Royal Ascot schedule: Full run down of Ascot Festival


Royal Ascot is immensely popular with racing fans and over 300,000 punters are expected to make the visit to Berkshire.

Running until Saturday, each day offers up six races with at least one Group 1 event on the card.

Racing follows the Royal Procession which begins at 2pm every afternoon.

The Gold Cup is the highlight of the week and takes place on Ladies Day.

Royal Ascot full schedule

Day One – Tuesday, June 18

2.30pm – The Queen Anne Stakes (Group 1)

3.05pm – The Coventry Stakes (Group 2)

3.40pm – The King’s Stand Stakes (Group 1)

4.20pm – The St James’s Palace Stakes (Group 1)

5pm – The Ascot Stakes (Handicap)

5.35pm – The Wolverton Rated Stakes (Listed)

Day Two – Wednesday, June 19

2.30pm – The Queen Mary Stakes (Group 2)

3.05pm – The Queen’s Vase (Group 2)

3.40pm – The Duke of Cambridge Stakes (Group 2)

4.20pm – The Prince of Wales’s Stakes (Group 1)

5pm – The Royal Hunt Cup (Heritage Handicap)

5.35pm – The Jersey Stakes (Group 3)

Day Three – Thursday, June 20 (Ladies Day)

2.30pm – The Norfolk Stakes (Group 2)

3.05pm – The Hampton Court Stakes (Group 3)

3.40pm – The Ribblesdale Stakes (Group 2)

4.20pm – The Gold Cup (Group 1)

5pm – The Britannia Stakes (Heritage Handicap)

5.35pm – The King George V Stakes (Handicap)

Day Four – Friday, June 21

2.30pm – The Albany Stakes (Group 3)

3.05pm – The King Edward VII Stakes (Group 2)

3.40pm – The Commonwealth Cup (Group 1)

4.20pm – The Coronation Stakes (Group 1)

5pm – The Sandringham Stakes (Listed) (Handicap)

5.35pm – The Duke of Edinburgh Stakes (Handicap)

Day Five – Saturday, June 22

2.30pm – The Chesham Stakes (Listed)

3.05pm – The Hardwicke Stakes (Group 2)

3.40pm – The Windsor Castle Stakes (Listed)

4.20pm – The Diamond Jubilee Stakes (Group 1)

5pm – The Wokingham Stakes (Heritage Handicap)

5.35pm – The Queen Alexandra Stakes (Conditions)


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