Tomorrow Saturday all roads will lead to Speke Resort Munyonyo for the Royal Ascot Goat Races that are back after five years of inactivity.
The event sponsored by Tusker Malt will attract who is who in town will be epitomized with fashion and ecstasy as fans cheer up their favourite goats during the races.
Gates to the event will open at noon with seven sets of goat races with 10 goats participating in each starting at 1.30pm and proceeding throughout the day.
Fashion is important as the organisers have prepared prizes for the fans and couples with the most attractive costumes.
The best dressed couple will win the biggest prize of a return ticket to Dubai courtesy of Emirates Airlines while the best dressed man and lady will spent a night with their partner at Speke Resort Munyonyo and Protea Entebbe respectively.
For the best dressed kid, a free pony camp treat at Speke Resort Munyonyo awaits.
Fans at the event like it was in the past are expected to arrive with hats on their heads and the fan with the best hat will win an outfit from offered by Halo collections.
More, the owner of the goat with the best name will win a special dinner for two at Serena Kigo.
There will also be other competitions throughout the day coming from a selection of photo uploads that will be posted online. The best group selfie will win a gift hamper from Uganda Breweries. The best goat impression will have the owner win a dinner for two at Sips and Bites as Calabash Spa will give a couple with the best selfie a massage.
The event will have a glam cam area run by Posh Junction where they will award the best female pose with a prize of hair and nail treatment worth Shs250, 000. The best male pose will walk away with a free men’s grooming worth Shs100,000 and the best mother and daughter pose will be treated to a free hair and braiding session.
According to Brenda Namutebi, brand manager, Premium Beers at Uganda Breweries Limited, The goat races are a must attend show for everyone who wants to have fun and win prizes. “As Tusker Malt, we are happy to be a part of the team that has brought this unique package that is surely going to be talked about for the rest of the year,” she says.
There will be food and drinks, including a silent disco to be hosted by Kampala socialite Sue Ochola. There will be Posh Junction VIP treatments, a champagne bar and fans will enjoy eats and drinks by the lakeside.
Musicians Bebe Cool, Fik Fameika, alongside Simples Entertainment are lined up to entertain the revelers. Bebe Cool’s goat named ‘A Pass’ will participate in the races. At the end of the activities there will be fireworks display.
Fans be informed that tickets are being sold at Shs50,000 at selected selling spots like; Kabira Country Club, Speke Hotel, The Cube, Speke Apartments, Speke Resort Munyonyo, and Liquid Silk plus online on Quicket.