or banner close to the winning post, on site for 12 months
  • Possibility of an interview over the PA for publicity;
  • An exhibit or tradestand on site.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A FENCE BANNER AND A WINNING POST?

Fence banners are particularly captured by the SKY At The Races TV cameras (peak viewing around 400,000 plus betting shop viewers running into millions). Winning Post banners are seen by the 50,000 people who come racing at Stratford plus several thousand non raceday and Touring Park visitors who come to the site twelve months of the year.

We are happy to tailor a bespoke package to suit all needs. For more information or a chance to discuss any of these great opportunities further please contact Wendy Rollason or a member of the team at the Racecourse Office on 01789 267949, or email info@stratfordracecourse.net.  

THE CLASSIC PACKAGE 

  • Fence or winning post banner for twelve months;
  • Inclusive of a race sponsorship (naming the race, judging best turned out; making presentation to the winning owners – race name appears in most national newspapers);
  • A reasonable number of complimentary admission badges on the day;
  • Use of a private box for 12/15 people on the day free of box hire charge (catering to be paid for);
  • Additional racecourse branding on day of your race;
  • Two annual members’ badges valid all year (and at over 40 reciprocal meetings at other courses)
  • Optional tour of the weighing room on your race day.
  • Racecard signed by top jockeys
  • Cost: £1500 + VAT plus £75 cash prize of best turned out plus £90 + VAT for memento for winning owner.

THE STANDARD PACKAGE 

  • Fence or winning post banner for twelve months;
  • Inclusive of a race sponsorship (naming the race, judging best turned out; making presentation to the winning owners – race name appears in most national newspapers);
  • 10 complimentary admission badges on the day;
  • Additional racecourse branding on day of your race;
  • Optional tour of the weighing room on your race day.
  • Cost: £750 + VAT plus £75 cash prize of best turned out plus £90 + VAT for memento for winning owner.

FAMILY & FRIENDS SPONSORSHIP

Families and friends often enjoy naming a race appropriately in order to celebrate a birthday, engagement, wedding or as a memorial. Prices from £300.00 + VAT plus a memento for the winning owner (£90.00 + Vat) and a £75.00 cash prize for the best turned out horse in the race. The price depends on the value of the race.

WHY DO FAMILIES & INDIVIUALS TAKE A RACE? 

Naming a race is a wonderful present (often a surprise!) for a family celebration or as a gift to a friend. (Sometimes even used as a way to propose!). A race can also be named as a memorial for a friend or family member.

What do I get for my money?

  • Race named as you wish;
  • Satellite TV coverage;
  • A message/photograph in the racecard;
  • Whoever you choose will judge the best turned out horse before the race;
  • An individual of your choice also makes the presentation to the winning connections after the race;
  • A reasonable number of complimentary badges;
  • Possibility of an interview over the PA for publicity;
  • One course in the Carvery restaurant plus a bottle of wine.

We are happy to tailor a bespoke package to suit all needs. For more information or a chance to discuss any of these great opportunities further please contact a member of the team at the Racecourse Office on 01789 267949, or email info@stratfordracecourse.net.

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