Royal Ascot 2019
ascot racecourse

Tuesday 18th - Saturday 22nd June

2019 Running Order

Lockinge Provides Clues for Queen Anne Stakes 13/06/19
The Queen Anne Stakes over the straight mile is the first of eight Group 1 races that run at Royal Ascot.

Queen Anne's Royal Ascot 13/06/19
In 1711, Queen Anne, a horse lover and sports fan, identified a clearing that looked perfect for racing while taking a carriage ride through the forest near Windsor Castle.

A Look at the Favourites for Royal Ascot 11/06/19
This hugely popular meeting has been held since 1911 and features five days of top-class horse racing with 19 Group races.

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Royal Ascot Ante Post Picks [Plus FREE Guide]
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Royal Ascot: A Guide to the Opening Day 10/06/19
Royal Ascot begins on Tuesday 18th June and anticipation will be high, with plenty of excitement expected on the opening day.

Stradivarius a Strong Favourite for Repeat in Gold Cup 09/06/19
As the reigning champion stayer, Stradivarius is the horse the field have to beat as he bids to defend the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot on Thursday, 20 June.

Speedster Battaash set to land Kings Stand Stakes 07/06/19
The Charles Hills trained Battaash has been a bit of an enigma for much of his career but on his day he is possibly the most talented sprinter in training.

Prince of Wales Stakes Looks Set to Provide Much-Anticipated Arc Rematch 28/05/19
The likes of Masar, Old Persian and Crystal Ocean have all been touted for an appearance in the race, which will be held on the second day of the festival, but all eyes are likely to be on Sea of Class and Enable.

3 Key Performances to Take from Royal Ascot
Royal Ascot has finished for another year and again provided stunning racing across the four days.

Soldier’s Call provided fledgling trainer Archie Watson with his first winner at Royal Ascot with victory in the Windsor Castle Stakes.

Crystal Ocean stays on strongly to give Sir Michael Stoute his 11th winner of the Hardwicke Stakes.

Arthur Kitt claimed a fairytale success in the Chesham Stakes for Tom Dascombe and Richard Kingscote.

The Group One Commonwealth Cup goes to Eqtidaar under Jim Crowley in the colours of Hamdan Al Maktoum.

Old Persian wins the King Edward VII Stakes for Charlie Appleby and William Buick.

It's a first Albany Stakes win for Mark Johnston as Main Edition makes it three-from-three in the hands of James Doyle.

Frankie Dettori won a fifth Gold Cup and the 60th Royal Ascot race of his glittering career as Stradivarius scored as the 7/4 joint-favourite.

Magic Wand dominated her rivals in the Ribblesdale Stakes at Royal Ascot.

Hunting Horn cruises to victory in the Hampton Court Stakes at Ascot to give Ryan Moore his 50th Royal Ascot success.

Shang Shang Shang lands the Norfolk Stakes in a close finish for American trainer Wesley Ward.

Sir Michael Stoute became the winning-most trainer in Royal Ascot history when Poet’s Word claimed victory in the Prince of Wales’s Stakes

Marco Botti's Aljazzi runs out a very impressive winner of the Group 2 Duke of Cambridge Stakes.

Kew Gardens led home a one-two-three for Aidan O’Brien as he dominated the Queen’s Vase.

Signora Cabello narrowly prevailed in a blanket three-way finish to the Queen Mary Stakes.

Lagostovegas provided Willie Mullins with a fourth victory in the Ascot Stakes.

Without Parole claimed his fourth victory from as many starts with a clear-cut success in the St James’s Palace Stakes.

Blue Point wore down Battaash to claim top honours in the King’s Stand Stakes.

Calyx maintained his unbeaten record with a most impressive display in the Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot.

Accidental Agent was a shock winner of the Queen Anne Stakes, the first race of Royal Ascot 2018.

Key Runners at Royal Ascot 14/06/18
We are now just days away from the start of Royal Ascot and this year’s festival is shaping up to be another star-studded classic.