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Royal Ascot

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Horse racing

Tue 14 Jun - Sat 18 Jun 2016

Dating back to 1711, Royal Ascot is one of Europe's most famous race meetings with five days of world class racing.

Between 14-18 June, approximately 300,000 people will visit Ascot racecourse in Berkshire during Royal Ascot Week.

Attended every year by Her Majesty The Queen and various members of the Royal Family, each race day starts with a Royal procession as The Queen arrives in a horse-drawn carriage.

Featuring eight Group 1 races and 18 Group races in total, Royal Ascot is the most valuable race meeting in Britain, with over £5.3 million in prize money.

Ascot Racecourse last 24 hours
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14-18 June - Check the weather forecast for Royal Ascot to see whether you will need your brolly or sunglasses when enjoying a day at Ascot racecourse.

Spectators and enthusiasts will be looking for the perfect course conditions to suit their chosen horse and rider and to make for an exciting few days of racing at the Ascot racecourse.

On race day, the course officials will check the course conditions and inform the owners and jockeys. This information also helps those who have an interest in the race. Owners will be looking for the course to be classed as 'good' which means the ground will not be too hard or too soggy.

Check the official Royal Ascot website for more information.

You can check the weather forecast for other events through the Events Calendar.

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