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Horse Racing: First Day of Royal Ascot 2011 to See Three Group 1 Races

The world of  horse racing turns it’s attention to the South East of England, on Tuesday 14th June 2011, for the race meeting of top hat and tails, Royal Ascot, is set to begin with six high class races in front of a high class crowd.

The opening three events of Royal Ascot are all Group 1 events, with the remaining three events in the six race card seeing a Group 2 event, a high-class handicap, and a listed race to finish the day.

The Official Going for the opening day of Royal Ascot is Good (Good to Soft in places) and the weather for Tuesday is expected to remain dry and sunny throughout.

Royal Ascot Race Times – Tuesday 14th June 2011

The races due to take place at Royal Ascot on Tuesday 14th June are as follows (times are in British Summer Time (BST)):

  • 2:30     Queen Anne Stakes (British Champions´ Series) (Group 1) Cl1 1m
  • 3:05     King´s Stand Stakes (British Champions´ Series & Global Sprint Challenge) (Group 1) Cl1 5f
  • 3:45     St James´s Palace Stakes (British Champions´ Series) (Group 1) (Entire Colts) Cl1 1m
  • 4:25     Coventry Stakes (Group 2) Cl1 6f
  • 5:00     Ascot Stakes (Handicap) Cl2 2m4f
  • 5:35     Windsor Castle Stakes (Listed Race) Cl1 5f

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