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Desert Orchid’s Matchbook Clarence House Chase win

The very first Matchbook Clarence House Chase took place 30 years ago this year. The winner on that day? The great Desert Orchid, ridden by Simon Sherwood.

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Altior leads Matchbook Clarence House Chase trio

A small but select cast of three will contest the Grade 1 Matchbook Clarence House Chase at Ascot on Saturday 19th January including Altior, the current superstar of Jumps racing.

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MOËT & CHANDON GRAND VINTAGE to be OFFICIAL CHAMPAGNE OF ROYAL ASCOT

Ascot Racecourse is proud to announce that Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage will be the ‘Official Champagne of Royal Ascot’, and Moët & Chandon the ‘Official Champagne of Ascot’, in a new four-year partnership running from 2019 to 2022.

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Ascot races among the best in the world as Cracksman shares 2018 Longines World’s Best Racehorse honour

Dual QIPCO Champion Stakes winner Cracksman has been jointly named as the 2018 Longines World’s Best Racehorse along with the Australian mare Winx. The two standout horses were both awarded a rating of 130, ahead of Accelerate, from America, who was third with a rating of 128.

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Music acts announced for The Village Enclosure at Royal Ascot 2019

Ascot Racecourse is delighted to reveal a first-class line-up of music acts who will feature in the Village Enclosure at Royal Ascot 2019. The enclosure will open for three days during the Royal Meeting – Thursday 20th to Saturday 22nd June – for a third year.

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Waiting Patiently headlines entries for Betfair Ascot Chase

Waiting Patiently, the 5/4 favourite with Betfair and trained by Ruth Jefferson in Malton, North Yorkshire, came of age in the 2018 G1 Betfair Ascot Chase, when he defeated defending champion Cue Card by just under three lengths to register his first success at the highest level.

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8-MICHELIN STAR CHEF LINE-UP AT ROYAL ASCOT PREVIEW

The Royal Ascot 2019 chefs came together to present their food concepts to one another in front of a select audience at the London Underground Cookery School on Tuesday 8th February.

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Ascot to stage nine race card on Saturday

Ascot will stage a nine race card on Saturday, including the Betfair Hurdle and Denman Chase from Newbury. We will confirm the order of running tomorrow. Newbury Annual Members will be given free entry to the Queen Anne Enclosure on presentation of credentials.

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Racing Preview – Summer Mile Racing Weekend

The Summer Mile Racing Weekend provides two days of exciting, competitive racing as we reach the mid-point of the 2019 Flat season.

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ASCOT RACECOURSE ANNOUNCES FREE ENTRY FOR ADDITIONAL BETFAIR RACES ON BETFAIR ASCOT CHASE RACEDAY

Ascot will stage a nine race card on Saturday, including the Betfair Hurdle Race (Handicap) and the Betfair Denman Steeple Chase from Newbury.

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Betfair Ascot Chase Raceday Preview

The Betfair Ascot Chase Raceday features Ascot’s third and final Grade 1 Jumps race of the season with the Betfair Ascot Chase over 2m5f.

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ASCOT RACECOURSE ANNOUNCES INTERNATIONAL BETTING MEDIA RIGHTS DEALS WITH ATR AND SIS

Ascot Racecourse today announces two new international media rights deals which allow the respective parties the exclusive right to show live racing coverage, for betting purposes as well as into Licensed Betting Offices within their territories.

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Ascot supports GBR's Under 18s Race Free campaign

Great British Racing have launched a unique ‘Under 18s Race Free’ campaign through which accompanied under 18s are admitted free of charge to the vast majority of fixtures at Britain’s 60 racecourses throughout the year.

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A tribute to John McCririck

He opened racing’s window to the world and the world looked right back in.

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DUBAI DUTY FREE SHERGAR CUP INCREASED IN VALUE BY £90,000 TO £360,000

Ascot Racecourse announces today that the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup (Saturday 10th August) will be run for £360,000, a total increase of £90,000.

