Jockey Club Venues, the conference and events arm of The Jockey Club, has announced a 20% discount on the day delegate rate for all new conferences which are booked to take place in January and February 2014.

Across the portfolio of 14 Jockey Club Venues throughout the UK, each racecourse has the capacity to support a variety of events, from training days, meetings and conferences to large scale banquets and exhibitions, for 12 to 2,250 delegates. The January discount will be accepted on all new conference bookings taking place at any of the Jockey Club Venues throughout January or February when booked and confirmed from now until 31st January 2014.

The Jockey Club Venues collectively have 81 function rooms and 230 syndicate rooms and with a total of 30,000m² of flexible inside space, can together seat nine times more people than the Royal Albert Hall.  Each venue offers the latest technology with high-speed internet, professional lighting and a comprehensive range of the latest AV equipment as well as great flexibility in terms of the space and service provided.

Collectively, Jockey Club Venues are bound by more than 3,000 acres with stunning views over some of the country’s most picturesque areas. Each racecourse has excellent transport links and over three quarters of the UK’s population live within 30 minutes’ drive of one of the racecourse venues.  The Jockey Club Venues offer a total of 82,000 free parking spaces, and on-site hotels at selected venues provide delegates with the option of extending their visit.

Jockey Club Venues Head of Sales – London Region, Alexander Johnston, said:

“We are delighted to be able to offer this discount on behalf of all 14 Jockey Club Venues. It is something we haven’t done before and we greatly look forward to the prospect of welcoming new business across our diverse portfolio of venues in the New Year.”

To book or find out more, please visit www.jockeyclubracecourses.com/venues or call JCVs on 0844 748 9204

Notes to Editors

The Jockey Club has been at the heart of British racing for more than 260 years.

Today the largest commercial group in the sport, The Jockey Club runs the largest racecourse group in the UK by turnover (2012: £142.1m), courses (14) including those at Aintree, Cheltenham, Epsom Downs and Newmarket, attendances (2012: 1.8m), total prize money (2012: £35.3m), contribution to prize money (2012: £16.5m) and quality racing (Group and Graded races); more than 3,000 acres of world-class training grounds in Newmarket and Lambourn; The National Stud breeding enterprise and education provider; and the charity for racing’s people in need, Racing Welfare. Governed by Royal Charter, every penny The Jockey Club makes it puts back into British racing. More information is available at www.thejockeyclub.co.uk.

For further information please contact:

Alice Jarrett- Kerr, Senior Account Executive at Triggerfish Communications on

020 3617 0406 or alicejk@triggerfish.co.uk