Royal Ascot takes place on the same ground as the usual Ascot horse racing events and is recognised as the UK’s most popular horse racing event.
It takes place every year in June and draws in huge crowds, Lords, Royalty and wealth is also flown in from Arabia. Its reputation for high-class is insurmountable, as thoroughbred horse’s line-up to glisten in front of a Champagne-swilling, lobster gouging and berry punnet loving crowd.
The first Royal Ascot race ran in 1711 and has since become one of the most prestigious horse meets in the world. The event has recently drawn in crowds exceeding 300,000, qualifying it for the busiest of all European horse racing events.