Royal Ascot Live

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Millions of people watch Royal Ascot live each year across the world. With international horses from Ireland, America and Australia heading to Royal Ascot, viewing the action has become a global event.

*Live stream services for Royal Ascot 2021 will be added when they become available. 

How Can I Live Stream the 2021 Royal Ascot?

Royal Ascot Live

Royal Ascot Live

  1. Watch the Royal Ascot action live on ITV Horse Racing
  2. Watch the Royal Ascot action live on Attheraces
  3. Find a bookmaker that also lets you watch Royal Ascot Live Streaming. Open up a new bookmaker account, place a minimum bet on the Royal Ascot race you want to watch (check each bookmakers T&C’s). Once the bet is placed this will allow you to watch the race just before the off time.

Royal Ascot is the pinnacle of Flat horse racing in Britain and is watched by millions worldwide. Whether it be fashion or racing that you are interested in, ITV and Sky Sports Racing’s coverage of the spectacular five-day meeting is second to none and shouldn’t be missed.

ITV’s peak viewing audience throughout Royal Ascot last year was on Thursday, when Frankie Dettori’s riding prowess earned them 1.4million viewers. While the average audience on the terrestrial channel was 859,000.

Royal Ascot 2021 is coming around fast and a lot of effort is already going in the logistical and broadcasting side. With the meeting set to be run behind closed doors for the first time due to the coronavirus, ITV and Sky Sports Racing will be expecting record viewing numbers this time around.

There are many ways to watch the action that is spread out over the five days of the 2021 Royal Ascot Meeting. Of course, horse racing fans will be the main bulk of the audience, but with fashion and the Royal Procession playing a huge part of the meeting then these subjects also widen the Royal Ascot appeal across the globe.

How Can I Watch Royal Ascot 2021?

Is there an easy way to watch the 2021 Royal Ascot Meeting? You can live stream Royal Ascot 2021 on many bookmaker websites if you place a bet of either 50p or £1 on the race. You can also use the ITV player to watch all Royal Ascot TV coverage for 2021.

It’s simple if you live in the UK as ‘free-to-air’ channel ITV have a long-term deal to show the entire Royal Ascot Meeting. Therefore, if you are a UK resident and you’ve paid your TV licence then to enjoy the Royal Ascot Meeting you just need to turn on ITV horse racing – you can then sit back and put your feet up from the comfort of your own home and watch the 2021 Royal Ascot Meeting.

If you have a TV available you can watch Royal Ascot 2021 for free on ITV or ITV4, while Sky subscribers can watch every race over the five days on Sky Sports Racing.

The Opening Show is also on TV every morning over the five-day meeting for those who want to hear the big news stories, latest betting and build up for each contest.

If you are on the go and have a wi-fi connection or mobile date, then the ITV website or ITV player app will also stream the Royal Ascot races LIVE.

If you’re in the USA, you can also check out NBC for the 2021 race, providing comprehensive race coverage and analysis live on TV, in the NBC Sports app and on their website before, during and after each race. From Tuesday, June 16 to Friday, June 19, coverage will run on NBCSN from 8:30 a.m. ET to 12 p.m.

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Can I Watch Ascot For Free?

The simple answer is, yes.

As well as ITV Horse Racing you can also stream the LIVE 2021 Royal Ascot races via cable channel Attheraces.

ATR will charge a monthly subscription to get access to their channel – this can be obtained via Sky or Cable subscriptions.

These days, day passes are also on offer to watch the 2021 Royal Ascot action. So if you want to just watch a few days from the five-day Royal Ascot Meeting, then this is another way to take in the action. We’ll show the deals nearer the date of the 2021 Royal Ascot. They also offer a daily pass that will.

We’ve already mentioned ITV, as their ITV Racing team cover all five days of the Royal Ascot action, while if you’ve got Sky TV or Cable TV then Attheraces will also air the Royal Ascot TV coverage for 2021.

 

Can I Live Stream Royal Ascot?

A lot of Royal Ascot bets are placed with online bookmakers, but this is another potential way of watching the 2021 Royal Ascot races. This might not be free though, as you might have to place a small bet (normally £1 or £2) and that will unlock the option to watch a live Royal Ascot stream. Just check beforehand if that bookmaker does have a live bet stream feature.

Another way to watch the 2021 Royal Ascot racing is via the high street bookmakers.

Most big high streets still have a bookmaker, or two on them – so just pop-in and watch any races you want. You might have to place a few bets to keep the shop manager happy, but many these days you can just dip in and out and watch the Royal Ascot racing for free.

 

How do people access replays on demand if they miss the action?

Replays of Royal Ascot races can be found on many horse racing websites, including Racing Post and Sportinglife. However, these sites often require you to log-in to be able to watch and if you don’t have an account, it is wise to use the free replay facility on Attheraces.

