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MAGIC MILLIONS TAKE ON TITLE ROLE AT FESTIVAL OF BRITISH EVENTING 2018
BRITISH EVENTING’S SHOWCASE EVENT TO HOST FIVE BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIPS IN ONE ACTION PACKED WEEKEND
TICKETS ON SALE NOW– SAVE THE DATE 3rd to 5th AUGUST 2018
This summer will see The Festival of British Eventing return with an exciting new title partnership and an action-packed weekend of world class sport and top-class entertainment. For over 35 years, this iconic fixture has seen the very best of the best compete across one of the most respected tracks in the sport designed by Captain Mark Phillips around the unique terrain of Gatcombe Park. It is this unique status that attracted leading Australian thoroughbred auction house, Magic Millions to take on the title role.
New Leadership at The Festival
Long-standing Event Director Tim Henson steps down
Captain Mark Phillips, Chairman of The Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe Park, today announced that Event Director Tim Henson is stepping down from his role of over 20 years. Captain Phillips said; “We would like to thank Tim for his huge contribution and service to The Festival over the years. He helped create The Festival and has been instrumental in raising the standards to deliver the best possible Championships year on year. We are very sad that he is standing down, however, we are excited for the future and Tim will still have an important role in the coming years.”