JEWELLERS Mappin & Webb, who recently opened their new store on Eastgate Street, will be the title sponsor of Ladies Evening at Chester Racecourse on Friday, June 24.

A fixture of the racecourse calendar for many years, the event marks a further expansion of the jeweller's presence in the city and is set to attract ladies (and gentlemen) from up and down the country.

Mappin & Webb opened their updated boutique at the beginning of April, featuring dedicated sections for luxury watch brands and jewellery and bar where customer could purchase a cocktail unique to Chester.

Chester and District Standard: Mappin & Webb's new boutique which opened in April.Mappin & Webb's new boutique which opened in April.

The deal is the latest in a long-standing relationship with the city of Chester and indeed with racing, having produced trophies for Royal Ascot in The Gold Cup, the Queen's Vase and Royal Hunt Cup.

Louise Stewart, Chief Executive at Chester Racecourse, said: "We are very grateful to Mappin and Webb, a jeweller with over 240 years of tradition in the world of fine jewellery, for supporting Chester Racecourse through this new sponsorship.

"Ladies Evening is a highlight in the racing calendar, and we are looking forward to seeing the partnership with Mappin and Webb come to life in front of thousands of racegoers."

Craig Bolton, President UK and Europe at Watches of Switzerland Group, said: "Mappin & Webb is delighted to be the title sponsor for this esteemed event. Mappin & Webb is a British treasure with over 240 years of tradition in the world of luxury watches & jewellery.

"Chester Racecourse with its own incredible heritage and iconic status is the perfect venue for us to partner with. Having recently opened a larger showroom in Chester on Eastgate Street, our experienced team will be delighted to welcome race goers and locals into the new showroom."

Tickets and hospitality packages for the Mappin and Webb Ladies Evening are available to purchase at