ROYAL Ascot gets underway on Tuesday and the Queen will be in attendance for all five days.

The Queen has attended every day of the meeting for the past 64 years, with the last time she missed a moment of the event being her own coronation in 1953!

 The Queen takes an Ascot Landau to Royal Ascot every year

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The Queen takes an Ascot Landau to Royal Ascot every year

What time will the Queen arrive at Royal Ascot?

The Queen and the rest of the Royal Procession arrive at 2pm sharp before racing each day, half an hour prior to the first race.

The carriages leave Windsor Castle earlier in the afternoon and enters the racecourse through the golden gates before they pass the thousands of well wishers in front of the grandstand.

The procession is a timeless tradition unique to the Royal Ascot which dates all the way back to 1825.

 Princess Anne is also a fan of the races

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Princess Anne is also a fan of the races

Who will be in the Royal Procession?

The members of the procession change each day, but the Queen will often be joined by her racing manager John Warren and husband Prince Philip.

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Other carriages will include other members of the Royal Family, such as Princess Anne who is a keen follower of the sport as.

The Queen will go on to watch the racing in the Royal Box, the scene of her famous celebration following Estimate’s win in 2013.

What colour will the Queen be wearing?

Forget the horses, each year one of the big betting markets is the what colour the Queen will be wearing each day.

Punters are kept in suspense until the procession reaches the golden gates and she arrives at the racecourse.

Fashion and Royal Family experts then give their take on the outfit and who designed each part of it to millions watching on TV.

ITV Racing’s Oli Bell spins you though the some of the legendary names associated with Ascot racecourse


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