Royal Ascot 2022 | Day 1

It’s that time of year again! The British Royal Family attended the first day of races at the Ascot Racecourse on June 18th. Royal Ascot is a permanent fixture on the British Royal Family’s June calendar. The Queen has attended all five days of the horse-racing event since 1953, though she was only present for one day in 2021 and so far not present this year. Click HERE to stay updated on our Royal Ascot coverage.

Embed from Getty ImagesEmbed from Getty ImagesEmbed from Getty ImagesEmbed from Getty Images
Embed from Getty Images

For the first day of Royal Ascot 2022, the day after the Order of the Garter Service, the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall were joined by Peter Phillips in the first Carriage, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester with Prince and Princess Michael of Kent in the second Carriage, the Princess Royal with Lord de Mauley, William Nunneley and Caroline Nunneley in the third Carriage, and the Earl and Countess of Hopetoun with Tom and Lady Alexandra Hopper in the final Carriage,  for the procession from Windsor Castle to the Ascot Racecourse in horse-drawn landaus, before the Royal Family and their guests spent the day in the Royal Enclosure.

Embed from Getty ImagesEmbed from Getty ImagesEmbed from Getty ImagesEmbed from Getty Images
Embed from Getty Images

The Earl and Countess of Wessex, Princess Beatrice and Count Edo Mapelli Mozzi, Prince and Princess Napoleon, Countess Mountbatten, Zara and Mike Tindall, and Lady Frederick Windsor were also present. The Earl of Wessex presented the trophy for winning the Kings Stand Stakes while the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall presented the the trophy for winning the Ascot Stakes.

14-

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s