Guide to Royal Ascot

Royal Ascot 2021: Armed Forces are official charities this year

The three principal single Service Armed Forces charities, comprising the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity, ABF The Soldiers’ Charity and the RAF Benevolent Fund, will be the official nominated charity partners for Royal Ascot 2021. The charities have traditionally been supported and promoted on the Friday of Royal Ascot, with more than £20,000 normally …

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Vintage Finds for Raceday Outfits – Ladies

Royal Ascot is focusing on sustainable fashion for its Style Guide this year so with such a perfect excuse for vintage shopping we have rounded up our favourite online finds for racegoers’ outfits.  Of course it doesn’t have to be just for Royal Ascot – vintage accessories are ideal for raceday outfits for Ladies all …

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Royal Ascot 2021: Focus on Sustainable Fashion for 10th Anniversary of Style Guide

For 2021, Ascot Racecourse celebrates new season trends and the sustainable fashion movement with the launch of its 10th Royal Ascot Style Guide, in association with Swiss watch brand Longines. Royal Ascot (Tuesday 15th to Saturday 19th June 2021) is a highlight of the British summer season and, after a year of uncertainty and lockdowns, …

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These Racehorses Are All Recent Multiple Royal Ascot Winners

“Royal Ascot” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Dumphasizer This article contains third-party links To win at Royal Ascot just once with a horse is a big achievement, but to do it twice or more is truly something special. Unless they are geldings, Flat thoroughbreds don’t generally stay in training as often as their counterparts over jumps, so that is …

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Royal Ascot 2020: £400,000 Raised for Frontline Charities during Royal Ascot At Home

Royal Ascot 2020 proved the catalyst for £400,000 in fundraising activities with the racecourse’s own #StyledWithThanks programme contributing £166,000. The racecourse’s direct fundraising benefitted: The NationalEmergencies Trust Relief Fund, NHS Charities Together, The Care Workers Charity and the Berkshire Community Foundation Coronavirus Fund. The #StyledWithThanks campaign saw thousands of fans around the world dress up and …

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Royal Ascot 2020 Day 5: Who Dares Wins takes concluding Queen Alexandra Stakes to give Tom Marquand first Royal Ascot success

Who Dares Wins landed the final race of Royal Ascot 2020, the marathon Queen Alexandra Stakes over an extended two miles and five furlongs. It was a second winner at the Royal Meeting for a horse owned by a Henry Ponsonby syndicate and a third for trainer Alan King. Jockey Tom Marquand was enjoying his …

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Royal Ascot 2020 Day 5: Hey Jonesy hands Ryan and Stott 94/1 sprint double with Wokingham success

Trainer Kevin Ryan and jockey Kevin Stott recorded a quickfire 94/1 sprint double when Hey Jonesy (18/1) landed Wokingham Heritage Handicap, following on from Hello Youmzain’s victory in the preceding G1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes. Taking the lead after the first furlong, Hey Jonesy held on gamely to score by the minimum distance of a nose …

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Royal Ascot 2020: At Home Fashion with Celebrities and Influencers – Day 5

As this year’s Royal Ascot draws to a close, it was still delightful to see such a terrific response to the #StyledWithThanks challenge. Ascot Racecourse is grateful to all the participants for helping celebrate Royal Ascot at Home and donating so generously to the fund-raising campaign. Today’s participants include Francesca Cumani, Rosie Tapner, Nicki Shields …

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Royal Ascot 2020 – Unprecedented Conditions for the Five-Day Spectacular

Royal Ascot in 2020 took place under unprecedented conditions, with the Covid-19 epidemic meaning the five-day spectacular was held behind closed doors for the first time in its history. Government guidelines meant that the limited attendees had to abide by the two-metre social distancing rule and wear face masks, but the five-day spectacular went ahead …

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Royal Ascot 2020 Day 5: Dettori, Gosden and Hamdan Al Maktoum take leading jockey, trainer and owner titles

A superb final day treble on Campanelle, Alpine Star and Palace Pier saw Frankie Dettori pip Jim Crowley in the race to be crowned top jockey at this year’s Royal Ascot. Both jockeys recorded six wins over the meeting, with Dettori taking the honours on countback thanks to four second places. Dettori, recording a seventh …

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