Win VIP tickets to the Hennessy Gold Cup at The Racecourse Newbury, Berkshire

PUBLISHED: 14:28 19 November 2013 | UPDATED: 12:25 22 November 2013

Hennessey Gold Cup

Hennessey Gold Cup


A day at the races – one of our favourite British past times involving some of the nation’s well practised diversions: having a flutter on the fillies, toasting our wins, commiserating our losses and mingling with well versed friends who enjoy sharing their alleged ‘expert tips’ ahead of race day. If none of this sounds familiar to you, then read on as Hennessy has the perfect competition for you to experience British racing at its finest and most sophisticated...

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The most exciting and glamorous racing event of the winter season is almost upon us: The Hennessy Gold Cup.

Held at The Racecourse Newbury in Berkshire and frequented by an array of VIPs each year, ‘The Hennessy’ - as it is fondly referred to from those in the know - is the highlight and pinnacle of the three day Hennessy Heritage Festival taking place from 28th-30th November, not to mention the must-attend event of the winter social calendar.

Now in its 57th year, ‘The Hennessy’ is more than just a race – it is the longest running sponsorship of its kind in the racing world and an institution - the trophy celebrated and coveted by world class jockeys, trainers and horses each year.

Now it’s your chance to experience the highlight of the winter racing and social calendar for yourselves. Hennessy is offering Berkshire & Buckinghamshire Life readers the chance to win VIP tickets for the day - where you will get to see all the action of the day, enjoy delicious Hennessy serves to toast your wins and receive a bottle of Hennessy Fine De Cognac to enjoy over the festive season (see our Hennessy Horse’s Neck cocktail recipe below).


To win, answer the following question:

Which racecourse is The Hennessy held at each year?

Email you answer (along with the title: Hennessy Competition) to


Want to be even more in the know? You will find more tips at:


Horse’s Neck cocktail recipe


35ml Hennessy Fine De Cognac

Fever Tree Ginger Ale


Pour Hennessy into a highball and top with Fever Tree ginger ale garnish with an orange peel.

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