Royal Ascot Thursday

The third day of Royal Ascot traditionally takes place on a Thursday, and includes the feature race of the five-day meeting, the Group 1 Ascot Gold Cup. Run over two and a half miles, the race consists of the top stayers in Europe, and the prize is presented by Her Majesty The Queen herself. The supporting card includes the likes of the Jersey Stakes and Britannia Stakes on a restructured seven-race card.

We have all the latest betting information on the Royal Ascot Day 3 races, along with all the form guides and tips.

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Royal Ascot Thursday Racecards

With the race schedule moved around for the 2020 Royal Ascot extravaganza, it's a new race in the shape of the Golden Gates Handicap, which kicks off day three of the Flat jamboree. Second up is the Wolferton Stakes on Thursday afternoon, while the Jersey Stakes is an eye-catching Group contest taking place at the Berkshire venue in the middle of June, which is then followed by the Chesham Stakes.

One of the highlights of the entire week sits fifth on the card, as the stayers do battle in the Group 1 Gold Cup, which is likely to see Stradivarius aim to reign supreme once again, but the John Gosden-trained raider is likely to face some stiff opposition from Aidan O'Brien's sparkling yard in a fascinating renewal of the marathon event.

Ascot Tips

Two hugely competitive assignments await punters on the third day of Royal Ascot, as first the Britannia Stakes will follow the Gold Cup, and with a big field set to line up for the penultimate race on Thursday, then it's going to be a tricky task for those searching for the winner, while the action concludes with the Sandringham Stakes. A mouth-watering conclusion to the day, the Sandringham is sure to throw up a tight finish with some horses looking to use the race as a springboard to bigger and better things later in their career.

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