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Community Groups Receive Parish Cheques

Ten local community groups received cheques from Sunninghill and Ascot Parish Council, who had nearly £10,000 to award.

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HOW TO GARDEN WHEN YOU DON’T HAVE A GARDEN

Whilst the gardens of our dreams may resemble rolling meadows, the reality is that most of us must squeeze our horticultural ambition into slightly more snug spaces.

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TEN ESSENTIALS FOR YOUR HERB GARDEN

Essential to any kitchen is a good selection of herbs. Whilst most herbs are affordable and readily available in a dried form, nothing beats the flavour and freshness of home grown herbs. Luckily, a lot of popular herbs are easy to grow and require little outdoor space.

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The Weatherbys Hamilton Stayers’ Million

Following the extraordinary exploits of Stradivarius last year, we are delighted to announce that the Weatherbys Hamilton Stayers’ Million (WHSM) is back for 2019 and looking to bring even more attention and excitement to the Stayers’ division.

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TOP TIPS FOR FEBRUARY FUN IN THE GARDEN

February in the garden is filled with anticipation. The first signs of life are beginning to emerge as the plants shake off their winter dormancy. Splashes of colour illuminate dark corners to herald the start of spring. And there is plenty of preparation to do.

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EXCITING STAYERS' PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT

In the most exciting development within the Stayers’ programme for many years, Weatherbys Hamilton has today announced a new initiative to celebrate, support and promote the staying horse – an animal that has defined the European thoroughbred for the last three hundred years.

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Ascot Racecourse introduces Royal Ascot Trials Day

Ascot Racecourse's first meeting of the Flat season, formerly Sagaro Stakes Raceday, will be renamed Royal Ascot Trials Day with a focus on some of the key prep races for horses ahead of the premier Flat meeting of the season.

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KING GEORGE AMONG WORLD’S TOP RACES OF 2017

Four QIPCO British Champions Series races were today named as being among the top ten run anywhere around the globe last year with Cracksman, the emphatic winner of the QIPCO Champion Stakes on QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot in October, rated the top horse in Europe.

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ASCOT LAUNCHES EIGHTH ROYAL ASCOT STYLE GUIDE, IN ASSOCIATION WITH CUNARD

The Royal Ascot Style Guide plays a pivotal role in predicting key trends for the summer season and provides inspiration to racegoers keen to dress in style whilst keeping in-line with the Royal Meeting’s famous Dress Code.

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Tinie Tempah Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup & Concert Q&A

The world’s premier international jockeys’ competition, the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup, returns to Ascot Racecourse on Saturday 10th August 2019.

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Music acts confirmed for Royal Ascot's Village Enclosure

Ascot is delighted to reveal a first-class line-up of music acts who will feature in the Village Enclosure at Royal Ascot 2019.

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QIPCO King George Weekend - Racing Preview

QIPCO King George Weekend features the midsummer jewel in the Flat racing crown with the Group One King George VI and Queen Elizabeth QIPCO Stakes. Regarded as Europe’s premier midseason middle-distance championship race for horses of both sexes and all ages, this year’s renewal looks one of the most exciting in recent history.

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Nashwan wins 2019 QIPCO Diamonds & Pearls Award

Nashwan became the latest recipient of the QIPCO Diamonds & Pearls award, won last year by his most successful progeny, Swain.

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Making the Most of Spring | Simon Lycett

During Spring, seasonal British grown flowers are so abundant, and generally really reasonable to buy, fragrant and lasting. In addition to supporting British growers, you will be adding much-needed colour and floral freshness to the home after weeks and months of dark and drear weather!

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Spring Family Raceday - Racing Preview

The Spring Family Raceday on Sunday is Ascot’s final jumps meeting of the 2018/19 season and features a typically competitive seven race card with more than £150,000 of prize money on offer.

