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What to wear to the QIPCO Guineas Festival 2022


Whether you are in the Premier Enclosure adorned in your finest attire, or dressed in your most stylish clothing in the Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure, the QIPCO Guineas Festival is the perfect reason to bring out your showstopping outfit. 


  • Male racegoers often wear smart trousers, shirt and formal shoes.
  • Ladies are encouraged to wear a hat.
  • There is no formal restriction on wearing jeans however they are rarely seen. If you do wear jeans please ensure they are dark denim only.
  • Sports shorts or trainers are not acceptable.
  • Children should be dressed smartly.
  • Guests are encouraged to dress smartly for the QIPCO Guineas Festival.
  • No sportswear or sleeveless vests should be worn.
  • Smart denim is acceptable but should not be frayed, torn or ripped.
  • Guests must not wear sports trainers.
  • Common sense restrictions would be those of taste and appropriateness.
  • Children should be dressed smartly.

Fancy dress is permitted in the Grandstand & Paddock and Garden Enclosure areas only. Fancy dress must be in good taste so as not to cause offence.


Newmarket Racecourses reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone deemed to be dressed inappropriately.

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