Deighton Cup: A Weekend At The Races – August 10 & 11, 2012


Bring your hats, equestrian-themed pashmina afghans and best cufflinks. It’s time for a good old fashioned day at the races.

Show off your society flair, your knowledge of fine music and couture. Bet on the ponies and see where your luck will take you! The horses are coming round the final bend… shake your tickets harder ladies and gentlemen! The prestige is yours, as are the bubbles and fine cocktails. The event of the summer has arrived. Prepare to be entertained at the sport of kings.

Deighton Cup: A Weekend At The Races - August 10 & 11, 2012

Big Smoke

Friday, August 10, 2012
Gates 6:00pm | Post 7:00pm
The Marquee – Presented by HopscotchFestival.com

The shake of a hand, a puff of a fine cigar, and a swirl of scotch; these are the elements that pull together dapper gentlemen & sophisticated ladies for a very special preview night of trackside gaming and revelry. Privately hosted at the Hastings Racecourse Marquee by the one and only Miss America 2012, mingle with friends and peers at a very special event that sets the standard for the Deighton Cup Weekend at the Races.

Thoroughbred

Saturday, August 11, 2012
Gates 12:50pm Post 1:50pm
The Marquee

The anchor event of The Deighton Cup Weekend at the Races, Thoroughbred is now in its fourth year of fabulousness and easily the most stylish event of the summer. Beautiful ladies in elegant hats and fascinators sip champagne alongside gentlemen dabbling in games of chance, enjoying superbly-crafted cocktails. The Marquee is panoramically infused with an amazing crowd, for there is not a more dashing plateau of merriment all year.

The Jockey Club

Saturday, August 11, 2012
Dinner 7:00pm
HousexGuest Supper Club

The official after party and dinner for Thoroughbred, HousexGuest is being transformed into the Jockey Supper Club. After a grueling day of looking prim at the track it’s time to loosen the ascot and remove the gloves. In the style of the Classic American supper club of the 1930s, eclectic music and characters amuse guests well into the night beyond the amuse-bouche.

For more information, please visit: http://www.deightoncup.com


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