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Ascot Announces 2019 Fashion Collaborations

Ascot Racecourse is delighted to announce licensee collaborations with well-known fashion brands; Links of London, Karen Millen, T.M. Lewin, Oliver Brown, Radley London and Christys’ London.

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Luna Cinema at Ascot

The Luna Cinema returns to Ascot Racecourse this summer for three nights of fabulous films.

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Introducing the Royal Ascot Millinery Collective for 2019

Ascot Racecourse and Fenwick – Royal Ascot’s Official Millinery Sponsor – have once again collaborated with some of the world’s most exciting milliners to produce an exclusive 10-piece collection: The Royal Ascot Millinery Collective.

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Ascot and QIPCO launch 'Follow The Foals'

Ascot and Official Partner QIPCO, today announce a three-year digital content series following eight foals born at Tweenhills Farm.

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FOUR BREEDERS’ CUP CHALLENGE RACES TO BE HELD AT ROYAL ASCOT IN 2018

Winners of Prince of Wales’s Stakes, Queen Anne Stakes, Norfolk Stakes and Diamond Jubilee Stakes to earn Automatic Berths into 2018 World Championships

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Royal Ascot availability

With Royal Ascot fast approaching, we're beginning to sell out in certain enclosures and Fine Dining Restaurants. It is advised to book early to avoid disappointment.

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Radley's Royal Ascot collection now available

Ascot Racecourse is excited to announce the launch of an exclusive collection of occasion bags in collaboration with British accessories brand, Radley London

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ASCOT RACECOURSE AND KAREN MILLEN LAUNCH SS18 COLLECTION FOR ROYAL ASCOT

Ascot Racecourse today announced a new global relationship with leading ladies apparel design house Karen Millen to launch a SS18 collection inspired by its flagship race meeting, Royal Ascot, in a deal brokered by IMG.

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A formidable intercontinental challenge for Royal Ascot 2019

A formidable intercontinental challenge is in prospect for Royal Ascot this year as the Group One entries and those for four of the Group Two races are unveiled today. Royal Ascot runs from Tuesday, June 18th through to Saturday, June 22nd and offers over £7.3 million in prize money.

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Karen Millen's Royal Ascot collection now available

Following the success of last year’s collaboration, Royal Ascot has again partnered with official sponsor Karen Millen to launch an exciting new collection of SS19 occasionwear.

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Sunflower Lanyards to assist guests with invisible disabilities

Ascot Racecourse is introducing hidden disability lanyards at the Royal Meeting next week, following the successful introduction of the concept at organisations such as Sainsbury's, Heathrow and Gatwick Airports.

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T.M. Lewin launch Royal Ascot inspired formalwear collection

Ascot Racecourse and British menswear brand T.M.Lewin have collaborated to produce a bespoke collection of exclusive men’s formalwear inspired by Royal Ascot.

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Ascot Racecourse launches plant-based dining for Royal Ascot 2019

Ascot Racecourse is delighted to unveil its brand-new plant-based menus for Royal Ascot 2019 as the world-famous event continues to respond to consumer demand for alternative food and drink.

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Cheval Grand among King George VI & Queen Elizabeth QIPCO Stakes Entries

The 2017 G1 Japan Cup victor Cheval Grand will arrive in the UK later this month ahead of racing against some of Europe’s leading lights in the £1.25-million G1 King George VI & Queen Elizabeth QIPCO Stakes at Ascot on Saturday, July 27.

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Royal Ascot by Numbers

Ascot Racecourse is almost set to open its gates for five days of world-class racing, pageantry, high fashion and Fine Dining from Tuesday 18th to Saturday 22nd June 2019.

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Wesley Ward still has Lady Aurelia Royal Ascot aim

Lady Aurelia returned to the track in the Giant's Causeway Stakes at Keeneland on Saturday night, finishing second behind Triple Chelsea by just over a length.

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Race is on to reduce plastic waste at Ascot

Ascot Racecourse is setting itself the ambitious target of washing over 500,000 plastic glasses of all kinds during the five-day Royal Meeting next week - champagne, beer, wine, everything...

