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Royal Ascot 2018

royal ascot 2018

Royal Ascot is one of the highlights of the social calendar with 5 days of exhilarating horseracing, high fashion and fine dining.

Relax to and from your day at the races in one of our London chauffeur cars

With no less than eight of the premier Group 1 Races and prize money in excess of £7 million and runners and riders from With jockeys and horses from Australia, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan and USA. This year’s Royal Ascot Festival is sure to be a crowd puller.

Gates open daily at 10:30am and with the first races starting at 2:30 pm there is plenty of time to for you and your guests to soak up the atmosphere at the Ascot racecourse. Whether you have been lucky enough to have been invited to the prestigious Royal Enclosure or one of the other three, Queen Anne Enclosure situated near the parade ground, The Village Enclosure or trackside in the Windsor Enclosure your day at Ascot is sure to be memorable.

Day 1:

Royal Ascot 2018 commences on Tuesday 19th June with three top quality Group 1 races The Queen Ann, The Kings Stand and the St James’s Palace Stakes. Back in 2011 it was the great Frankel who got the crowd roaring with his win in the St James’s Palace Stakes and a year later in the Queen Anne Stakes, Frankel blew the field away winning the race by eleven lengths!

Day 2:

Wednesday 20th is enjoyed by regular racegoers as more relaxed day for socilising and has only the one Group 1 race the Prince of Wales Stakes for fillies (female horses) and mares (male horses) with prize money totaling £750,000 being presented to the race winner.

Day 3:

Thursday 21st is known as ‘Ladies’ Day,’ steeped in history, high fashion and one of the premier days of the week long Royal Ascot Festival. Ladies Day also features one of Royal Ascot’s oldest races, The Gold Cup which was first run over 200 years ago in 1807. Ladies Day also sees the opening of the Village Enclosure which will be the place to be seen in. With it’s up market dining, cocktail bars and live music throughout the day till 9pm in the evening.

Day 4:

Friday 22nd Is all set to be a cracking day for the sprinters with two Group 1 races, the Commonwealth Cup over 6 Furlongs and the Coronation Stakes at a mile in length. With Aidan O’Brien looking to be one of the key trainers of the day and a strong American presence, Friday 22nd is going to be one of the standout days of the Ascot Festival….

Day 5:

Saturday 23rd Although this is the last day of this year’s Royal Ascot Festival, it is none the less entertaining and includes the ever popular Wokingham Stakes, the Diamond Jubilee Stakes (Group 1) famously won in 2012 by Black Caviar and the longest race of the festival The Queen Alexander Stakes ran over 2 miles and 6 furlongs.

Royal Ascot is one of the highlights of the British social calendar, a heady mix of Royalty high fashion and World Class horse racing and not to be missed.

Here at TST Cars we have been providing spectators to Royal Ascot London chauffeur cars  for many a year and Royal Ascot 2018, will be no different. We have a range of vehicles to suit all party sizes from our Range Rover Autobiography, Mercedes S Class and V Class (People Carrier), or if you have a larger party of guests we are able to arrange a Minibus or Coach. Leaving you time to relax and pick your day’s winning horses.