The track at Ascot reopens Thursday for the third day of races in this Royal meeting. June 17 marks Day 3 of the 2021 Royal Ascot Festival, featuring seven more races.
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Royal Ascot Festival Day 3: Thursday Race Card June 17, 2021
The third day of the Royal Ascot Festival is Britain’s most respected event for horses that perform excellently over long distances. Fans refer to this day as “Ladies’ Day” or “Ascot Gold Cup Day”.
Day 3 features seven races. Fans can look forward to the Golden Gates Handicap, the Wolferton Stakes, the Jersey Stakes, the Chesham Stakes, the Ascot Gold Cup, the Britannia Stakes, and the Sandringham Stakes.
The opening race starts at 1:15 pm, while the final race begins at 4:40 pm.
Golden Gates Handicap
The opening race in 2020 was the Golden Gates Handicap. It was a new race installed for one to three-year-olds and stretched over one mile and two furlongs.
|2020||Highland Chief||Rossa Ryan||Paul and Oliver Cole||20/1|
At 1:50 pm, the Wolferton Stakes kicks off. The race lasts for 1 mile, 1 furlong, and 212 yards. The first Wolferton race took place in 2002 and features horses four years old and up.
|2018||Monarchs Glen||Frankie Dettori||John Gosden||8/1|
|2019||Addeybb||Daniel Tudhope||William Haggas||5/1|
|2020||Mountain Angel||James Doyle||Roger Varian||8/1|
The Jersey Stakes has been around since 1963 and is open to horses up to three years old. The race extends to seven furlongs and takes place at 2:25 pm.
|2018||Expert Eye||James McDonald||Sir Michael Stoute||8/1|
|2019||Space Traveller||Daniel Tudhope||Richard Fahey||25/1|
|2020||Molatham||Jim Crowley||Roger Varian||11/2|
The Chesham Stakes is open to two-year-old horses and features a distance of 7 furlongs. The race kicks off at 3pm.
|2018||Arthur Kitt||Richard Kingscote||Tom Dascombe||13/2|
|2019||Pinatubo||James Doyle||Charlie Appleby||3/1|
|2020||Battleground||Ryan Moore||A P O’Brien||11/4F|
Ascot Gold Cup
Established in 1807, the Ascot Gold Cup is open to horses four years old or older. The race has a distance of two miles, three furlongs and 210 yards. The Irish horse Stradivarius has dominated the last three races.
|Sir Ron Priestley|
|Search For A Song|
|Amhran Na Bhfiann|
|Master Of Reality|
|Prince Of Arran|
|Emperor Of The Sun|
|Believe In Love|
The Britannia Stakes features three-year-old colts and geldings. The race is one mile long and was first run in 1928.
|2018||Ostilio||Silvestre De Sousa||Simon Crisford||10/1|
|2019||Biometric||Harry Bentley||Ralph Beckett||28/1|
|2020||Khaloosy||Jim Crowley||Roger Varian||9/2|
The Sandringham Stakes, the last race of the day, has a distance of one mile and is open to three-year-old fillies. Onassis from Ireland won the previous two races.
|2018||Agrotera||Jamie Spencer||Ed Walker||11/2F|
|2019||Onassis||Hayley Turner||Charlie Fellowes||33/1|
|2020||Onassis||Hayley Turner||Charlie Fellowes||33/1|
Royal Ascot Festival Day 3 Betting Tips
*Royal Ascot betting tips will be updated closer to the start of the event.
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