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ORDER OF ST GEORGE HAS GOLD CUP REDEMPTION PLAN

Aidan O’Brien has confirmed his star stayer Order of St George will look to regain his Royal Ascot Gold Cup crown in June.

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Betfred to be the 'Official Bookmaker' of Ascot and Royal Ascot

Ascot Racecourse is pleased to announce that Betfred will be the 'Official Bookmaker' of Ascot and Royal Ascot, in a new three-year relationship running from 2019 to 2021.

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MALAYA LIGHTS UP FINAL JUMPS MEET OF THE SEASON

Malaya scored an impressive victory for trainer Paul Nicholls on Spring Family Raceday, Ascot’s final jumps meeting of the season.

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May Racing Weekend preview

The May Racing Weekend is our final meeting before Royal Ascot, offering connections one last chance for their horses to gain experience of the track before June.

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South West Trains Timetable during Royal Ascot

Information for visitors travelling by train to Royal Ascot 2019

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THE COURTYARD | JOE PERKINS

When I designed the garden, I really wanted it to appeal to owners of gardens of all sizes, whether in a city environment or in the country.

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JESSIE J, TINIE TEMPAH & DJ CHARLESY AND GO WEST TO STAR IN DUBAI DUTY FREE SHERGAR CUP POST-RACING CONCERT

The world’s premier international jockeys’ competition, the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup, returns to Ascot Racecourse on Saturday 10th August 2019.

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Cracksman has Prince of Wales's aim at Royal Ascot

QIPCO British Champions Day hero Cracksman has the Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot in June as his main aim for the first half of 2018.

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Royal Ascot Availability - Latest

The latest availability for Royal Ascot tickets, fine dining packages and upgrades.

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Royal Ascot Style Guide 2018

We are delighted to bring you our 2018 Royal Ascot Style Guide, in Association with Cunard. Pivotal in predicting key trends for the summer season, we hope this guide will help inspire you with what to wear this June whilst assisting guests to remain in keeping with the tradition of the Royal Ascot dress code.

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Royal Ascot Millinery Collective 2018

Royal Ascot is synonymous with sartorial elegance.
 This is upheld by our Dress Code and annual Style Guide, which invite guests to take inspiration from the season’s key trends and contribute to an occasion heralded as a major fashion event in its own right.

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Harry Angel 'even stronger' ahead of Royal Ascot return

Godolphin sprint star Harry Angel is ‘even stronger this year’ according to trainer Clive Cox.

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Royal Ascot 2019 - Tuesday Racing Preview

The 2019 Royal Meeting gets underway with one of the highest quality days racing in the calendar, headlined by three Group One races that once more have attracted the very best equine talent from around the world.

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CAPEL MANOR COLLEGE CROWNED BEST IN SHOW IN THE YOUNG GARDENERS OF THE YEAR COMPETITION 2018

The Young Gardeners of the Year competition 2018, pioneered by TV Gardener David Domoney in association with The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community, takes place at the Ascot Spring Garden Show.

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Cracksman has King George and Arc ambition

The star of QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot in October, Cracksman, could be heading back to Berkshire for the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes in July.

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Wesley Ward Royal Ascot stable tour

Wesley Ward has become a part of the furniture at Royal Ascot over recent years, with raiders such as Lady Aurelia flying the flag for America.

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Go West Q&A ahead of the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup

The world’s premier international jockeys’ competition, the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup, returns to Berkshire on Saturday 10th August 2019.

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Royal Ascot Group One Entries

Six overseas countries represented as Royal Ascot G1 entries unveiled

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Ascot Racecourse Honoured in Racecourse Groundstaff Awards

The Ascot Racecourse Groundstaff team celebrated the start of the turf flat season by lifting the Racecourse Groundstaff Award for dual-purpose racecourse, sponsored by Pitchcare, Watt Fences and Fornells.

