Dressed for success: Royal Ascot is a day at the races like no other

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the Guardian—The logic reveals itself only slowly but Royal Ascot’s ability to host the best thoroughbred racing in the world comes because of its baffling dress code not in spite of it One of the charms of Royal Ascot is that, uniquely among British race meetings, the races are never sponsored. And thus their traditional and often picturesque names – the Gold Cup, the Royal Hunt Cup, the King’s Stand Stakes – continue uncluttered by the commands of commerce. Related: Alpha Centauri stamps her class on...

Royal Ascot 2018: day five – live!. The latest from day five, featuring the Diamond Jubilee StakesEmail Tony here or tweet him here with your thoughts 12.08pm BST Many thanks to all who took part in our tipping competitions this week! Our winners will be contacted by email by Monday at the latest. We’re not running a competition today. 11.44am BST Can an Australian sprinter win at Royal Ascot? There was no question about it from 2003 to 2012, in which time six of their number won Group One sprints at the Royal meeting, but...