King Charles led the royal arrivals at Ascot today as he arrived alongside Queen Camilla for a second day of festivities.
Her Majesty opted for a classic charcoal jacket with a purple tie as he joined his family members for day two of the event considered the crown jewel of the racing calendar.
Camilla opted for a pink Anna Valentine coat for day two, which appeared to be the same outfit she wore to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s wedding in
Prince Edward and Duchess of Edinburgh followed the King and Queen in a second procession, while Prince Micheal and Princess Micheal of Kent also attended.
Sophie, Duchess of Edinburgh also opted for a stark white look and a wide-brimmed hat.
Meanwhile, equestrian enthusiast Zara Tindall and her professional rugby husband Mike were also in the procession, with Princess Anne’s Olympian daughter opting for a navy look with a green hat.
King Charles led the royal arrivals at Ascot today as he arrived alongside Queen Camilla for a second day of festivities
Camilla opted for a pink coat for the second day, which appeared to be very similar to the outfit worn at the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s wedding
The Duchess of Edinburgh also opted for a stark white look and a wide-brimmed hat
Meanwhile, horse riding enthusiast Zara Tindall and her professional rugby husband Mike were also in the procession, with Zara opting for a navy look
The King was joined in a carriage by the Earl and Countess of Halifax, who is Camilla’s former sister-in-law from her first marriage to Richard Parker Bowles.
Lord Soames of Fletching, Charles’ former squire and Lady Sarah Keswick, a friend of Camilla joined Sophie and Edward.
William and Maureen Haggas, a horse trainer, joined Zara and Mike in the third car.
The procession was finished by Lady Jane Spencer-Churchill, a friend of the Queen, Sir Michael Stoute, a horse trainer, and Lord Andrew and Lady Madeleine Lloyd Webber.
Meanwhile, Princess Anne decided to skip the procession, but attended the day in a Tiffany blue dress and white jacket.
Lord Soames of Fletching, Charles’ former squire and Lady Sarah Keswick, a friend of Camilla joined Sophie and Edward
Camilla appeared to repeat the outfit she wore to Harry and Meghan’s wedding – but chose a new hat
Charles wore his signature gray suit and colorful tie for the appearance
As the festivities continued for their second day in the scorching summer sun, revelers looked jubilant as they celebrated a second day.
The opening of Royal Ascot 2023 saw many members of the royal family descend on the racecourse to celebrate King Charles’ first event as monarch.
King Charles and Queen Camilla, Princess Anne, Zara and Mike Tindall, as well as Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi were part of the royal line-up.
Racing enthusiasts brought glamor to Berkshire again this morning as they arrived on day two of Royal Ascot 2023.
Elegant ladies were spotted walking around the racecourse ahead of another day of fierce racing and lots of parties.
Hat ! Charles greeted the crowd as he arrived for the second day of the event
Legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Weber had a place in the royal motorcade
Mike Tindall also traveled alongside his wife Zara on the way to the event
Camilla looked ready for summer in an asymmetrical pink silk Moroccan coat dress
The glamorous and colorful scenes at the start of day two come after some hilarious antics captured last night as the festival’s opening day drew to a close.
Among the scenes of revelers returning home from a day of partying were savvy women who had ditched their high heels in favor of sensible flats to head home, as well as a gentleman who had picked up snacks for the troubleshoot. The evening.
In this year’s brochure, the newly crowned king and queen took the opportunity to write a special message to guests.
They wrote: “We are delighted to welcome you to Royal Ascot in this year of our coronation.
“Five days of highly competitive racing will once again be watched and enjoyed by millions here and abroad.
“We are pleased to know that this historic race meeting continues to have a key influence on the global racing and breeding industries.
Meanwhile, Princess Anne decided to skip the procession, but attended the day in a Tiffany blue dress and white jacket
Zara looked stunning in navy blue with a green hat
Zara looked delighted as she got into the carriage
Zara was perfect in purple
“The Royal Reunion has always played a central role in the calendar of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and the naming of the Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Stakes will be the most fitting way to mark this lifelong interest.
“A photographic exhibition in the grandstand will also celebrate the late Queen’s close association with Royal Ascot, including images of some of its twenty-four winners.
“We are sure that his exhibition will spark many happy memories.
“As improving sustainability is crucial for all events and businesses, we were delighted to hear that the Ascot Village compound will be net zero carbon this year and that the racecourse is redoubling its efforts to minimize waste.
“Finally, we wish the best of luck to all owners, breeders, trainers, jockeys and stable staff working hard with riders this week.
“It’s a huge and rare achievement to have a runner at Royal Ascot and we sincerely hope you all enjoy the experience.”
Prince and Princess Michael of Kent were part of the Royal Family at Berkshire Racecourse this afternoon
The prince and princess walked arm in arm, with Prince Michael donning a three-piece suit and the princess a lilac two-piece
This year, race organizers paid tribute to Royal Ascot’s “biggest fan”, Queen Elizabeth II, who died last September.
During her 70-year reign, Her Late Majesty attended almost every Royal Ascot festival except last year.
This year organizers have presented a heartwarming collection of photos of the Queen visiting Ascot over the years.
They include a black and white photo of the royal riding the runways in 1960 when she was 34.
The mother-of-four was pictured wearing a headscarf and riding boots as our horse galloped along the track.
The Queen was in an unofficial race with other members of her royal party and ended up finishing fourth.
Moreover, the organizers also selected a photo of the beaming queen at Ladies Day in 2013.
The event proved to be one of the Queen’s most successful Ascots as her horse Estimate won the Gold Cup – making her the first monarch in 200 years to win the prize.
The late royal was pictured beaming in front of her trophy, which was presented to her by her son, Prince Andrew.
The Queen was dressed in one of her signature coat dresses in a pretty shade of purple.
Beneath her jacket, the monarch wore a pretty floral dress – which perfectly complimented the flowers on her hat.
In the image, the Queen wears a three-row pearl necklace – which she also wore at her last Ascot in June 2021.