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The Flat is Back with Sagaro Stakes Raceday

The Flat season starts on Wednesday where the Group Three Longines Sagaro Stakes is a key trial for the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot.

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Torcedor storms to Sagaro Stakes success

Torcedor powered home to win the Group 3 Longines Sagaro Stakes as the flat season kicked off at Ascot.

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Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup concert line-up revealed

The world’s premier international jockeys’ competition, the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup, returns to Ascot Racecourse on Saturday 11th August 2018. An evening concert for racegoers featuring Rita Ora, Example & DJ Wire, Soul II Soul and DJ Scott Mills will follow the action-packed day of Flat team racing.

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Ascot Racecourse Announces 2018 Financial Results

Pre-tax profits of £6.1m (2017 £6.2m) underpinned by balanced income streams

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The Ascot Shop - One Year On

The Ascot Shop is celebrating its first anniversary this weekend. It was this time last year that its doors were first opened to guests with beautiful Ascot and Royal Ascot-inspired collections including bespoke ranges from British brands such as Links of London, Christy, Oliver Brown and Christys’ Hats of London.

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Dreamfield Stars on May Racenight

Dreamfield stole the show at Ascot, storming to victory in the Montfort Handicap Stakes after nearly two years off the track.

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Charlotte Hawkins unveils Dress Code Assistant Uniform

Charlotte Hawkins today unveiled a brand-new uniform to be worn by the Dress Code Assistants during Royal Ascot – Tuesday 18th to Saturday 22nd June.

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Bet With Ascot

Bet With Ascot is launched at Ascot Racecourse

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Ascot School Arts Competition Winners

In January, local schools were invited to enter our “Celebration of Royal Ascot” competition.

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Wesley Ward's Royal Ascot Team

American star trainer Wesley Ward will once again have a strong hand at Royal Ascot in June, featuring two-time Berkshire winner Lady Aurelia.

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Fortnum & Mason picnics at Royal Ascot

It’s the crown-jewel in horse-racing and no other racing event comes close in terms of Royal Ascot’s reputation for pageantry, fashion and style. You love it, we love it and our 2018 Picnic partnership promises to make your day even more enjoyable. Even if we do say so ourselves!

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Aidan O'Brien excited by sprint stars

Norfolk Stakes winner Sioux Nation returned to winning ways at Naas on Sunday and is now set to head to the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot next month.

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Royal Ascot By Numbers

The countdown to one of the most iconic summer events of the British sporting and social calendar has begun. Four weeks today Ascot Racecourse will open its gates for five days of world-class racing, pageantry, high fashion and Fine Dining from Tuesday 19th – Saturday 23rd June 2018.

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Introducing World Horse Racing

Ascot Racecourse is delighted to announce a ground-breaking new media company dedicated to telling the story of international thoroughbred horse racing launches today.

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Links of London x Ascot

Links of London is proud to announce its second year as Official Licensee to Ascot and Royal Ascot, with the return of its limited-edition Ascot Collection, which is bigger and better than ever.

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Ascot teams up with Tisserand Aromatherapy

Quintessentially British brand Tisserand Aromatherapy has collaborated with Ascot Racecourse to create an expertly blended Ascot collection that brings with it a true sense of occasion.

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Ascot Racecourse Announces 2017 Financial Results

Ascot Authority (Holdings) Limited (AAHL) reported a pre-tax profit of £6.2 million for the 12 months ending December 31, 2017, with net debt reduced by £11.9m.

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The Village Enclosure at Royal Ascot Goes Green

Ascot Racecourse is delighted to announce that from Royal Ascot 2018 the Village Enclosure will work exclusively with plant-based compostable foodservice packaging.

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Ascot Racecourse and Longines sign Official Partnership Agreement

Ascot is delighted to announce that Longines, provider of race times at Ascot since 2007, has become an Official Partner of the racecourse.

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Royal Ascot Heath Enclosure

The Royal Ascot Heath Enclosure will be open every day of Royal Ascot.

