Fun Festival Facts
Whether it's placing a bet, ordering a round of drinks or staying in a hotel, festival week is a massive money spinner for Gloucestershire.
Here's just a few of the facts and figures:
Over 250,000 thousand people will attend the races over 4 days
The event brings in around £50 million to Gloucestershire's economy, through hotel and B&B bookings, eating out and shopping.
Over £500 million will be spent with the bookies.
40 coach loads of catering staff are brought into Prestbury Park each day
During the four days 170,000 pints of Guinness will be drunk
125,000 pints of lager will be drunk
18 thousand bottles of champagne will be popped
Plus 8,000 gallons of tea & coffee drunk
This will wash down 3 tonnes of smoked salmon, 50,000 rounds of sandwiches, 25,000 burgers & hotdogs and 20,000 portions of chips
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