Royal Ascot is officially underway with the third day of the acclaimed horse racing. 

The event lasts for five days and will see thousands of horse racing fans make their way to the ground in their finest as they watch to see which horses will take the crowns. 

Known as 'the longest-running drama' it is renowned for its elegance and exquisite fashion and 'magnificent millinery creations'.

But if you couldn't get tickets to the event and are wondering how you can still be part of the action then no need to worry as have all the information and how you can still watch it from the comfort of your home. 

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How to watch the Royal Ascot 2022:

The races are being televised on ITV which will show every race of the meeting and will have coverage on ITV 1 from 1.30pm until 6pm.

But the final race of each will be shown on ITV4 instead. 

You can also catch the races on Sky Sports Racing, which has the rights to show full coverage of the entire meeting, including the comprehensive build-up, all 35 races, and analysis afterward. 

Royal Ascot 2022 starts times: 

The Royal Ascot lasts five days with the final day on Saturday, June 18. 

Each day will feature seven races with the first at 2.30pm and will run for 35 to 40 minutes.

And the last race of the day will take place 6.10pm.

Whilst The Ascot Gold Cup takes place at 4:20pm BST on Thursday.