You can also catch-up on all of the build-up, fashion and races on the ITV hub.

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Royal Ascot Full TV Schedule

Tuesday – ITV/ITV4/Sky Sports Racing

1:15 – Buckingham Palace Handicap (7f, 3yo+)
1.50 – Queen Anne Stakes (1m, Group One, 4yo+)
2.25 – Ribblesdale Stakes (1 1/2m, Group Two, 3yo fillies)
3.00 – King Edward VII Stakes (1 1/2m, Group Two, 3yo colts & geldings)
3.35 – King’s Stand Stakes (5f, Group One, 3yo+)
4.10 – Duke of Cambridge Stakes (1m, Group Two, 4yo+ fillies and mares)
4.40 – Ascot Stakes Handicap (2 1/2m, 4yo+)

Wednesday – ITV/ITV4/SSR

1:15 – Silver Royal Hunt Cup Handicap (1m, 3yo+)
1.50 – Hampton Court Stakes (10f, Group Three, 3yo)
2.25 King George V Handicap (1 1/2m, 3yo)
3.00 – Prince of Wales’s Stakes (10f, Group One, 4yo+)
3.35 – Royal Hunt Cup Handicap (1m, 3yo+)
4.10 – Windsor Castle Stakes (5f, Listed, 2yo)
4.40 – Copper Horse Handicap (1 3/4m, 4yo+)

Thursday – ITV/ITV4/SSR

1:15 – Golden Gates Handicap (10f, 3yo)
1.50 – Wolferton Stakes (10f, Listed, 4yo+)
2.25 – Jersey Stakes (7f, Group Three, 3yo)
3.00 – Chesham Stakes (7f, Listed, 2yo)
3.35 – Gold Cup (2 1/2m, Group One, 4yo+)
4.10 – Britannia Handicap (1m, 3yo colts & geldings)
4.40 – Sandringham Handicap (1m, 3yo, fillies)

Friday – ITV/ITV4/SSR

1:15 – Palace of Holyroodhouse Handicap (5f, 3yo)
1.50 – Albany Stakes (6f, Group Three, 2yo fillies)
2.25 – Norfolk Stakes (5f, Group Two, 2yo)
3.00 – Hardwicke Stakes (1 1/2m, Group Two, 4yo+)
3.35 – Commonwealth Cup (6f, Group One, 3yo colts & fillies)
4.10 – Queen’s Vase (1 3/4m, Group Two, 3yo)
4.40 – Duke of Edinburgh Handicap (1 1/2m, 3yo+)

Saturday – ITV/ITV4/SSR

12:40 – Silver Wokingham Handicap (6f, 3yo+)
1.15 – Queen Mary Stakes (5f, Group Two, 2yo fillies)
1.50 – Coronation Stakes (1m, Group One, 3yo fillies)
2.25 – Coventry Stakes (6f, Group Two, 2yo)
3.00 – St James’s Palace Stakes (1m, Group One, 3yo colts)
3.35 – Diamond Jubilee Stakes (6f, Group One, 4yo+)
4.10 – Wokingham Handicap (6f, 3yo+)
4:40 – Queen Alexandra Stakes (2 3/4m, Conditions, 4yo+)

FAQ

When Is Royal Ascot?

The 2021 Royal Ascot Meeting will be held from Tuesday 15th June, till Saturday 19th June.

What Time Do The 2021 Royal Ascot Races Start?

The first race each day at Royal Ascot is 2:30pm, with the last Royal Ascot race at 5:35pm.

Does inplay betting exist for horse racing?

In-play betting does exist for horse racing and is one of the most popular types of punting on the sport.

Can I bet after the race has started?

A small number of bookmakers will offer in-play markets, but they will invariably suspend the betting when the race enters the closing stages. If you want to bet once the race has started, the best betting website is the Betfair Exchanges, which will offer in-running prices until the horses have crossed the finish line.

How can I watch Royal Ascot Live?

The first four races over all five days of Royal Ascot will be shown live on ITV or ITV4, with the final two races each day available on Sky Sports Racing. You can also live stream the races on most bookmaking firms and other channels.

What channel is Royal Ascot on?

ITV, ITV4 and Sky Sports Racing, among others.

Is Royal Ascot on ITV?

Yes – the first four races will be shown each day.

Is Royal Ascot on the radio?

Yes – commentary of every race at Royal Ascot has been live on Talksport 2 as well as BBC Radio Berkshire in recent years.

However, If You Still Can’t Beat Watching The Royal Ascot Action In Person – Why Not Go To The Track?!

Yes, we’ve talked about how to watch the 2021 Royal Ascot Meeting on the TV, in a betting shop, on your phone or on a tablet – but this time you’ll need to wait to watch Royal Ascot in person. Check out how to get Royal Ascot Tickets here.

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