Royal Ascot, the centrepiece of the UK Flat racing season, returns this summer with five days of action at the Berkshire racecourse.


The Festival takes place from Tuesday 18th June until Saturday 22nd June, with around 300,000 punters heading to Royal Ascot over the five-day period.

It's a major social occasion, and members of the royal family will be in attendance throughout the week.

The Ascot Gold Cup is the feature race of the week, and the Group 1 showdown over two miles and four furlongs will get under way at 4:25pm on Thursday.

The Group 1 Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Stakes also attracts plenty of interest, and it'll get under way on Saturday at 4:25pm, with just under £600,000 in prize money up for grabs.

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Royal Ascot is the most lucrative meeting in the UK, and there was just under £9 million in prize money available in 2023. That tally will likely be higher this year. brings you all the TV details you need to know for Royal Ascot 2024.

How to watch Royal Ascot 2024 on TV

Fans can tune in to watch Royal Ascot races for free on ITV1, live from Tuesday 18th June until Saturday 22nd June 2024.

Coverage will start at 1:30pm and finish at 6pm everyday.

Royal Ascot's action – alongside the Grand National – is the only racing which is legally obliged to be shown live on free-to-air TV.

Live stream Royal Ascot 2024 online and via phone

You can also live stream the races via ITVX on a range of devices including laptops, smartphones and tablets.

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