The Ruparelia Group know how best to mix serious business with partying. And few social events are comparable to the Group’s flagship, The Royal Ascot Goat Races, one of Uganda’s most popular events. No social person wants to miss this one.
Commercials running on airwaves have announced that the fun filled event will take place on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at its traditional venue, the magnificent Speke Resort, Munyonyo which sits on the shores of Lake Victoria.
Ruparelia Group managing director, Rajiv Ruparelia says, “The Goat Races are more than just another event in Uganda, it’s a place where people can come and network and mix along with business, pleasure and have a fun humorous time with good food and drinks all day long.”
It features Kampala’s top DJs and artistes and who is who, dressed in trending setting and extravagant wear – it is a day to show off, make merry, and be happy.
Tickets are already available at Speke Resort Munyonyo, Kabira Country Club and Speke Apartments for early birds, who don’t want to be told tickets are sold out.
The goat races entail eight races over the course of the day, each race featuring eight goats.
Any person can sponsor a race for anything between Shs6m and Shs10m, or buy a goat to participate in a race for between Shs500, 000 and Shs1m.
Tickets to the Goat Races will go for Shs50, 000, with early bird offers at Shs30, 000. VIP, which entitles you access to the owners’ hospitality tent costs Shs350, 000 for early Bird and Shs400, 000 at the gate.
Ruparelia foundation will use the proceeds from the Royal Ascot Goat Races which started in 1993 to build toilets aimed at improving sanitation at the Good Samaritan High School in Kamwokya.
This year’s other sponsors include Tusker Malt Lager, 88.2 Sanyu FM, Goldstar Insurance, Speke Resort Munyonyo, Robbialac and NTV.
Event: Royal Ascot goat race 2019
Venue: Speke Resort Hotel Munyonyo
Date: 12 October 2019
Gates open: 12pm
Reservations: 0702711119, 0785449449