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Four overseas countries set to be represented at Royal Ascot

Four overseas countries set to be represented at Royal Ascot

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Record Global Distribution for Royal Ascot 2018

This week's Royal Meeting will be available to view in over 200 countries, headlined by extensive domestic coverage on ITV.

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Royal Ascot Preview

The Tuesday of Royal Ascot is arguably the best day’s racing in the UK, certainly before QIPCO British Champions Day.

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Day Two and Three Racing Preview

Frankie Dettori and Cracksman could be the stars of the show on the second day of Royal Ascot 2018.

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Royal Ascot Racing Preview: Friday & Saturday

The Commonwealth Cup, a relatively new race for three-year-old sprinters over six furlongs, is the first of two Group One races on day four of Royal Ascot.

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Royal Ascot 2019 - Wednesday Racing Preview

Wednesday is all about the girls on the track at Royal Ascot with high class fillies and mares set to light up the action on the track. We get underway with a wide open, high quality looking renewal of the Queen Mary with 28 speedy two-year-old fillies going to post.

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Ascot World Pool to launch in 2019

Ascot Racecourse, the Hong Kong Jockey Club and Totepool today announce the creation of a new Ascot World Pool for 2019.

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Royal Ascot Day 3 Preview

Gold Cup Day at Royal Ascot is always the racing highlight of the week and this year it will feature one of the genuine superstars of the sport as Stradivarius bids to become a dual winner of the meeting’s most prestigious race.

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"A fantastic week" says Guy Henderson

Ascot Chief Executive Guy Henderson reflected on Royal Ascot 2018 which once again proved another stellar success.

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Royal Ascot Friday Racing Preview

Day four of Royal Ascot is headlined by two Group Ones for three-year-olds with the Coronation Stakes for the fillies and the Commonwealth Cup for sprinters.

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Royal Ascot Saturday Racing Preview

The concluding day of Royal Ascot features one of the world’s premier sprint races with the Diamond Jubilee over six furlongs the feature race on the card. Blue Point is the story of the race as he bids to complete an impressive double having won the King’s Stand on Tuesday.

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Henderson reflects on Royal Ascot 2019

Guy Henderson, Chief Executive of Ascot Racecourse, reflected on the 2019 Royal Meeting. He said: "It has been a tremendous week of racing. Our ambition is to make year on year improvement in staging one of the highest quality race meetings in the world.

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'A super fun day' - Hayley Turner Q&A

Last year's winning captain at the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup, Hayley Turner, answers questions ahead of this weekend's event.

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At The Races Awarded Ascot Rights From 2019

Ascot Racecourse and At The Races today announce that from March 2019, Ascot will be broadcast on Sky Sports Racing, with At The Races also managing UK streaming for betting rights for the racecourse.

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Summer Mile Racing Weekend Preview

Saturday’s feature race is the £135,000 Group Two Fred Cowley MBE Memorial Summer Mile, which is often the target for horses that have run well in the Group One Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot.

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Nigel Payne appointed Non-Executive Director of ARBGL

"Bet With Ascot" launches today and Ascot Racecourse is pleased to announce that Nigel Payne, the former Chief Executive of Sportingbet plc, has been appointed to the company board of Ascot Racecourse Betting & Gaming Limited (ARBGL) as a Non-Executive Director.

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Maid Up win highlight of Property Race Day

Maid Up completed a hat-trick of wins to cap a memorable card at Ascot’s Property Race Day, the starter before the main course of the Summer Mile Family Raceday on Saturday.

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Beat the Bank earns Summer Mile victory

Beat the Bank stormed home in a scintillating finish to claim the Fred Cowley MBE Memorial Summer Mile Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

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Five reasons to attend Ascot's King George Weekend

The King George Weekend, held on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th July at Ascot Racecourse, celebrates the best of British summertime as one of the most prestigious race meetings outside of the Royal Meeting.

