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The Only Way Is Ascot

THE ONLY WHT IS NSCOT SOCI NORITY ARIGHT A major event in the British social calendar, 'Royal Chavscot' is as famous for the pomp and ceremony of the guests and what they're wearing as it is for the top-class racing. Ascot racecourse was founded in 1711 by Queen Anne. The course has always been closely associated with the British Royal Familų as it ROY AL KNEES-UP Long before it became known as Royal Chavscot, the very first race was contested for a purse of 100 guineas, a far cry from the stg£3m on offer for Ascot 2012. sits just six miles from Windsor Castle. It also plays an increasing part in Sharon and Tracy's social calendar as thousands of Essex Girls get to dazzle their vajazzles in time-honoured tradition for the summer showpiece. CHETOHAM VCO Eight years ago, Ascot underwent a £185m redevelopment funded by Allied Irish Bank and was reopened by Queen Elizabeth in 2006. Given that CHELTENHAM Ruddy cheeked batchelor farmers, life-sized leprechauns covered in puke, Irish politicians screwing the taxpayer. the Irish taxpayer owns AIB this technically means the Irish own Ascot ASCOT well as Cheltenham. Henry and Penelope, suited and booted tradesmen, British monarchụ screwing the taxpayer DRESS CODE The dress code is strictlų enforced in true Taliban tradition. For women, only a daŲ dress with a hat or fascinator is accept- More than 300,000 make the annual visit to Berkshire during Royal Ascot week, making it Europe's best- attended race meeting. There are three enclosures, with the Royal Enclosure being the most prestigious. Access is restricted so expect plentų of greŲ morning dress with top hat is sun-glassed, military men talking into their sleeved jackets. able, with rules applying to the length of the dress. Women must not show bare midriffs or shoulders. For men, black or required. TheỤ can't show midriffs either. PARENTAL ADVISORY, GOOD Top hat, Pashmina, knee-length dress, waistcoat and tie, trouser suit, monocle CHAVVY CONTENT BAD Clown shoes, swimming shorts, vest top, cowboy hat, trackie bottoms, mankini. GRANDSTAND: Slightly less policed than Kabul but plentų of wannabes will try to out-do themselves. Expect glasses of Champagne and Pimms. SILVER RING: A real bunga, bunga partų feel where free-spirited Chavs run amok. Bare chests forbidden. Applies also to men. NUMBERS GAME 4. -The height in inches the turf is allowed to be for the meetin9. 73.m 39 - The climb in yards to the finishing post. UU - The number of kitchens operating full-time to cater for the punters. 6-000 The number of temporary 11.000. staff brought in for the meeting The average number of lobsters eaten over the five days 185.000 - The average number of bottles of champagne served each year at Royal Ascot 100:000., The number of paparazzi eyes on Kate Middleton if she's there The TWO BEST HO'Ses w The wOrld FRANKEL – BLACK CAVIAR. UK – QUEEN ANNE STAKES – TUESDAY, 2.30pm Form: 1111/11111-1 AUS – DIAMOND JUBILEE STAKES – SATURDAY, 3.45pm Form: 1111/11111-1 Wins: 10 from 10 Wins: 10 from 10 Group 1 wins: Six Group 1 wins: Six Paddy Power Frankel Queen Anne Tues 19th Price 1/6 Black Caviar Diamond Jubilee Sat 23rd 1/3 Fame and Glorų Ascot Gold Cup Thursday 21st 11/10 Bated Breath King Stand Stakes Tuesday 19th 9/2 So You Think Prince of Wales Stakes Wed 20th 10/11 bes

The Only Way Is Ascot

shared by Rach369 on Mar 03
Royal Ascot is a fashionable British horse-racing event held at Ascot each year in June. However in recent years, standards have slipped a little! This infographic was designed to remind the public of...


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