Tag: Royal Ascot

Frankie Dettori’s Magic Seven; the story of Dettori at Ascot in 1996 and riding 7 race horses to victory

Horse racing is all about drama and shocks which is why it is such a followed and exciting spectacle. Frankie Dettori’s stunning day at Ascot back in 1996 is a key example of this. On this day he pulled of the 25,051/1 seven-timer, costing the bookies vast amounts of money and rewarding the faithful punters. […]

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York’s Ebor Meeting Continues to be One of Highlights of the Summer Racing Schedule

The summer months in the UK are rich pickings for racing fans as the top-class action on the flat comes thick and fast, with the racing calendar packed full of quality contests. One of the most popular meetings takes place at the end of August as York Racecourse hosts its Ebor meeting, with the four-day […]

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The oldest and most famous horse racing meeting in the world is taking place in England this week

The oldest and most famous horseracing meeting in the world is taking place in England this week and there will be plenty of value on offer for punters at Royal Ascot. The meeting dates back to 1711, when it was established by Queen Anne, and her descendent Queen Elizabeth II will hold court in Berkshire […]

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Craziest & Most Inventive Hats at the Races

Ladies Day at the races began way back in the 1800’s when Queen Charlotte used to attend day 3 of Royal Ascot with King George III. The dress-code requirements are pretty much the same now as they were then, specifying that a hat or fascinator must be worn. Throughout the years this has not only […]

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