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Royal Ascot, the pinnacle event of the British summer
June 18th, 2018

Royal Ascot, the pinnacle event of the British summer

The highly anticipated Royal Ascot is the most valuable racing meeting with the finest racehorses hailing from across the globe for a chance at the purse. Royal Ascot winners have become legends.

Royal Ascot is steeped in tradition and dates over 300 years. Its unique heritage and prestige allure challengers in competition for a £7.3m prize. Royal Ascot is also one of the most fashionable sporting events where guests adhere to the strictest of dress codes for a display of sartorial elegance unlike any other.

Royal Ascot, the pinnacle event of the British summer

The event is also one of the most fashionable sporting events.

The Greencoats open the gates to the public at 10:30 am. However, the event only truly begins with the arrival of the Queen in Royal Procession at 2:00 pm after which the races commence. Top-class races take place in this five-day event including the prestigious Queen Anne Stakes, King’s Stand Stakes and St James’s Palace Stakes on the first day. The second day features the Prince of Wales’s Stake, considered by many as one of the most important of modern times. The historic Gold Cup occupies the third day bringing about crowds of spectators. This is followed by Coronation States and the Commonwealth Cup on the next day. Royal Ascot comes to a conclusion with the Diamond Jubilee Stakes, one of the world’s leading sprint races, on Saturday 23rd of June.

Royal Ascot, the pinnacle event of the British summer

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