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Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup preview

The Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup provides an afternoon of exciting, unique racing action with the chance to see some of the most talented jockeys in the world.

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Concert Cancellation Notice

Unfortunately, having made every attempt to find an alternative safe location, due to the high winds, safety implications and damage to the main stage, we have had to cancel today’s concert featuring Jessie J, Tinie Tempah & Charlsey DJ and Go West.

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Swain honoured with QIPCO Diamonds and Pearls Award

Godolphin colt won the race in both 1997 and 1998.

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Rest of the World grab Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup Glory

Hayley Turner scored a superb double but it wasn’t enough to prevent the Rest of the World taking the team honours in the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup at Ascot on Saturday.

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Six of the best for Stoute as Poet’s Word wins

Poet’s Word etched its name and that of trainer Sir Michael Stoute into the history books with a pulsating victory in the King George and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (sponsored by QIPCO) at Ascot on Saturday.

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World's top horses entered for QIPCO British Champions Day

Four of the world’s best six horses feature among the entries for the £4.35m QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday 20th October.

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Ascot 2019 fixture list confirmed

Royal Ascot is the highlight of another great year of racing. Save the date in your calendars as the five days of Royal kick off on June 18th, and run through until Saturday 22nd June.

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Gardening Tips From David Domoney

Gardening Tips From David Domoney

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Ascot to use new one-fit padded hurdles

Ascot Racecourse is pleased to announce that we will be introducing One Fit padded hurdles to our track at the beginning of the 2018/19 Jumps season. Ascot becomes the first Grade One track to be using the hurdles which are an initiative of BHA Senior Inspector of Courses, Richard Linley.

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Racing Preview - Italian Tourist Board Festival of Food and Wine

The Italian Tourist Board Festival of Food and Wine Weekend looks set to feature a host of exciting contests as we head into the closing stages of the 2018 Flat season.

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Racecourse Groundstaff Awards 2018 - The Winners

Sponsored once again by Pitchcare, Watt Fences and Fornells, the award winners were decided by an industry wide panel made up of representatives from the RCA, Professional Jockeys Association (PJA), British Horseracing Authority (BHA) and National Trainers Federation (NTF).

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Fireworks Spectacular Family Raceday

On Saturday 3rd November the Jumps season returns with a bang! Ascot Racecourse will kick off the season with a memorable day out for all the family. As well as top-class Jumps racing there will be free fairground rides and live entertainment culminating with one of the region's largest firework displays.

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Christmas Family Raceday

Ascot racecourse invites families to celebrate the festive season, together with world-class horse racing and plenty of seasonal cheer, just three days before Christmas Day.

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Tribute to war horses displayed at Ascot

International charity, World Horse Welfare, is honouring the eight million animals who lost their lives during the conflict with a touching tribute of 100 hearts sculpted from horseshoes, donated by the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery.

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The Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings

While there are several newcomers to the Top 10, Winx (AUS) [130] returned successfully to the races, easily won the Winx Stakes (G1), and remains on top in the seventh edition of the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2018.

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Ascot host staff and volunteers from IJF

On Friday 8 September, Ascot hosted staff and volunteers from the Injured Jockey Fund; accompanied by some of their trustees and Vice Patrons Clare Balding and Lady Oaksey.

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Ascot Racecourse crowned winners of 'Stadia & Arena of the Year' at Sports & Leisure Catering Awards

On Wednesday 12th September 2018, Ascot Racecourse was presented with the Sports & Leisure Catering Award for ‘Stadia & Arena of the Year’ at an awards ceremony held at BAFTA London.

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The Autumn Racing Weekend and Ascot Beer Festival

The Autumn Racing Weekend and Ascot Beer Festival returns for 12th year with brand new area dedicated to gin!

