ITV Racing at the Sky Bet Ebor Festival 2023
ITV Racing will broadcast FIVE live races every day of the Sky Bet Ebor Festival at York Racecourse from 13.30-16.30 on Wednesday 23 – Saturday 26 August on ITV.
The Opening Show preview programme is on from 9.30-10.30 on Saturday 26 August on ITV4.
All shows will be simulcast on ITVX.
The Sky Bet Ebor Festival is one of the most popular festivals of the year featuring top-class racing on the iconic Knavesmire in the heart of Yorkshire. The Sky Bet Ebor on Saturday is Europe’s richest flat handicap race and York’s oldest race, first run in 1843.
Ed Chamberlin and Francesca Cumani host exclusive free-to-air coverage live from York and are joined daily for expert analysis by Jason Weaver and Adele Mulrennan.
Out and about will be Oli Bell, Mick Fitzgerald and Matt Chapman with Richard Hoiles in the commentary box. Ruby Walsh will be in his analysis hub.
Mark Heyes will be covering lifestyle from Wednesday to Friday joined by Charlotte Hawkins on Thursday, the traditional Ladies Day.
The Opening Show on Saturday is hosted by Oli Bell who will be joined by Adele Mulrennan and Matt Chapman to look back at a wonderful week of racing and preview the best of Saturday's action including the Sky Bet Ebor.
There will be a free-to-enter ITV7 competition.
The weekly highlights will be the Juddmonte International Stakes on Wednesday, where all eyes will be on Paddington in a race that could shape into one of the best this season.
Thursday’s showpiece is the Pertemps Network Yorkshire Oaks where we could see a stellar clash between the season’s best fillies Soul Sister, Emily Upjohn and Savethelastdance.
The Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes on Friday is the showpiece of the day, with Highfield Princess, one of the most popular flat horses in training out to retain her crown in this race.
Saturday’s Sky Bet Ebor is the oldest and most famous race in York’s history and the highlight of the calendar at the Knavesmire racecourse as well as the richest handicap race in Europe.
Wednesday 23 August13.50 Sky Bet & Symphony Group Stakes14.25 Tattersalls Acomb Stakes (Group 3)15.00 Sky Bet Great Voltigeur Stakes (Group 2)15.35 Juddmonte International Stakes (Group 1)16.10 Sky Bet Stayers Stakes
Thursday 24 August13.50 Sky Bet Lowther Stakes (Group 2)14.25 Goffs UK Harry Beeby Premier Yearling Stakes15.00 Clipper Stakes15.35 Pertemps Network Yorkshire Oaks - Group 116.10 British EBF and Sir Henry Cecil Galtres Stakes
Friday 25 August13.50 Sky Bet Stakes14.25 Weatherbys Hamilton Lonsdale Cup (Group 2)15.00 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai Gimcrack Stakes (Group 2)15.35 Coolmore Wooton Bassett Nunthorpe Stakes - Group 116.10 Assured Data Protection EBF Fillies’ Stakes
Saturday 26 August13.50 Sky Bet & Symphony Group Strensall Stakes (Group 3)14.25 Sky Bet Melrose Stakes15.00 Sky Bet City of York Stakes (Group 2)15.35 Sky Bet Ebor16.10 Sky Bet Constantine Stakes