Dressed for success: Royal Ascot is a day at the races like no other | Matthew Engel

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The logic reveals itself only slowly but Royal Ascot’s ability to host the best thoroughbred racing in the world comes because of its baffling dress code not in spite of it

One of the charms of Royal Ascot is that, uniquely among British race meetings, the races are never sponsored. And thus their traditional and often picturesque names – the Gold Cup, the Royal Hunt Cup, the King’s Stand Stakes – continue uncluttered by the commands of commerce.

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Written by Matthew Engel at Royal Ascot
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2018/jun/22/royal-ascot-horse-racing-dress-code under the title “Dressed for success: Royal Ascot is a day at the races like no other | Matthew Engel”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.