• Short Summary

    IT WAS LADIES' DAY AT ROYAL ASCOT TODAY (THURSDAY).LADIES' DAY IS USUALLY HIGHLIGHTED BY A?

  • Description

    IT WAS LADIES' DAY AT ROYAL ASCOT TODAY (THURSDAY).LADIES' DAY IS USUALLY HIGHLIGHTED BY A DAZZLING DISPLAY OF THE LATEST SUMMER FASHIONS, BUT COOL AND GUSTY WEATHER SENT WOMEN HURRYING FOR THEIR MINK COATS AND WINTER HATS.BUT UNLIKE THE TWO PREVIOUS DAYS, THE RAIN KEPT OFF.

    THE BLEAK WEATHER DID NOT DETER A BIG CROWD, WHO SAW QUEEN ELIZABETH AND THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH RIDE IN AN OPEN CARRIAGE TO THE ROYAL ENCLOSURE.THE QUEEN WORE A CORN-FLOWER BLUE BERET-TYPE HAT WITH A WHITE SILK COAT AND DRESS.

    IN ANOTHER CARRIAGE WERE QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER, PRINCESS ALEXANDRA AND HER HUSBAND MR.ANGUS ???ILVY.THE QUEEN MOTHER WORE A LARGE FEATHER HAT AND PRINCESS ALEXANDRA A HAT DESCRIBED AS "A MIMOSA YELLOW CARTWHEEL."
    THEN IT WAS THE BIG RACE - THE ASCOT GOLD CUP, WORTH GBP10,397 TO THE WINNER.TWILIGHT ALLEY, RIDDEN BY LESTER PIGGOTT, LED ALL THE WAY TO WIN.TWO FRENCH HORSES, WHICH FILLED THE MINOR PLACINGS, MADE A STRONG CHALLENGE.

    RESULT:-
    ASCOT GOLD CUP -- 2 MILES FOUR FURLONGS (4 KMS)
    1.TWILIGHT ALLEY (L.PIGGOTT) 100/30 (STARTING PRICE)
    2.MISTI IV (M.LAURRAUN) 6/1.

    3.TAINE (B.MARGUERITE) 6/4 FAVOURITE.

    SEVEN RAN.WON BY A LENGTH; THREE LENGTHS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACQ097PF9BSYKGKNF63DKK3HIO
    Media URN:
    VLVACQ097PF9BSYKGKNF63DKK3HIO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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