Each and every year elite socialites and equestrian aficionados gather to watch horses gallop and people galavant in celebration of true British tradition. Royal Ascot is always a haute affair, and this year has been the most celebrated on yet.
Londoners aren’t the only ones celebrating the beloved British legacy. Halfway across the world in Los Angeles, a haute reception was held to reintroduce the next generation back to racing. The Stronach Group, with Belinda Stronach, in partnership with John Terzian and The h.wood Group, co-hosted the VIP Party, ‘A Day at The Races’ in Honor of the Royal Ascot at The Chandelier Room in Santa Anita Park last Saturday, June 18th, 2016. The concept event showcased a fresh take on the sport of horse racing and Santa Anita Park as the it destination in LA for food, fashion and entertainment.
The invite-only affair was held exclusively inside Santa Anita Park’s VIP areas, at the Chandelier Room, the Chandelier Balcony and the Chairman’s Lounge. Guests enjoyed an abundance of crafter cocktails for the daytime horse races and experience in the early afternoon. The event was nowhere near over and continued into the an after party celebration with an intimate performance by the world-famous Jesse Jo Stark & Midnite Men, and sounds by Belinda Stronach’s son, DJ Frank Walker, and celebrity DJ Mark Ronson.