Royal Ascot is the highlight of the Flat racing season in Britain, with five days of top-class action featuring an extended schedule of 35 races in 2023 hosted at Ascot racecourse in Berkshire. Royal Ascot is Britain’s most valuable race meeting and plays host to the best Flat horses from Britain and Ireland, as well as drawing big-name runners from other countries including France, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and the US. It is a major social and fashion event with 300,000 racegoers making their way to Ascot racecourse between Tuesday 20th and Saturday 24th of June!
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Royal Ascot is a five-day meeting of high-quality Flat racing at Ascot racecourse in Berkshire. It is the highlight of the Flat racing calendar in Britain and a major social occasion. It is attended each year by the Queen and other members of the royal family.
Royal Ascot takes place between Tuesday, June 20 and Saturday, June 24.
Royal Ascot will be broadcast live on terrestrial television by ITV Racing on ITV and ITV4. Coverage starts at 1:30pm and will end at 6:00pm each day. Sky Sports Racing (channel 415) will also be showing all Royal Ascot races live.
The first race of the day is at 1:15pm, except on Saturday where the action starts at 12:40pm. Coverage starts on ITV at 1:30pm or you can watch all the action on Sky Sports Racing (channel 415) or streamed directly via bookmaker websites/apps.
Royal Ascot takes place at Ascot racecourse, which is located in Ascot in Berkshire. The full address is Ascot Racecourse, High St, Ascot SL5 7JX.
The 2023 Ascot Gold Cup is the feature race on Thursday, June 22 and will be run at 4.20pm
Royal Ascot takes place over five days in June each year.
Royal Ascot is a Flat meeting.
Frankie Dettori is the leading jockey at Royal Ascot, with 76 wins at the meeting. Next best is Ryan Moore, with 66 wins, and that pair are well clear of third-placed William Buick on 28.
The total prize-money for the five days of Royal Ascot in 2023 is £8,652,500. This is an increase not only from 2021, when it was worth £6 million, but also back up from the £3.7 million on offer in 2020, which was halved from 2019 due to the financial constraints following the coronavirus pandemic. Traditionally, Royal Ascot is the most valuable race meeting in Britain.
A total of 300,000 people attend Royal Ascot across five days.
No, Royal Ascot 2023 will currently go ahead as per usual. All the action will also be broadcast on TV and available to stream online.
Yes you can! Just make sure to buy your ticket early to avoid disappointment.
You can watch every race at Royal Ascot live on the Racing Post app when you place a bet of £1 or more on the race. Alternatively, the action will be broadcast on ITV from 1:30pm each day or Sky Sports Racing (channel 415).