Royal Ascot 2021

Royal Ascot to permanently expand meeting to seven races each day


18th January 2021
Royal Ascot will stick with the seven-race cards each day of the five-day meeting after its revised schedule proved popular with bookmakers and connections in 2020. It has been announced on the official website this morning:
Ascot Racecourse today announces that Her Majesty The Queen has graciously consented to approve the extension of Royal Ascot to seven races each day from this year’s Royal Meeting (15th to 19th June).

Royal Ascot 2021 Order of Running:


Tuesday 15th June

The Queen Anne Stakes (Group 1) | 4+ One mile (straight)
The Coventry Stakes (Group 2) | 2 Six furlongs
The King’s Stand Stakes (Group 1) | 3+ Five furlongs
The St James’s Palace Stakes (Group 1) | 3 C Old mile (round)
The Ascot Stakes (Handicap) | 4+ Two miles, four furlongs
The Wolferton Stakes (Listed) | 4+ One mile, two furlongs
The Copper Horse Stakes (Handicap) | 4+ One mile, six furlongs

Wednesday 16th June

The Queen Mary Stakes (Group 2) | 2 F Five furlongs
The Queen’s Vase (Group 2) | 3 One mile, six furlongs
The Duke of Cambridge Stakes (Group 2) | 4+ FM One mile (straight)
The Prince Of Wales's Stakes (Group 1) | 4+ One mile, two furlongs
The Royal Hunt Cup (Heritage Handicap) | 3+ One mile (straight)
The Windsor Castle Stakes (Listed) | 2 Five furlongs
The Kensington Palace Stakes (Handicap) | 4+ FM Old mile (round)

Thursday 17th June

The Norfolk Stakes (Group 2) | 2 Five furlongs
The Hampton Court Stakes (Group 3) | 3 One mile, two furlongs
The Ribblesdale Stakes (Group 2) | 3 F One mile, four furlongs
The Gold Cup (Group 1) | 4+ Two miles, four furlongs
The Britannia Stakes (Heritage Handicap) | 3 CG One mile (straight)
The King George V Stakes (Handicap) | 3 One mile, four furlongs
The Buckingham Palace Stakes (Handicap) | 3+ Seven furlongs

Friday 18th June

The Albany Stakes (Group 3) | 2 F Six furlongs
The King Edward VII Stakes (Group 2) | 3 CG One mile, four furlongs
The Commonwealth Cup (Group 1) | 3 CF Six furlongs
The Coronation Stakes (Group 1) | 3 F Old mile (round)
The Sandringham Stakes (Handicap) | 3 F One mile (straight)
The Duke of Edinburgh Stakes (Handicap) | 3+ One mile, four furlongs
The Palace of Holyroodhouse Stakes (Handicap) | 3 Five furlongs

Saturday 19th June

The Chesham Stakes (Listed) | 2 Seven furlongs
The Jersey Stakes (Group 3) | 3 Seven furlongs
The Hardwicke Stakes (Group 2) | 4+ One mile, four furlongs
The Diamond Jubilee Stakes (Group 1) | 4+ Six furlongs
The Wokingham Stakes (Heritage Handicap) | 3+ Six furlongs
The Golden Gates Stakes (Handicap) | 3 One mile, two furlongs
The Queen Alexandra Stakes (Conditions) | 4+ Two miles, six furlongs