The rich and famous descended upon a gloriously sunny racecourse at the eighth QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot today.
As leading jockeys, trainers and owners from Europe attended in their masses the day also saw other well known celebrities attend the prestigious sporting event.
The Queen dressed in a flattering blue ensemble arrives at a sunny Ascot Racehorse in Berkshire today to watch the events unfold for the QIPCO British Champions Day
TV presenter Carol Vorderman sporting a slick cream leather jacket, pencil skirt and shades posing for the cameras at the Berkshire racecourse
The former Countdown presenter cheers on jockey Frankie Dettori as he wins the QIPCO British Champoins Long Distance Cup on Stradivarius
Former Countdown presenter Carol Vorderman, 57, gets animated while cheering Franki Dettori during The Qipco Champions Day at Ascot
Made in Chelsea’s Georgia Toffolo enjoy a glass of champagne as she watches the jockeys take to the racecourse from a VIP balcony
Carol Vorderman was also at the British racing event sporting a slick cream coat, pencil skirt and gloves as she posed for the cameras.
The presenter was seen cheering on Italian racing jockey Frankie Dettori as he won the QIPCO British Champions Long Distance Cup on Stradivarius.
Also among the famous faces was Made in Chelsea’s Georgia Toffolo who was spotted enjoying a glass of champagne as she watched the finale unfold from a VIP balcony.
The day saw Stradivarius and superstar jockey Frankie Dettori win the QIPCO British Champions Long Distance Cup Race run during the events at the Ascot Racecourse.
As the Queen enjoys her day at the races the Duke of Edinburgh relaxes outside castle grounds and is seen riding his horse and carriage
Carriage-driving has been a favourite past-time of Prince Philip’s since he gave up playing polo during the 1970s
Track and field athlete Denise Lewis looks glamorous in a knee length purple dress and cream coat as she smiles at cameras
English composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and wife Madeleine Gurdon are seen attending the QIPCO Champions Day at Ascot Racecourse today
Stradivarius and Frankie Dettori (second left) win the QIPCO British Champions Long Distance Cup Race run during the QIPCO British Champions Day at the Ascot racecourse
Jockey Frankie Dettori leaps for joy as he wins the QIPCO British Champions Long Distance Cup Race run during the QIPCO British Champions Day
Track and field athlete Denise Lewis and musical composer Andrew Lloyd Webber were was among the elite at the Ascot grounds.
As the Queen enjoyed her day at the grand sporting event the Duke of Edinburgh was spotted taking his horses for a stroll through Windsor Great Park.
Dressed in a green jacket and a flat cap Prince Philip looked relaxed as he took a breath of fresh air and rode his horse and carriage outside the castle grounds, while accompanied by his aides.
Carriage-driving has been a favourite past-time of the Duke’s since he gave up playing polo during the 1970s and he is often seen steering his two-horse carriage around the grounds of the castle.
Following a spectacular showdown during the races today, Cracksman, trained by John Gosden and ridden by Frankie Dettori, won the Champion Stakes at Ascot today by six lengths.
British jockey and former track cyclist Victoria Pendleton smiles for the camera as she attends the racecourse in Ascot today
Ola Jordan (left) dressed in a floral dress and James Jordan (right) sporting a grey blazer and waistcoat attend today’s races
British Athletics star Katarina Johnson-Thompson (L) and Killing Eve actor Jodie Comer (R) attend the QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot Racecourse on October 2
Northern Irish former horse racing jockey A.P. McCoy – who rode a record 4,358 winners – attends the QIPCO British Champions Day