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ROYAL ASCOT: day-by-day review and horses to follow

A total of 293,791 people flocked through the gates of Royal Ascot last week, mixing top-class racing with all the glamour and glitz of one of the social occasions of the year.

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The Queen, who kept up her record of not missing a single day at Royal Ascot since her coronation in 1953.

Royal Ascot delivers top horses and top races to match the top hats

Never mind the top hat and tails. The top horses and races were all the fashion at an unforgettable Royal Ascot.

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Ladies teams compete at regionals

Ladies teams compete at regionals

The best female golfers from around the region will test themselves against one another this week at Matlock Golf Club.

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The royal colours of the Queen, sported here by Frankie Dettori, which could be carried to success at Ascot on the final day of the meeting by Dartmouth in the Hardwicke Stakes.

ROYAL ASCOT: Day Five (Saturday) Preview

The fifth and final day of the royal meeting centres on the sprinters in the Group One Diamond Jubilee Stakes and its 6f sister race, the richly competitive Wokingham Handicap.

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Crack jockey Silvestre de Sousa, who warmed up for Royal Ascot by riding six winners in one day last Friday.

ROYAL ASCOT: Day Four (Friday) Preview

If I was forced to make a choice, the Friday of Royal Ascot would be my favourite day of the five, given that it focuses on fast-improving 3yos.

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Godolphin star Hawkbill, who is one of many winners from last year's Royal Ascot expected to return in search of more success this week.

ROYAL ASCOT: Day Two (Wednesday) Preview

After a thrilling opening day, Royal Ascot serves up one of its blockbuster contests of the week in the shape of the Group One Prince Of Wales’s Stakes.

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Thursday is not only Gold Cup day at Royal Ascot. It's also ladies' day, with all the glamour and glitz that goes with it.

ROYAL ASCOT: Day Three (Thursday) Preview

Ladies’ Day at Royal traditionally attracts a huge crowd, bolstered by coach trips from all corners of the country.

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Dual 2,000 Guineas winner Churchill, who is a hot favourite for the big race of the opening day at Royal Ascot, the St James's Palace Stakes.

ROYAL ASCOT: Day One (Tuesday) Preview

The rain has retreated and the sun has re-appeared. What better time for Royal Ascot?

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York, which has been voted the best racecourse of the year by members of The Racegoers Club.

Racegoers vote for York as their favourite course of the year

York has been voted the best racecourse in the country this year by members of the Racegoers Club, the official supporters club for British racing fans.

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Matlock AC runner Mike Blair on his way to success in the Calver Fell Race.

Brownlee brothers share limelight with Matlock triathlete

Never mind the Brownleee brothers, what about Nicky Dick! That’s what Matlock Athletics Club were screaming from the rooftops after the World Triathlon Championships at the weekend.

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The Women's Tour is passing through Derbyshire on Saturday.

VIDEO: What is it like to ride the Derbyshire stage of the Women's Tour?

The OVO Energy Women's Tour arrives in Derbyshire this weekend.
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Master trainer Aidan O'Brien, who saddled another Investec Derby winner at Epsom -- but not with a fancied horse.

Wings Of Eagles’ Derby win: shock, fluke or fine performance?

So an Investec Derby that looked unfathomable beforehand yielded a result that was, well, err, unfathomable.

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The Ovo Energy Women's Tour arrives in Derbyshire on Saturday.

All you need to know about the Women's Tour in Chesterfield and Derbyshire this weekend

Thousands of people are expected to line the streets of Derbyshire this weekend as some of the leading women's cyclists grace the county's roads.

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Personal bests for young Matlock runners

Personal bests for young Matlock runners

There were many personal bests from Matlock Athletic Club members at the monthly No Walk In The Park 5k and 1,500m Parkrun at Queens Park, Chesterfield.

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Lizzie Deignan

Lizzie Deignan is ‘the one to beat’ in upcoming Tour of Britain

Elisa Longo Borghini has labelled Lizzie Deignan as the rider to beat during the upcoming OVO Energy Women’s Tour of Britain cycle race.

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Jockeys riding out at Mark Johnston's yard in Middleham, Yorkshire, which hopes to be celebrating its first Investec Derby winner on Saturday, courtesy of Permian.

INVESTEC DERBY PREVIEW: horse-by-horse guide to the key runners at Epsom

If anyone tells you they know who’s going to win the Investec Derby, their assertions can safely be filed under the category, fake news.

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Will Frankie Dettori be the number one again in the Investec Oaks at Epsom on Friday when he rides the strong fancy, Enable?

INVESTEC OAKS PREVIEW: horse-by-horse guide to the key runners at Epsom

Whereas the Investec Derby is as open as the expansive, rolling Epsom Downs themselves, its sister Classic, the Investec Oaks revolves around one horse.

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Owen Farrell and Physio Phil Pask

Physio Phil Pask credits Worksop Rugby Club and Valley School ahead of fourth British Lions tour

Phil Pask still feels a debt of gratitude to Worksop Rugby Club and Valley School as he prepares for his fourth British and Irish Lions tour.

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Jockey William Buick salutes the Newbury crowd after winning the Group One Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes on Ribchester.

Ribchester romp steals the show on Newbury’s Lockinge Day

Any meeting that yields a handful of clues and contenders for the upcoming Epsom Classics and the seasonal highlight that is Royal Ascot warrants the utmost respect.

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Ladies’ rugby is taking off in Matlock

Ladies’ rugby is taking off in Matlock

It is a big year for women’s rugby union on the national and international stage — but closer to home a new team is going from strength to strength.

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