Royal Ascot Tips and Previews: Day Three

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We preview every race from Day 3 of the 2021 Royal Ascot Festival, including the latest betting predictions.

Horse racing at Royal Ascot

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.

Bettors and horse racing fans from the UK and Ireland can watch all races live at MansionBet UK.

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.

2020Highland ChiefRossa RyanPaul and Oliver Cole20/1

Wolferton Stakes

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.

2018Monarchs GlenFrankie DettoriJohn Gosden8/1
2019AddeybbDaniel TudhopeWilliam Haggas5/1
2020Mountain AngelJames DoyleRoger Varian8/1

Jersey Stakes

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.

2018Expert EyeJames McDonaldSir Michael Stoute8/1
2019Space TravellerDaniel TudhopeRichard Fahey25/1
2020MolathamJim CrowleyRoger Varian11/2

Chesham Stakes

The Chesham Stakes is open to two-year-old horses and features a distance of 7 furlongs. The race kicks off at 3pm.

2018Arthur KittRichard KingscoteTom Dascombe13/2
2019PinatuboJames DoyleCharlie Appleby3/1
2020BattlegroundRyan MooreA P O’Brien11/4F

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.

HorsesCurrent Odds
Sir Ron Priestley8/1
Tiger Moth10/1
Ocean Wind12/1
Search For A Song14/1
Fujaira Prince16/1
Princess Zoe18/1
Amhran Na Bhfiann20/1
Baron Samedi20/1
Dawn Patrol22/1
Nayef Road22/1
Big Five22/1
Master Of Reality25/1
Twilight Payment25/1
Spanish Mission28/1
Prince Of Arran28/1
Emperor Of The Sun40/1
Ranch Hand40/1
Believe In Love40/1
Stag Horn50/1
Volcanic Sky50/1
Desert Skyline66/1

Britannia Stakes

The Britannia Stakes features three-year-old colts and geldings. The race is one mile long and was first run in 1928.

2018 OstilioSilvestre De SousaSimon Crisford10/1
2019 BiometricHarry BentleyRalph Beckett28/1
2020 KhaloosyJim CrowleyRoger Varian9/2

Sandringham Stakes

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 AgroteraJamie SpencerEd Walker11/2F
2019OnassisHayley TurnerCharlie Fellowes33/1
2020OnassisHayley TurnerCharlie Fellowes33/1

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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