The Royal Ascot ‘Like No Where Else’ with HRM Queen Elizabeth II
A Horse Racing event with the Royal Family at Ascot – ‘Like No Where Else’ – A life experience at Britian’s most valuable horse racing event. The Royal Ascot attracts the world’s finest racehorses and world class professional riders to compete for over £6.58 millions in prize. The eighteen group races of which, eight groups in Group One, have claimed to be legends of the finest thoroughbreds. The most significant Royal Ascot winners turned household names such as Black Caviar, Frankel, Yeats.
The Sartorial Elegance
The Royal Ascot is synonymous with sartorial elegance. Not only is this a spectacular glamorous and socialising occasion, but also it is claimed to be long seen as a spectacle of fashion and style, which is references the world over. Without exceptions, high profile celebrities from around the world are set to line up as well as the Royal Family. The Royal Ascot is broadcast on media to audiences around the globe, yet to gain first-hand experience in person is a remarkable life experience to have. A ‘Dress to Impress’ occasion for all of the guests with a strict dress code in dedicated enclosures such as the Royal Enclosure, Queen Anne Enclosure and Windsor Enclosure. Gentlemen are expected that it is compulsory to wear either black or grey morning dress, which include a waistcoat and tie, a black or grey top hat and plain black shoes. Ladies are advised to dress accordingly that a formal daywear is mandatory in the Royal Enclosure. Ladies are expected to wear either dresses or skirts of modest length above the knee or longer and dresses or tops with straps of one inch or greater. Hats should be worn and a headpiece is welcome providing that it has a solid base of 4 inches or more in diameter. Girls are expected to dress in accordance with the Ladies’ dress code and Boys are required to dress in accordance with the gentlemen’s dress code. Overseas visitors are welcome to wear the formal National Dress of their country or Service Dress. Serving Military personnel are encouraged to wear Service Dress or equivalent.
Not to miss while you are there
The first day of the Royal Ascot on Tuesday is arguably the best day out of all. In the Queen Anne Stakes, the Group 1 race kicks off with Belardo, who has three year old campaign. But a second to Solow in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes over this course and distance last October showed he had the capability of performing at his best. The soggy racing surface seems to be set to work against Canadian raider Tepin, but should be able to play to the strengths of the French invaders Ervedya and Esoterique. In The King’s Stand Stakes with Mecca’s Angel, Profitable and Waady being the top best competing horses in the race. In The Prince of Wales’ Stakes on Wednesday, the Japanese runner looks unbeatable on A Shin Hikari. Thursday 16th June is the day of the historic Gold Cup. This is Britain’s finest horse racing occasion for stayers. In fact, the historic Gold Cup is also hosted by the Royal meeting. Not only does this day mark designer creations and millinery masterpieces, but also see the coveted prize contested.