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Queen to attend Ladies' Day

The Queen will be hoping her much-fancied horse Estimate triumphs in Royal Ascot's Gold Cup today. Her thoroughbred filly is favourite to win the prestigious race on Ladies' Day.

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Royal Ascot 'delighted with standard of dresses'

Nick Smith, head of communications at Ascot, said: "We are delighted with the standard of dress we are seeing in both the royal enclosure and the grandstand. The new dress code has clearly had a positive impact on that.

Race-goers attend the first day of Royal Ascot. Credit: PA Wire

He added: "We always said that we would adopt the new rules sensitively using common sense and discretion, especially in the first year of its implementation, and that is what we are doing."

Frankel ridden by Tom Queally wins the Queen Anne Stakes on the first day of Royal Ascot. Credit: PA Wire

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