Top Jockey, Trainer and Owner Awards up for grabs at Royal Ascot

Top Jockey, Trainer and Owner Awards up for grabs at Royal Ascot Awards for leading jockey, trainer and owner will once again be distributed at this year’s Royal Ascot. Frankie Dettori claimed the QIPCO Leading Jockey Award at the Royal Meeting in 2019 with seven victories, thanks largely to a superb four-timer on day three. The […]

Royal Ascot behind closed doors reaches over 120 Territories

Royal Ascot behind closed doors reaches over 120 Territories Royal Ascot may be taking place behind closed doors for the first time in its history, but the world’s greatest flat race meeting will still attract huge global TV audiences with over 120 countries due to tune in. The traditional 30 races of the Royal Meeting have […]

When other Royal Meetings weren’t quite the same…

When other Royal Meetings weren’t quite the same… These are unprecedented times, certainly in our lifetimes. Royal Ascot Behind Closed Doors marks another chapter in the racecourse’s history. Whilst it is desperately sad that the most colourful event in the racing calendar will be open to only a few, one day it’ll be the stuff […]

Owners at home set for virtual Royal experience

Owners at home set for virtual Royal experience Ascot Racecourse is delighted to announce a raft of arrangements and benefits for Owners ahead of next week’s Royal Meeting. An online Racing Hub has been set up which will house the Turftrax live feed to real time weather data and going stick readings plus, during racedays, access to a […]

Royal Ascot breaks new ground with real-time weather data

Royal Ascot breaks new ground with real-time weather data Ascot is to become the first racecourse in the UK to publish live weather data via an innovative new App developed by Cambridgeshire-based Technology company, TurfTrax. For the first time information including rainfall, wind speed and direction, soil moisture, and daily evapotranspiration (moisture loss) will be available […]

Ascot Racecourse makes £100,000 charity donation to kick start #StyledWithThanks campaign

Ascot Racecourse makes £100,000 charity donation to kick start #StyledWithThanks campaign Millinery and fashion worlds come together in support of The NationalEmergencies Trust Relief Fund, NHS Charities Together, The Care Workers Charity and the Berkshire Community Foundation. Today, Ascot launches its #StyledWithThanks charity appeal with a £100,000 donation to be split between four frontline charities: The […]

Amended Royal Ascot prize money announced

Amended Royal Ascot prize money announced Ascot Racecourse today confirms prize money for Royal Ascot, 16th to 20th June 2020, at £3,680,000. All eight Group One races will be run for £250,000 with no race at the newly formatted 36 race meeting (30 in regular years) run for less than £35,000. With no early closing races operating this year, […]

Enhanced 36 race Royal Ascot order of running unveiled

Enhanced 36 race Royal Ascot order of running unveiled Ascot Racecourse today unveils the Order Of Running for the behind closed doors 2020 Royal Meeting (16th to 20th June). In this unprecedented year, there are several alterations to the programme, including six extra races being added to the fixture. There will be seven races staged on the […]