Royal Ascot Day 2: Schedule, Tips, Free Bets and ITV races

Poet's Word wins the Prince Of Wales's Stakes

The second day of Royal Ascot continues to excite with a seven-race card including two group-class races. The feature race of the day is the Prince of Wales’s Stakes won by the likes of Crystal Ocean and Poet’s Word in recent years. This time the Aidan O’Brien team have hot-favourite, Japan, who is bidding for consecutive Royal Ascot wins.

The action kicks off at 1:15 on Sky Sports Racing (Sky 415), and will be broadcast on terrestrial television from 1:30 live on ITV1. The complete schedule for Royal Ascot day 2 is as follows:

1.15 pm The Silver Royal Hunt Cup (Handicap) (Sky Sports Racing)

1.50 pm The Hampton Court Stakes (Group 3) (ITV1, Sky Sports Racing)

2.25 pm The King George V Stakes (Handicap) (ITV1, Sky Sports Racing)

3.00 pm The Prince of Wales’s Stakes (Group 1) (ITV1, Sky Sports Racing)

3.35 pm The Royal Hunt Cup (Handicap) (ITV1, Sky Sports Racing)

4.10 pm The Windsor Castle Stakes (Group 2) (ITV1, Sky Sports Racing)

4.40 pm The Copper Horse Stakes (Handicap) (ITV1, Sky Sports Racing)

Royal Ascot: ITV Racing Tips

There are six races from Royal Ascot broadcast on ITV1 on Wednesday. Our experts have picked out their strongest selection for each televised race so you don’t have to spend hours studying the form. Click the links below to view the racecard and read our experts’ analysis.

1.50 AscotRussian Emperor

2:25 AscotBright Melody

3:00 AscotJapan

3:35 AscotAfaak

4:10 AscotSunshine City

4:40 AscotFujairah Prince

How to place a bet: a beginners’ guide to placing a bet at Royal Ascot

Royal Ascot Day 2 Free bets to get you started
Get a head start with your Royal Ascot bets by signing up to a bookmaker account and claiming a free bet. With seven races each day, bookmaker free bets can come in handy and during Royal Ascot, firms will be competing with one another for the best offer. We have selected the best offers for Royal Ascot Day 2 below, or you can view our free bets page for all the latest offers and free bets.

It can be a daunting experience placing a bet for the first time, especially so when using a bookmakers’ mobile app. If this is your first time then fear not, we have compiled a step by step guide to help you place a bet on Royal Ascot.

1. Sign up to a bookmaker

This is the best time to sign up to a bookmaker for the first time with a plethora of free bets and offers available for betting on Royal Ascot tips.

2. Deposit funds 

Once you have created an account through one of our exclusive free bets, you’ll need to deposit into your account to start betting.

  1. Simply click on my account, and then on the deposit button.
  2. Next, choose your preferred deposit option, from Debit Card to Paypal, many online bookmakers will offer multiple deposit options.
  3. Input your credentials, be it linking your PayPal account or adding your card details.
  4. Insert the amount you wish to deposit and the fund will instantly be credited to your account.

3. Find the racecards and place your bet

Most online bookmakers list their most popular sports at the top of the page, one of which is usually Horse Racing.

Many sites will also have a designated Royal Ascot tab on the front navigation screen with either displaying all of the day’s races, sorted by racecourse and time.

Alternatively, you can also quickly find a horse by clicking the links on our designated Royal Ascot Day 2 Tips page, next to each runner on the racecard, or next to our Royal Ascot tips themselves.

This will allow you to choose your prefered online bookmaker by clicking ‘bet here’ which will redirect you to the bookmaker’s website and add the Royal Ascot tip straight to your bet slip.

Once the selection is in your bet slip, simply add your desired stake and click place bet and you’re on!

Most online bookmakers will also offer to stream all of the Royal Ascot races, subject to meeting the minimum bet requirements, so you can watch all of the action, live on your mobile or desktop device.


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