Royal Ascot

Queen's Horse On Drugs

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Sport

A racehorse owned by the Queen has tested positive for morphine, a prohibited substance, Buckingham Palace announced. Estimate, which won the Gold Cup...

44 Pictures Of Hair-Raising Hats From Royal Ascot Ladies Day 2014

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK

Peacock feathers, chopsticks, Chinese dragons and giant sunflowers have been spotted sprouting from the heads of race-goers. Why, it can mean only...

Kristina's Betting Slip Dress Causes A Right Royal Fuss

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Kristina Rihanoff had an embarrassing moment at Royal Ascot yesterday after she was escorted away by security as her “unique” (that’s one word f...

Royal Ascot Winning Horse Dies After Race

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.06.2013 | UK Sport

The Hardwicke Stakes winning horse, Thomas Chippendale, has died after victory on the final day of Royal Ascot. Trained by Lady Cecil, Thomas Chipp...

Preview to the Final Day at Royal Ascot

Victor Chandler | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Sport
Victor Chandler

The big betting race of the day is the Wokingham Handicap and the short-list is particularly long with Nocturn, Royal Rock, Palace Moon and the selection Rex Imperator (4.25) who has always promised to win a big one and can finally fulfil his potential.

PICS: This Week's Silliest Snaps

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK Comedy

From Ascot to the G8 summit, adorable animals to pampered pop stars, we wrangle the week's funniest photos from around the internets......

Preview of the Fourth Day at Royal Ascot

Victor Chandler | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK Sport
Victor Chandler

After the opening two days at Royal Ascot, we have already refunded well over £100,000 as a result of our losses back if Richard Hughes finishes in the frame in any race and there is no question that punters have edged the opening couple of days although it could have been worse... I think!

PICTURES: Her Maj's A Winner

PA | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK

The Queen made sporting history when she became the first reigning monarch to win Royal Ascot's Gold Cup - and described the experience as a very big ...

Preview of the Third Day at Royal Ascot

Victor Chandler | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Sport
Victor Chandler

All Shakin' Stevens fans will be hoping for a big run from Green Door in the opening Norfolk Stakes at Royal Ascot on Thursday but preference is for Irish raider This Ole House no sorry still in Shakin' Stevens mode I mean Coach House (2.30) who has won his last couple of starts including when showing improved form on fast ground at the Curragh last month.

Preview to the Second Day at Royal Ascot

Victor Chandler | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK Sport
Victor Chandler

Day two of Royal Ascot starts with the 7f Jersey Stakes; the race has often thrown up a shock in recent years with three 20/1 shots and no winning favourite since 2001 when Mozart obliged for Ballydoyle.

Preview to the First Day at Royal Ascot

Victor Chandler | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK Sport
Victor Chandler

The opening race of Royal Ascot 2013 sees, arguably, the most versatile horse in the world Animal Kingdom (2.30) make his British debut on what is likely to be his final start before he embarks on a career at stud; nice work if you can get it.

Horsey Fashion (For People, Not Those Onesies for Horses)

Sarah McGiven | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

Everyone seems to be off to the races at the moment. Horse racing is one Great British pastime I've never indulged in, although I do love horses and riding, and spent a large part of my early years hanging around stables, hacking, grooming and mucking out - happy days.

Grand Plans - A Racing Dream

A.J. Higginson | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK Sport
A.J. Higginson

In the lead up to the Scottish Grand National, I discover you don't have to be mega-rich to have a share in a racehorse. Jane Allen doesn't look like your regular mega-rich racehorse owner. Far from it.

Heads I Shop, Tails He Pays!

Ella Krasner | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Ella Krasner

I am sorry to be late again. Sometimes I find it hard to keep up with this blog, especially when an invitation from Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana to the 3 day launch of their first Couture Collection in Sicily, arrives - like that!

The Week That Was: A Taxing Subject

Carla Buzasi | Posted 23.08.2012 | UK
Carla Buzasi

David Cameron has done his best to make many things fashionable since becoming PM. Who'd have thought it would be U-Turns that took off as the trend de jour? So of-the-moment, even comedians are adding them to their box of tricks. I'm sure this time last week the Labour-supporting Jimmy Carr didn't envisage himself becoming a poster-boy for the movement, but a few misplaced comments about tax avoidance can do that for a man.

Top Hat And Tails

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.06.2012 | Home

Royal Ascot has given those celebs a good excuse to throw on their gladrags and get dolled up. And the latest stars to enjoy a day at the races wer...

Royal Ascot: Wild Hats That Slipped Past The Fashion Police (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK

Facial fry up: A race-goer shows off her headgear The fashion police may have officially started patrolling the Berkshire racecourse but that ha...

Royal Ascot: Black Caviar Set to Shine

Nick Wilby | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK Sport
Nick Wilby

Have you heard of Black Caviar? No? Well by Saturday you surely will have done, when the 'Wonder from Down Under' puts her unbeaten record on the line and looks to confirm her status as the greatest sprinter in racing history.

Amy Does Ascot

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 21.06.2012 | Home

Amy Childs better not be going all high brow on us. Not only did she pay a visit to those politicians at the House Of Commons yesterday, the former...

Don't Rain On Our Parade

PA | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK

Fabulous frocks and heavenly hats will be on display for Ladies' Day at Royal Ascot on Thursday. But fashionistas will be hoping that nothing rains...

Nice Hat Frank!

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 20.06.2012 | Home

They may have looked the epitome of bored on their Italian break, but it seems being back the UK has put a smile on Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampa...

Lost Your Sheep, Amanda?

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 19.06.2012 | Home

Royal Ascot and ridiculous headgear go together like Amy Childs and a vajazzle. So there shouldn't be any part of us that is shocked when a celeb r...

PHOTOS: Fashion Police Enforce Dress Code At Ascot

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK

The fashion police were out in force today to enforce the new dress code at Royal Ascot. Dressed in smart purple outfits and carrying hampers conta...

Watch Out Kate! Ascot Gets Strict New Dress Code

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK

Royal Ascot racegoers will have to meet strict style criteria when they dress for this year's meeting but help will be on hand from a team of speciall...

WIN: Grandstand Tickets to Royal Ascot To Celebrate Classic Film 'The Sting'

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

We have five pairs of Grandstand Admission Tickets to Royal Ascot on Saturday 23rd June to giveaway to celebrate the Limited Edition Digibook Blu-ray ...