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When is British Champions Day 2023?

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Conrad Castleton 18 Oct 2022
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  • We bring you the dates and vital information about the British Champions Day 2023
  • This popular meeting takes place at Ascot on Saturday 21st October in 2023
When is British Champions Day 2023
Runners compete on the first lap of the Long Distance Cup on Qipco British Champions Day at Ascot Racecourse, west of London on October 15, 2022. - Champions day is the finale of the British flat racing season and the UK's richest raceday. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

When is 2023 British Champions Day?

British Champions Day will take place on Saturday 21st October in 2023.

What is British Champions Day?

British Champions Day is a famous horse racing meeting staged in Britain in October. Four Group One races feature on the card at Ascot on British Champions Day, and more than £4m in prize money will be handed out on the day.

Where is British Champions Day held?

British Champions Day is staged at Ascot racecourse in Berkshire, England.

What races are run during British Champions Day?

Four Group One races headline the card. The Champions Sprint, Champions Fillies & Mares Stakes, Queen Elizabeth II Stakes and Champion Stakes are all run on Champions Day. The Long Distance Cup opens the card, with the Balmoral Handicap also featuring on Ascot schedule.

Which horses will run at British Champions Day 2023?

Bayside Boy, Emily Upjohn and Kinross ran out impressive winners in 2022, and all three could return in 2023. As could Trueshan, who claimed his third-straight victory in the Long Distance Cup. As Champions Day will take place a week later than usual in 2023, we could see horses who ran in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe make the trip to Ascot.

British Champions Day Live Streaming 

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British Champions Day Results

Baaeed was the star attraction on Champions Day, as William Haggas' star made the final outing of his career in the Champions Stakes. The crowd was left stunned, however, as the 1/4 favourite failed to pick up from off the pace, crossing the line fourth as Bay Bridge won under Richard Kingscote.

For the third year in a row, Trueshan claimed victory in the card-opening Long Distance Cup. Kinross then capped a fantastic second half to the 2022 season by winning the Champion Sprint under Frankie Dettori.

Dettori entered the winners' enclosure again half an hour later, after Emily Upjohn romped to victory in the Champion Fillies & Mares Stakes. Bayside Boy then upset the market leaders to win the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, returning a price of 33/1.

The Champions Day crowd was then treated to another thrilling renewal of the Balmoral Handicap, which saw another shock result, as the 80/1 rank outsider of the field, Shelir handed David O'Meara his third victory in this valuable contest.


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