Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire is known for thoroughbred horse racing and the Royal Meeting, Royal Ascot is the focus of its year. Founded in 1711 by Queen Anne, Royal Ascot is attended every year by Elizabeth II, arriving each day in a horse-drawn carriage. Being a major social event, much publicity is given to what people wear. In the prestigious Royal Enclosure women must wear a day dress and a hat and men wear morning dress with top hat. Over 300,000 people attend Royal Ascot week, Europe's best-attended race meeting. The biggest day is for the Gold Cup, run on the Thursday, Ladies Day.
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