Racing at its best – Each year as mnay as 300,000 punters converge on the affluent English village of Ascot for some spectacular racing...
Royal approval – Queen Elizabeth II, a keen horse racing fan, attended the opening day of festivities at Royal Ascot. The Queen's horse, Estimate, was beaten in the Gold Cup on Thursday.
Fashion stakes – Ascot isn't just big news in the racing world, it's big news in the fashion world too. An array of famous designers will be showing off their latest ideas at one of British racing's most famous festivals.
Corking day out – A man opens a bottle of champagne with a sword in front of fellow race goers as they enjoy the atmosphere during day one of Royal Ascot. At last year's event racegoers enjoyed 51,000 bottles of champagne; 125,000 glasses of Pimms; 174,000 pints of beer; 5,000 kilos of salmon and 7000 crabs.
Hannon joy – Toronado's success in the Group One Queen Anne Stakes gave trainer Richard Hannon Jr. his first Royal Ascot winner.
Winning post – The Wow Signal ridden by Frankie Dettori breaks away to win the Coventry Stakes on the opening day of Royal Ascot.
The Fugue outruns Treve – Jockey William Buick rides The Fugue to victory in the Prince of Wales' Stakes at Royal Ascot on day two.
Moore the merrier – Ryan Moore steered Rizeena to victory in the Coronation Stakes during day four of Royal Ascot.