ROYAL ASCOT: Day Three (Thursday) Preview

Thursday is not only Gold Cup day at Royal Ascot. It's also ladies' day, with all the glamour and glitz that goes with it.
Thursday is not only Gold Cup day at Royal Ascot. It's also ladies' day, with all the glamour and glitz that goes with it.

Ladies’ Day at Royal traditionally attracts a huge crowd, bolstered by coach trips from all corners of the country.

The Gold Cup for the cream of stayers is the centrepiece of the action, but the day also boasts a trio of wonderful contests for 3yos, most notably the Ribblesdale Stakes or the ‘consolation Oaks’.