What time will The Queen arrive at Royal Ascot 2019? No Meghan Markle but Kate Middleton and Prince William join the Queen in the Royal procession


ROYAL ASCOT gets underway on Tuesday and the Queen will be in attendance for all five days.

The Queen has attended every day of the meeting for the past 64 years, with the last time she missed a moment of the event being her own coronation in 1953!

The Queen takes an Ascot Landau to Royal Ascot every year
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The Queen takes an Ascot Landau to Royal Ascot every year[/caption]

What time will the Queen arrive at Royal Ascot?

The Queen and the rest of the Royal Procession arrive at 2pm sharp before racing each day, half an hour prior to the first race.

The carriages leave Windsor Castle earlier in the afternoon and enter the racecourse through the golden gates before they pass the thousands of well-wishers in front of the grandstand.

The procession is a timeless tradition unique to Royal Ascot which dates all the way back to 1825.

Princess Anne is also a fan of the races
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Princess Anne is also a fan of the races[/caption]

Who will be in the Royal Procession, will Meghan Markle be at Ascot?

The Queen will go on to watch the racing in the Royal Box, the scene of her famous celebration following Estimate’s win in 2013.

What colour will the Queen be wearing?

Forget the horses, each year one of the big betting markets is the what colour the Queen will be wearing each day.

Punters are kept in suspense until the procession reaches the golden gates and she arrives at the racecourse.

Fashion and Royal Family experts then give their take on the outfit and who designed each part of it to millions watching on TV.


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