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Old 06-12-2018, 07:37 AM
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Exclamation 6/19-23: Royal Ascot

Tuesday, June 19th: The exciting opening day includes three Group One races: the Queen Anne Stakes, the King’s Stand Stakes, and the St James’s Palace Stakes.

2:30pm The Queen Anne Stakes (Group 1) 4+ £600000 One mile
3:05pm The Coventry Stakes (Group 2) 2 £150000 Six furlongs
3:40pm The King's Stand Stakes (Group 1) 3+ £400000 Five furlongs
4:20pm The St James's Palace Stakes (Group 1) 3 colts £400000 Old mile
5:00pm The Ascot Stakes (Handicap) 4+ £80000 Two and a half miles
5:35pm The Windsor Castle Stakes (Listed) 2 £80000 Five furlongs

Wednesday, June 20th: Day two is one of the most relaxed of the week but includes one of the most important races, the Group One Prince of Wales’s Stakes.

2:30pm The Jersey Stakes (Group 3) 3 £90000 Seven furlongs
3:05pm The Queen Mary Stakes (Group 2) 2 fillies £110000 Five furlongs
3:40pm The Duke of Cambridge Stakes (Group 2) 4+ fillies & mares £175000 One mile
4:20pm The Prince of Wales's Stakes (Group 1) 4+ £750000 One and a quarter miles
5:00pm The Royal Hunt Cup (Heritage Handicap) 3+ £175000 One mile
5:35pm The Sandringham Stakes (Listed) (Handicap) 3 fillies £80000 One mile

Thursday, June 21st: Gold Cup Day is one of the most popular days at the Royal Ascot. Also known as Ladies Day, the fashion is as much of a highlight as the races themselves.

2:30pm The Norfolk Stakes (Group 2) 2 £100000 Five furlongs
3:05pm The Hampton Court Stakes (Group 3) 3 £90000 One and a quarter miles
3:40pm The Ribblesdale Stakes (Group 2) 3 fillies £200000 One and a half miles
4:20pm The Gold Cup (Group 1) 4+ £400000 Two and a half miles
5:00pm The Britannia Stakes (Heritage Handicap) 3 colts & geldings £120000 One mile
5:35pm The King George V Stakes (Handicap) 3 £90000 One and a half miles

Friday, June 22nd: The penultimate day of the event features the Group One Coronation Stakes and the Group One Commonwealth Cup.

2:30pm The Albany Stakes (Group 3) 2 fillies £80000 Six furlongs
3:05pm The King Edward VII Stakes (Group 2) 3 colts & geldings £200000 One and a half miles
3:40pm The Commonwealth Cup (Group 1) 3 £400000 Six furlongs
4:20pm The Coronation Stakes (Group 1) 3 fillies £400000 Old mile
5:00pm The Queen's Vase (Group 2) 3 £90000 Two miles
5:35pm The Duke of Edinburgh Stakes (Handicap) 3+ £80000 One and a half miles

Saturday, June 23rd: The highlight of the day is the Group One Diamond Jubilee Stakes, one of the world’s most prestigious races.

2:30pm The Chesham Stakes (Listed) 2 £80000 Seven furlongs
3:05pm The Wolferton Rated Stakes (Listed) 4+ £80000 One and a quarter miles
3:40pm The Hardwicke Stakes (Group 2) 4+ £225000 One and a half miles
4:20pm The Diamond Jubilee Stakes (Group 1) 4+ £600000 Six furlongs
5:00pm The Wokingham Stakes (Heritage Handicap) 3+ £175000 Six furlongs
5:35pm The Queen Alexandra Stakes (Conditions) 3+ £80000 Two miles, six furlongs
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