Nathan Dawe On the Louis Roederer Queen Charlotte

Chelmsford City races

On July 3, the Chelmsford City Racecourse is hosting a huge event dubbed the Louis Roederer Queen Charlotte. And every fan knows that this isn’t your regular race because it comes with huge backings. The event is sponsored by huge stars such as the popular English DJ, Nathan Dawe and the exquisite wine brand, Louis Roederer. 

The gates open at 12:10 pm while the first race commences by 2:10 pm. This event is valued at over £170,000 in the markets. And of course, you will witness the fifth running of the Listed Louis Roederer Queen Charlotte Stakes with a value that amounts to £100,000. Tick your schedule for these times:

  • Gates open: 12:10pm
  • First race: 2:10pm
  • Last race: 5:40pm
  • Terrace Party: 6:00pm
  • Gates close: 8:00pm

Take this overview as your local guide to the event as we will reveal all you need to know. We will cover important information starting from the ticket prizes to the transport fees so read on and enjoy! 

Ticket Packages 

There are several packages and ticket options to accommodate you based on your preference. Let’s review them one after the other. 

Regular Tickets

The regular tickets come at a very fair price of £20.50 and making an online booking gives you a little £2.50 discount so be sure to use it. Having this ticket gives you access to:

  • Sports Bar and Grill Chicken
  • Betting facilities 
  • The Grandstand
  • An exclusive view from the Home Straight Terrace and Parade Ring.  

Sports Bar Package

The sports bar package comes at £32.50 and you can only book it for a minimum of four people. Apart from the general access, let’s give you an organised list of what you stand to enjoy with this package:

  • Specially reserved table in the Sports Bar
  • Voucher for good and drink which is usable in the Grill Kitchen
  • Exclusive race view from the Grandstand and Parade Ring
  • Tote Betting Facilities
  • In addition to the Grill Kitchen, access to the Home Straight Terrace

Fairwood Package

The Fairwood package comes with a £59.50 price tag and it gives you access to a more private terrace. Although children are allowed, if they are above two years old, you will need standalone tickets for them. Here is a breakdown of this package:

  • Access to the Fairwood restaurant
  • Exclusive race view from the Fairwood Private Terrace
  • Also viewing access from the Grandstand and Parade King
  • Three Course Buffet with Carvery meal on request 
  • Access to the Home Straight Terrace with the Sports Bar and Grill
  • Tote Betting Facilities
  • Racecard

Club Restaurant & Lounge Package

This package has a starting price of £67.50 and it comes with three higher sub-packages at £80, £85, and £99.50 respectively. Let’s break down your get in each subpackage asides from your general access. 

Club Restaurant Three Course Meal – £67.50

  • Exclusive access to the members-only Club Restaurant & Lounge 
  • Three course à la carte meal
  • Grandstand and Parade Ring view
  • Home Straight Terrace with Sports Bar and Grill Kitchen access
  • Tote Betting Facilities
  • Racecard

Club Restaurant Four Course Meal – £80.00

  • Exclusive access to the members-only Club Restaurant & Lounge 
  • Four course à la carte meal
  • Grandstand and Parade Ring view
  • Home Straight Terrace with Sports Bar and Grill Kitchen access
  • Tote Betting Facilities
  • Racecard

Club Restaurant and Five Course Tasting Menu – £85

  • Exclusive access to the members-only Club Restaurant & Lounge 
  • Five course tasting menu
  • Grandstand and Parade Ring view
  • Home Straight Terrace with Sports Bar and Grill Kitchen access
  • Tote Betting Facilities
  • Racecard

VIP Racing Package – £99.50

  • Exclusive access to the members-only Club Restaurant & Lounge 
  • Access to the members-only car park
  • £10 Betting Voucher
  • Tipster Talk
  • A glass of Champagne in the Winning Connections Box
  • Three course à la carte meal
  • Grandstand and Parade Ring view
  • Home Straight Terrace with Sports Bar and Grill Kitchen access
  • Tote Betting Facilities
  • Racecard

You should also note that the Club Restaurant & Lounge has an 18+ only policy and strict dress codes. 

Parade Ring Marquee Package 

Some individuals like a closer view from the Parade Ring; well say no more because you have it at £70.00. Here are the enjoyable:

  • Parade Ring Marquee access with its private lawn
  • Full-day table reservations
  • Table service
  • Complimentary Tea and Coffee 
  • Gourmet three course summer buffet
  • Home Straight Terrace with Sports Bar and Grill Kitchen access
  • Racecard
  • Tote Betting Facilities 
  • Free Car Parking

Student Package

Perhaps you are a student that would love to watch this massive race, but you find the other packages a bit costly. Well, the course has a package for you for only £10. And as expected, you need to be over 18 years and also have a valid student ID. Here are what you stand to gain:

  • Grandstand access
  • Sports Bar and Grill Kitchen access
  • Home Straight and Parade Ring view
  • Betting Facilities

What About the Buses? 

If you don’t have a vehicle, there are two available bus plans. 

From Chelsmford – £10

The bus will be available at Chelmsford Railway Station, Victoria Road (Opp Premier Inn)- Anglia Ruskin University – Broomfield – Main Road, Great Leighs (The Aragon Bus stop, opp Aragon Road) – Chelmsford City Racecourse. 

From Braintree – £10

This bus will come from Braintree Railway Station – Great Notley, London Road, White Court Bus Stop – Chelmsford City Racecourse. 

Are you Ready? 

Like we said earlier, this is not your ordinary racing event as several huge personalities will be in attendance. So get your Betfair sign up offer because there is a lot to gain at the stake. You should also expect a superb musical experience at the Terrace party as our beloved Nathan Dawe would be in the jams. We also trust Louis Roederer to come in clutch with our favourite wine brand so there is a lot to enjoy. Don’t miss it for anything! 

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