Royal Ascot Day 3 Schedule, Tips, Free Bets and ITV races

Stradivarius wins the Gold Cup

The third day of Royal Ascot continues to excite with a seven-race card including two group-class races. The feature race of the day is undoubtedly the Gold Cup, the most illustrious prize on offer all week at Royal Ascot.

Her Majesty The Queen will not be in attendance to award the winning connections with the Gold Cup, but hot favourite Stradivarius is a familiar face on Gold Cup Day. Stradavarius is back to defend his Ascot Gold Cup crown , bidding to become just the third horse to win three successive Gold Cups alongside Sagaro and most recently Yeats.

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 ITV. The complete schedule for Royal Ascot day 3 is as follows:

1:15 Golden Gates Handicap 1m2f (Sky Sports Racing)

1:50 Wolferton Stakes (Listed Race) 1m2f (ITV, Sky Sports Racing)

2:25 Jersey Stakes (Group 3) (ITV, Sky Sports Racing)

3:00 Chesham Stakes (Listed Race) 7f (ITV, Sky Sports Racing)

3:35 Gold Cup (Group 1) 2m4f (ITV, Sky Sports Racing)

4:10 Britannia Stakes 1m (ITV, Sky Sports Racing)

4:40 Sandringham Stakes 1m (ITV, Sky Sports Racing)

Royal Ascot: ITV Racing Tips

There are six races from Royal Ascot broadcast on ITV on Thursday. 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 racecards and read our experts’ analysis.

1.50 Ascot – Fox Tal

2.25 Ascot – Celestin

3.00 Ascot – Modern News

3.35 Ascot – Stradavarius

4.10 Ascot – Finest Sound

4.40 Ascot – African Dream

How to place a bet – A Beginners Guide to placing a bet at Royal Ascot

Royal Ascot Day 3 – 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 3 below, or you can view our free bets page for all the latest offers and free bets.

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It can be a daunting experience placing a bet for the first time, especially 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 our Ascot tips.

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.

Simply click on my account, and then on the deposit button.
Next, choose your preferred deposit option, from Debit Card to Paypal, many online bookmakers will offer multiple deposit options.
Input your credentials, be it linking your PayPal account or adding your card details.
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 3 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!

How to Stream Royal Ascot races

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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