Ascot winner dies after race

Thomas Chippendale died of a suspected heart attack after winning the Hardwicke Stakes at Royal Ascot for trainer Lady Cecil and jockey Johnny Murtagh. Murtagh said the colt "ran his heart out".

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Queen tipped to wear pink at Royal Ascot Ladies' Day

Bookmakers are taking bets on the colour of the Queen's hat for Ladies' Day on Thursday with pink the favourite at 4/1.

But, blue at 6-1 has been by far the most popular choice, with whichever colours the Queen choose for today and Wednesday also likely to influence the betting before the big day.

Last year the Queen turned up for Ladies Day in a fetching shade of mint green. Credit: PA

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