2019 Royal Ascot Schedule

The Royal Ascot takes place over five days in June. Each day includes six races, preceded by the Royal Procession at 2pm sharp. We’ve included a schedule below to help you plan your 2019 Royal Ascot experience.

Tuesday, June 18th
The exciting opening day includes three Group One races: the Queen Anne Stakes, the King’s Stand Stakes, and the St James’s Palace Stakes.

TimeRaceAgePrize FundDistance
2:30pmThe Queen Anne Stakes (Group 1)4+£600000One mile
3:05pmThe Coventry Stakes (Group 2)2£150000Six furlongs
3:40pmThe King's Stand Stakes (Group 1)3+£500000Five furlongs
4:20pmThe St James's Palace Stakes (Group 1)3 colts£500000

Old mile
5:00pmThe Ascot Stakes (Handicap)4+£90000

Two miles, four furlongs
5:35pmThe Wolverton Rated Stakes (Listed)4+

£100000One mile, two furlongs

Wednesday, June 19th
Day two is one of the most relaxed of the week but includes one of the most important races, the Group One Prince of Wales’s Stakes.

TimeRaceAgePrize FundDistance
2:30pmThe Queen Mary Stakes (Group 2)2 fillies£110000Five furlongs
3:05pmThe Queen’s Vase (Group 2)3


One mile, six furlongs
3:40pmThe Duke of Cambridge Stakes (Group 2)4+ fillies & mares£175000

One mile
4:20pmThe Prince of Wales’s Stakes (Group 1)4+£750000

One mile, two furlongs

5:00pmThe Royal Hunt Cup (Heritage Handicap)3+£175000One mile
5:35pmThe Jersey Stakes (Group 3)3£90000Seven furlongs

Thursday, June 20th
Gold Cup Day is one of the most popular days at the Royal Ascot. Also known as Ladies Day, the fashion is as much of a highlight as the races themselves.

TimeRaceAgePrize FundDistance
2:30pmThe Norfolk Stakes (Group 2)2£100000Five furlongs
3:05pmThe Hampton Court Stakes (Group 3)3£90000One mile, two furlongs
3:40pmThe Ribblesdale Stakes (Group 2)3 fillies£200000One mile, four furlongs
4:20pmThe Gold Cup (Group 1)4+£500000

Two miles, four furlongs
5:00pmThe Britannia Stakes (Heritage Handicap)3 colts & geldings£120000One mile
5:35pmThe King George V Stakes (Handicap)3£90000One mile, four furlongs

Friday, June 21st
The penultimate day of the event features the Group One Coronation Stakes and the Group One Commonwealth Cup.

TimeRaceAgePrize FundDistance
2:30pmThe Albany Stakes (Group 3)2 fillies£90000Six furlongs
3:05pmThe King Edward VII Stakes (Group 2)3 colts & geldings£225000One mile, four furlongs
3:40pmThe Commonwealth Cup (Group 1)3£500000

Six furlongs
4:20pmThe Coronation Stakes (Group 1)3 fillies£500000

Old mile
5:00pmThe Sandringham Stakes (Listed) (Handicap)3 fillies£90000One mile

5:35pmThe Duke of Edinburgh Stakes (Handicap)3+£90000One mile, four furlongs

Saturday, June 22nd
The highlight of the day is the Group One Diamond Jubilee Stakes, one of the world’s most prestigious races.

TimeRaceAgePrize FundDistance
2:30pmThe Chesham Stakes (Listed)2£90000Seven furlongs
3:05pmThe Hardwicke Stakes (Group 2)4+£225000One mile, four furlongs

3:40pmThe Windsor Castle Stakes (Listed)2£90000Five furlongs

4:20pmThe Diamond Jubilee Stakes (Group 1)4+£600000Six furlongs
5:00pmThe Wokingham Stakes (Heritage Handicap)3+£175000Six furlongs
5:35pmThe Queen Alexandra Stakes (Conditions)3+£90000Two miles, six furlongs

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