Royal Ascot gets underway on Tuesday.
Hats, fascinators, fashion and the minor detail of some very good thoroughbred racehorses taking each other on for some top prize money.
We've had some memorable moments at Ascot in past years. It will not seem the same without Sir Henry Cecil who died one year ago. But the Queen will be there, of course, and who can forget her face lighting up the course when Ryan Moore rode Estimate to win at this meeting last year? At a time when the sport had been on the receiving end of some bad publicity . . .
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