Jubilee Royal Ascot gets underway

Royal Ascot 2011 Credit: PA

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.

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Fabulous Royal Ascot fashion

Royal Ascot gets off to a sunny start with ladies' hem lines getting almost as much attention as the horses.