Royal Ascot 2023

Going news on day three of Royal Ascot

The going for day three of Royal Ascot, Thursday 22nd June, is: Good to Firm on the Straight Course and Good, Good to Firm in places on the Round Course.

GoingStick readings at 8am:

Stands side: 7.5

Centre: 7.7

Far side: 7.4

Round: 7.2


Straight Course: centre

Round Course: inside


Dry overnight to 6.30am Thursday. We are forecast a generally dry, warm day, with temperatures of up to 26c. An odd scattered shower is possible. Friday and Saturday are forecast to be dry, with temperatures getting up to 27c.

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Watered 4mm on Straight Course and 3mm on the downhill section of the Round Course after racing on Wednesday.


2.30pm Norfolk Stakes (Group 2)

5 Hala Emaraaty (self cert – not eaten up)

3.05pm King George V Handicap

2 Gallerist (other – other)

3.40pm Ribblesdale Stakes (Group 2)

7 Infinite Cosmos (self cert – bad scope)

9 Luckin Brew (going)

4.20pm Gold Cup (Group 1) (British Champions Series)

7 Tashkhan (going)

5.00pm Britannia Handicap

11 Theoryofeverything (self cert – going)