Summer Guide 2022

Royal Ascot Gold Cup Day 2022 – Photos and Results

Thursday of Royal Ascot 2022 was Gold Cup Day with superstar Stradivarius bidding to emulate Yeats (2006–2009) by winning a fourth Gold Cup, the flagship race of the week. Reports from the races of the day, with photographs by Ian Yates (www.eyewhy.co.uk). 2.30PM NORFOLK STAKES (GROUP 2) Previous Next The Ridler provides Fahey and Hanagan […]

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Royal Ascot 2022: Fashion Focus

Fashion comes to the fore at Royal Ascot each year and for 2022 the focus turned to the Royal Ascot Millinery Collective – and a rather special outfit design. ROYAL ASCOT MILLINERY COLLECTIVE Ascot Racecourse and Fenwick, Royal Ascot’s Official Millinery Sponsor, joined forces with12 of Britain’s milliners to present a collection of uniquely designed

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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 2022: Racegoers’ Numbers Reduced in Main Enclosures to Improve Customer Experience

As part of a long-term ambition and following feedback from racegoers attending the smaller scale Royal Ascot in 2021, capacity numbers have been reduced across the three main enclosures for all five days of the Royal Meeting. In the Royal Enclosure, capacity on each day will be reduced by 1,000 people while the Royal Enclosure

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Royal Ascot 2022: Record Prize Money to be Won this Year

Royal Ascot Prize Money will reach record levels in 2022, with £8,652,500 to be won. The Royal Ascot racing programme will once again feature the highest concentration of equine talent seen at any meeting across the world. Permanently expanded to 35 races in 2021, there are eight Group 1 races across the Royal Meeting and

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Royal Ascot 2022: Andrew Balding on Returning to Royal Ascot after his Four Winners there in 2021

This article contains third-party links Multiple Group 1 and Classic-winning Flat trainer Andrew Balding has amassed over 250 wins across the last two seasons, including an incredible four winners at Royal Ascot in 2021. The Betway ambassador’s success at the Royal meeting was a career-best performance that saw him end the week on an equal

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Royal Ascot: Amusing Anecdotes and Fascinating Facts

In case you have a lull in conversation between the races at Royal Ascot, this selection of amusing anecdotes and fascinating facts should keep everyone entertained! COUNTING MONARCHS Since Queen Anne founded Ascot Racecourse back in 1711, a further 11 monarchs have acceded to the British throne. TOP DAME Mrs Gertrude Shilling was undeniably the

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Royal Ascot 2022: Shahryar Headlines Overseas Stars on Course for Royal Ascot Challenge

Japanese raider Shahryar headlined the overseas stars on show at the International Challengers Media Morning in Newmarket on Thursday, 9th June, ahead of the Royal Ascot meeting 2022. Shahryar (main picture above, credit: Megan Ridgwell) ranks as one of the world’s top middle-distance performers following his victory in March’s G1 Dubai Sheema Classic. Last year’s Japanese Derby

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Royal Ascot Race Histories

Royal Ascot is a pinnacle of the Flat racing season and many of the races have seen over a century of renewals while others have been recently introduced. The race histories are outlined below. For our full Guide to Royal Ascot please click here. In alphabetical order: The Albany Stakes (Group 3) Six furlongs, Two-Year-Old

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