London hosts world’s most famous horse-race meeting at Royal Ascot

Published on : Tuesday, June 7, 2016

horse-raceExperience the most fashionable event in London’s sporting calendar and one of the world’s most famous horse-race meeting at Royal Ascot.

 

Britain’s most popular race meeting is the place to see and be seen for high society, royal watchers, fun seekers and horse-racing enthusiasts alike.

 

Founded by Queen Anne in 1711 and steeped in tradition, heritage and pageantry, Royal Ascot is attended by members of the Royal Family, including the Queen herself. Royal Ascot features a daily horse-drawn procession from Windsor Castle to Ascot Racecourse led by the royal carriage.

 

Although the eye-catching fashion steals the show at Royal Ascot, this colourful occasion also features top-quality horse racing.

 

Racing highlights of Royal Ascot include the Golden Jubilee Stakes and the Gold Cup. Prize money for the week totals millions of pounds!

 

The Queen has enjoyed considerable success at Royal Ascot, having owned many winners including Estimate, the horse which won the Gold Cup in 2013.

 

The event takes place from June 14-18.

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