The Queen & Royal Ascot

Royal Ascot: All The Queen’s Horses

Nothing receives a bigger cheer at Royal Ascot than when Her Majesty The Queen’s famous silks are first past the post. Over the years many horses have carried those royal colours to victory. Terry Redhead looks back at five of them. Main photo: Her Majesty The Queen at Royal Ascot with Sir Michael Stoute, by …

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Royal Ascot 2022: Platinum Jubilee Plans

Ascot Racecourse has planned a series of special celebrations for Royal Ascot 2022 in honour of Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Synonymous with excellence and steeped in history, the spectacle that is Royal Ascot promises to bring five days of high-drama and sporting excitement to viewers, further enhanced this year with the newly named …

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Royal Ascot 2020 Day 2: Tactical hands Her Majesty The Queen a 24th Royal Ascot success

The Queen may be missing for the first time in her reign, but Tactical (7/2 Fav) handed Her Majesty a 24th Royal Ascot success when taking the Listed Windsor Castle Stakes. It was a sixth Royal Ascot success for trainer Andrew Balding and a 15th jockey James Doyle, who was recording a 26/1 double following …

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Royal Ascot 2017 – Ladies’ Day Photos

The Thursday of Royal Ascot is officially Gold Cup Day – but for thousands of racing fashionistas it is unofficially known as ‘Ladies’ Day’. As it is not an official Ladies’ Day, there are no Best Dressed or Best Hat competitions – instead, racegoers vie to capture the attention of press photographers, fellow racegoers and …

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A History of Ascot

A History of Royal Ascot

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The Queen becomes first monarch to win the Ascot Gold Cup

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