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Standard Dress Code Description

 

Epsom Downs Racecourse implements a smart-casual dress code at all non-Derby Festival race meetings. A strict dress code is implemented at The Derby Festival within certain enclosures. Please note – fancy dress is not acceptable within the Grandstand or Queen’s Stand Enclosures during The Derby Festival. We require Attendees to adhere to the dress code listed below;

 

Non-Derby Festival racedays – The Stands

 

  • There is a smart-casual dress code in our Outer Enclosures however football shirts, bare tops and vests are not permitted.

 

Non-Derby Festival racedays – Hospitality

  • There is a smart-casual dress code within our Hospitality areas. Jacket, trousers and a collared shirt are encouraged. Smart denim jeans are acceptable.

 

The Derby Festival – Queen’s Stand – Ladies Day

 

  • Gentlemen must wear a jacket, collar and tie.

  • Ladies are encouraged to wear a fascinator or hat.

  • Jeans, sports shorts, denim or trainers are not acceptable.

  • Children should be dressed smartly.

  • This dress code applies to both Queen’s Stand ticket holders and Queen’s Stand Hospitality guests.

 

The Derby Festival – Queen’s Stand – Derby Day

  • Either black or grey morning dress with a top hat, service dress or full national costume is obligatory for gentlemen on Derby Day.

  • Ladies must wear formal day dress or a tailored trouser suit, with a hat or substantial fascinator.

  • Children should be dressed smartly.

  • This dress code applies to both Queen’s Stand ticket holders and Queen’s Stand Hospitality guests.

 

The Derby Festival – Grandstand Enclosure – both days

  • Guests are required to dress up for The Derby Festival.

  • No sportswear, sleeveless vests or bare tops.

  • Smart denim must not be frayed, torn or ripped.

  • Guests must not wear sports trainers.

  • Children should be dressed smartly.

 

The Derby Festival – Grandstand Hospitality – both days

 

  • Gentlemen must wear a jacket and collared shirt, ties are encouraged.

  • Ladies are asked to wear a fascinator or hat.

  • Children should be dressed smartly.

 

Other information relating to Dress Codes

 

  • The Racecourse may at its discretion implement a dress code for a particular race day, for specific enclosures on race days and/or any other areas of the Racecourse where a particular dress code is required.

  • All Attendees must comply with the dress code for each race day, for each enclosure and/or any other areas of the Racecourse where a dress code may be in force from time to time.

  • The Racecourse reserves the right to vary the dress code at its discretion for specific areas/enclosures on race days and/or any other areas of the Racecourse where a particular dress code is required.

  • The Racecourse reserves the right to refuse an Attendee access to any area of the Racecourse where a dress code is in force with which the Attendee is not complying.



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