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Royal Ascot Racing Schedule & Times

Tuesday, June 15th

RACEPOST TIME (BST) / (EST)GRADEDISTANCE / RESTRICTIONS
Queen Anne Stakes2:30p / 9:30aI1m / 4yo+
Coventry Stakes3:05p / 10:05aII6f / 2yo
King's Stand Stakes3:40p / 10:40aI5f / 3yo+
St James's Palace Stakes4:20p / 11:20aI1m / 3yo colts
Wolferton Stakes5:00p / 12:00pListed1m2f / 4yo+
Ascot Stakes5:35p / 12:35pHandicap2m4f / 4yo+
Copper Horse Stakes6:10p / 1:10pHandicap1m6f / 4yo+

Wednesday, June 16th

RACEPOST TIME (BST) / (EST)GRADEDISTANCE / RESTRICTIONS
Queen Mary Stakes2:30p / 9:30aII5f / 2yo fillies
Queen's Vase3:05p / 10:05aII1m6f / 3yo
Duke of Cambridge Stakes3:40p / 10:40aII1m / 4yo+ fillies and mares
Prince of Wales's Stakes4:20p / 11:20aII1m2f / 4yo+
Royal Hunt Cup5:00p / 12:00pHeritage Handicap1m / 3yo+
Windsor Castle Stakes5:35p / 12:35pListed5f / 2yo
Kensington Palace Stakes6:10p / 1:10pHandicap1m / 4yo+fillies and mares

Thursday, June 17th

RACEPOST TIME (BST) / (EST)GRADEDISTANCE / RESTRICTIONS
Norfolk Stakes2:30p / 9:30aII5f / 2yo
Hampton Court Stakes3:05p / 10:05aIII1m2f / 3yo
Ribblesdale Stakes3:40p / 10:40aII1m4f / 3yo fillies
Ascot Gold Cup4:20p / 11:20aI2m4f / 4yo+
Britannia Stakes5:00p / 12:00pHeritage Handicap1m / 3yo colts and geldings
King George V Stakes5:35p / 12:35pHandicap1m4f / 3yo
Buckingham Palace Stakes6:10p / 1:10pHandicap7f / 3yo+

Friday, June 18th

RACEPOST TIME (BST) / (EST)GRADEDISTANCE / RESTRICTIONS
Albany Stakes2:30p / 9:30aII6f / 2yo fillies
King Edward VII Stakes3:05p / 10:05aII1m4f / 3yo colts and geldings
Commonwealth Cup3:40p / 10:40aI6f / 3yo colts and fillies
Coronation Stakes4:20p / 11:20aI1m / 3yo fillies
Sandringham Stakes5:00p / 12:00pHandicap1m / 3yo fillies
Duke of Edinburgh Stakes5:35p / 12:35pHandicap1m4f / 3yo+
Palace of Holyroodhouse Stakes6:10p / 1:10pHandicap5f / 3yo

Saturday, June 19th

RACEPOST TIME (BST) / (EST)GRADEDISTANCE / RESTRICTIONS
Chesham Stakes2:30p / 9:30aListed7f / 2yo
Jersey Stakes3:05p / 10:05aIII7f / 3yo
Hardwicke Stakes3:40p / 10:40aII1m4f / 4yo+
Diamond Jubilee Stakes4:20p / 11:20aI6f / 4yo+
Wokingham Stakes5:00p / 12:00pHeritage Handicap6f / 3yo+
Golden Gates Stakes5:35p / 12:35pHandicap1m2f / 3yo
Queen Alexandra Stakes6:10p / 1:10p2m6f / 4yo+

Watch the Best of the 2020 Royal Ascot

Relive the best of the Royal Ascot 2020! Despite the lack of fans due to the global pandemic, the event delivered multiple epic moments. From Battaash’s blistering performance in the King’s Stand, to Frankie Dettori’s seven wins including a third Gold Cup with Stradivarius, it was a week to remember.

Royal Ascot History

Royal Ascot is many things: a fashion event, a society gathering, and so important in royal circles that it’s been suggested as one of the reasons the Queen’s speech to the newly-elected British Parliament may be delayed, as her attendance is well and truly penciled in. That’s probably only half-true, but the royal parade in horse-drawn carriages before the first race each day is always a highlight.

More than anything, however, Royal Ascot is five consecutive days of the best thoroughbred racing in the world – and of fantastic wagering opportunities.

Over five days there are 35 races: seven group 1 races, ten group 2 races, two group 3s, two listed, one conditions race, nine handicaps, and three heritage handicaps. The whole meet oozes with quality.

In recent years, Royal Ascot has become a more international event. It always attracted the best Europeans, but horses from Australia, Hong Kong, and Japan have added interest this century.

Just as importantly, it’s also become a target for North Americans. Wesley Ward has blazed a path that has since been taken up by others, highlighted by Tepin’s great Queen Anne Stakes victory for trainer Mark Casse.

If favorites aren’t your thing, have a look at the handicap races. Races like the Royal Hunt Cup and the Wokingham Handicap tend to have very large fields (up to 30 horses sometimes), and the favorites can be at odds as large as 10-1. If you can figure out these, especially with multiples, then you’re likely to do very well indeed.

So study the form carefully, check for weather and track conditions, and if there’s a bias on any part of the track, which is particularly important for the straight course races. It will be a fantastic five days and worth a bet.