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Britain's best athletes race a champion ahead of QIPCO British Champions Day

Ahead of QIPCO British Champions Day on Saturday 20 October, World and European 4x100m relay Champion Adam Gemili, England and Harlequins rugby player Danny Care, former Olympic cyclist turned jockey Victoria Pendleton and star jockey Oisin Murphy, attempted to Race A Champion by taking on one of the world’s best racehorses over a 10 metre sprint.

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Best Price Royal Ascot 2019 Tickets on sale

Best price tickets for Royal Ascot 2019 are now on sale.

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QIPCO British Champions Day Preview

The Flat season at Ascot reaches a thrilling conclusion at QIPCO British Champions Day on Saturday, with four Group One races and a Group Two bringing the curtain down for 2018.

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Riders set for Prince's Countryside Fund Charity Race at Ascot

Fashion Model Rosie Tapner and Samantha Hills, daughter of Derby-winning jockey Michael Hills, are among five riders taking part in the Prince's Countryside Fund Charity Race on Friday 23rd November at Ascot Racecourse.

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World Pool signals new era for International Betting Collaboration

World Pool, a collaboration between Ascot Racecourse (Bet With Ascot), Totepool and the Hong Kong Jockey Club, was launched at the 2019 Royal Meeting (18th to 22nd June).

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Racing Preview - Prince's Countryside Fund Racing Weekend

The Prince’s Countryside Fund Racing Weekend provides two days of high-quality jumps action with more than £485,000 in prize money on offer.

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Rosie Margarson Wins The Prince's Countryside Fund Charity Race

Rosie Margarson won The Prince's Countryside Fund Charity Race at Ascot Racecourse this afternoon riding Caribbean Spring trained by her father George Margarson.

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Prince's Countryside Fund Raceday Celebrates HRH The Prince of Wales Birthday at Ascot

Racegoers enjoyed the fourth renewal of The Prince's Countryside Fund Raceday at Ascot, attended by TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.

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SIR FRANCIS BROOKE BT APPOINTED CHAIRMAN OF ASCOT AUTHORITY (HOLDINGS) LTD

The Ascot Authority is pleased to announce that at yesterday’s board meeting, Sir Francis Brooke Bt. succeeded Johnny Weatherby as Chairman of Ascot Authority (Holdings) Limited (AAHL).

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Dermot O'Leary to make debut at QIPCO King George Weekend with a post-racing DJ Set

The QIPCO King George Weekend at Ascot Racecourse – Friday 26th and Saturday 27th July – is a sparkling midsummer cocktail of style, socialising and world-class racing.

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Sam Spinner heads JLT Hurdle Entries

Last year’s winner Sam Spinner heads 21 entries for the Grade One £100,000 JLT Hurdle (Registered as the Long Walk Hurdle) which is the highlight of the Christmas Racing Weekend at Ascot on Saturday, 22nd December.

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Eight Michelin Star Chef Line-up for Royal Ascot 2019

Ascot Racecourse prides itself on tradition as well as innovation and the ‘chefs in residence’ confirmed for Royal Ascot 2019 perfectly illustrate this with a collective eight Michelin Stars.

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Give the gift of Ascot this Christmas

A day out at Ascot Racecourse lends itself to the perfect gift for loved ones this Christmas. With 26 racedays to choose from and a race meeting in every month of the year, win or lose you can be sure to treat your family and friends to a day like no other.

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Racing Preview: Christmas Racing Weekend

Racing this weekend at Ascot features our first Grade One contest of the Jumps season with the JLT Hurdle (Registered as the Long Walk) taking centre stage on Saturday.

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Ascot Racecourse Unveils Giant Gingerbread Grandstand

To celebrate the festive season, Ascot Racecourse has worked with Pretty Sweet London – the high-end patisserie service from international pastry chefs Claire Clark MBE and Sarah Crouchman – to create a 5.5m long Giant Gingerbread Grandstand.

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JLT Hurdle (Registered as the Long Walk Hurdle) Preview

A preview of Ascot's first Grade One race of the season, the JLT Hurdle (registered as the Long Walk Hurdle).