To celebrate the return of Edinburgh’s most prestigious and richest race day, Musselburgh Racecourse and LAING EDINBURGH, today announced their official partnership for the Edinburgh Cup which takes place on 1 June 2013.

The historic racecourse has teamed up with Scotland’s oldest family jeweller to sponsor the Style Icon ‘best dressed’ competition on this acclaimed race day, which is set to draw in crowds of more than 7,500 from across Scotland. The lucky winner will receive a stunning Anna Collection Diamond Cluster pendant worth over £5000.

With race day prize money in excess of £100,000, the Edinburgh Cup maintains its reputation as one of Scotland’s most prestigious sporting events of the racing calendar and remains Scotland’s second richest flat race.

Sarah Montgomery commented on the sponsorship:- “We are delighted to be teaming up with LAING EDINBURGH who will be our 2013 sponsor of the Style Icon prize at this celebrated race day. Edinburgh Cup is renowned as one of the richest racing days and its abundance of stylish men and women, which makes LAING EDINBURGH the ideal partner for such a prestigious event.

Charlotte Farish, Head of Marketing for LAING, added: “We have a rich history of supporting sporting and charity events in many forms. The Edinburgh Cup is one of the racing calendars most celebrated and respected events and we are delighted to partner with Musselburgh Racecourse. Horse racing at its highest level along with the Style Icon competition is a natural and fitting association for LAING.

Whether the crowds are dressed to the nines in top hats and tails and glamorous gowns or keeping it casual, the audience can take advantage of the venue’s dynamic facilities and experience style and flair in the grounds with a range of entry packages.

Race-goers can enjoy an exclusive slice of the action with the Edinburgh Cup Club package, priced at £55 per person. The package includes admission, VIP entry to Edinburgh Cup Club, and a reserved table for the day in the marquee plus private bar and tote facilities.

Tickets start at £25 (£23 online) and provide access to all public areas of the racecourse including seven bars and food outlets. Musselburgh Racecourse also offer a Champagne Package for £45 per person, including admission, £12 of Totepool bets and a Pommery Pop Mini Champagne served in the Pommery Champagne garden.

Visitors can also book the Fish & Chips Package, at £37 per person, to fully take advantage of the event.

For further information and to book visit www.musselburgh-racecourse.co.uk or call 0131 665 2859.