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Royal Ascot Races

Royal Ascot Horse racing Event

Queen Elizabeth II arrives with the royal procession at Ascot alongside the Duke of Edinburgh for Day Five of the The Royal Ascot Meeting 2014

Royal Ascot takes place on the same ground as the usual Ascot horseracing 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.

Royal Ascot Betting Tips & Winners

We’ll update our tips for Royal Ascot closer to the start of race time but do check back often for insight and news.

The Queen is a big fan of Royal Ascot and she’s totaled 22 winners. A good tip, worthy of note, is not on a specific horse but trainer. Wesley Ward has a fantastic strike rate at Royal Ascot, in the last 6 years he’s made for a lot of happy punters. So, be sure to have a look at who is in placing for the meet. And consider the most successful jokey too, Ryan Moore has come first past the post on six out of seven visits.

Be sure to check back for our Royal Ascot betting tips nearer to March next year, you’ll find we’ll be brimming with tips and the latest odds.

Royal Ascot Tips of the Day:

(Check back soon for our daily Royal Ascot racing tips)

Day 1: Tuesday 19th June 2018: Day 1 of Royal Ascot is recognised as being one of the best horse racing days on the planet, with three Group One races and Ascot’s premier Group Two Coventry Stakes.

2:30pm: The Queen Anne Stakes (Group 1) Race:

3:05pm: The Coventry Stakes (Group 2) Race:

3:40pm: The King’s Stand Stakes (Group 1) Race:

4:20pm: The St James’s Palace Stakes (Group 1) Race:

5:00pm: The Ascot Stakes (Handicap) Race:

5:35pm: The Windsor Castle Stakes (Listed) Race:

Day 2: Wednesday 20th June 2018: Day 2 of Royal Ascot sees one of the most important races of the Festival, the Group One Prince of Wales’s Stakes.

2:30pm: The Jersey Stakes (Group 3) Race:

3:05pm: The Queen Mary Stakes (Group 2) Race:

3:40pm: The Duke of Cambridge Stakes (Group 2) Race:

4:20pm: The Prince of Wales’s Stakes (Group 1) Race:

5:00pm: The Royal Hunt Cup (Heritage Handicap) Race:

5:35pm: The Sandringham Stakes (Listed) (Handicap) Race:

Day 3: Thursday 21st June 2018: Day 3 of Royal Ascot is officially Ladies Day! This is where the race loving ladies usually outdo the horses, off course obviously.

2:30pm: The Norfolk Stakes (Group 2) Race:

3:05pm: The Hampton Court Stakes (Group 3) Race:

3:40pm: The Ribblesdale Stakes (Group 2) Race:

4:20pm: The Gold Cup (Group 1) Race:

5:00pm: The Britannia Stakes (Heritage Handicap) Race:

5:35pm: The King George V Stakes (Handicap) Race:

Day 4: Friday 22nd June 2018: Day 4 of Royal Ascot features two of the festivals most exciting races; The Group One Coronation Stakes and the Commonwealth Cup race.

2:30pm: The Albany Stakes (Group 3) Race:

3:05pm: The King Edward VII Stakes (Group 2) Race:

3:40pm: The Commonwealth Cup (Group 2) Race:

4:20pm: The Coronation Stakes (Group 1) Race:

5:00pm: The Queen’s Vase (Group 2) Race:

5:35pm: The Duke of Edinburgh Stakes (Handicap) Race:

Day 5: Saturday 23rd June 2018: Day 5 sees one of the most prestigious horse races taking place with Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes race.

2:30pm: The Chesham Stakes (Listed) Race:

3:05pm: The Wolferton Rated Stakes (Listed) Race:

3:40pm: The Hardwicke Stakes (Group 2) Race:

4:20pm: The Diamond Jubilee Stakes (Group 1) Race:

5:00pm: The Wokingham Stakes (Heritage Handicap) Race:

5:35pm: The Queen Alexandra Stakes (Conditions) Race:

Royal Ascot Betting

The total betting revenue generated over the 5-day period in stakes alone runs in to an excess of £200 million. Total prize money for all the horseracing participants totals around the £5.5 million mark.

Placing bets and getting the latest odds can be done on the course, for more information on betting at Royal Ascot check out Ascot Races

Royal Ascot Racing Event

The 5-day event features eight Group One races and 18 Group races in total and is viewed in over 200 countries.

There’ll be over 2,400 cleaners in attendance for the 5-day event and over 300 mobile toilets to cater for the crowd. The lucky ones will arrive in 1 of 400 helicopters and there will be at least a thousand limos bringing in a few hopeful punters.

The facilities at Ascot are some of the best across the land. During Royal Ascot no stone is left unturned and you’ll enjoy a fantastic day, no matter where on the course you end up.

Getting to Royal Ascot

Royal Ascot takes place on the usual Ascot horse racing course, for further directions check out the Ascot Races page, just click on the link.