Crowds turn out for Royal Ascot

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Ladies will be out in force at Ascot Credit: Meridian

It's the first day of the Royal Ascot meeting in Berkshire today. Around 300,000 racegoers are expected to attend over the next five days. The first race gets underway at 2.30 this afternoon.

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280,000 to attend Royal Ascot

Horses, hats, heels, gambling and the search for sporting glory all come together as Royal Ascot gets underway on Tuesday.