Around 300,000 people are expected to attend Royal Ascot in Berkshire over the next five days. The event starts this morning, and is expected to be more popular than ever due to the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
The most iconic event in racing gets underway in Berkshire today. Royal Ascot will be made all the more special this year due to the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Around three hundred thousand people are expected to attend the five day event.
A horse from Kent who broke the world record for the fastest electronically recorded time over 5 furlongs at Epsom earlier this month is due to run at Ascot today.
Stone of Folca trained by John Best at Hucking will take part in this afternoon's King Stand Stakes.
A record-breaking horse which is trained at Hucking in Kent is hoping to repeat his recent winning form, this time at Royal Ascot.Read the full story ›
A woman is believed to have been killed by a stallion in a field in Kent. The 53 year old's body was found at about 10am on Friday in Darenth Wood Road in Dartford. Police are not treating the death as suspicious and the horse has not been put down.