Royal Ascot Day 5 Guide: races, best tips, price boosts & a jockey to follow

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It has been four fascinating days of horse racing, but Royal Ascot has saved the best to last with some top quality racing.

Three Group ones, two Group 2s, two super competitive handicaps, and a long distance conditions race stacked full of quality jumps horses to finish off a slightly strange, but nonetheless thrilling, week of competition.


Royal Ascot Day 5 – The Races

Eight races through the day are crowned by not one but three Group one events:

  • 12.40pm – Silver Wokingham Handicap
  • 1.15pm – Queen Mary Stakes (Group 2)
  • 1.50pm – Coventry Stakes (Group 2)
  • 2.25pm – Coronation Stakes (Group 1)
  • 3.00pm – St James’s Palace Stakes (Group 1)
  • 3.35pm – Diamond Jubilee Stakes (Group 1)
  • 4.10pm – Wokingham Stakes (Heritage Handicap)
  • 4.40pm – Queen Alexandra Stakes

How To Watch Royal Ascot

The first race is being shown live on Sky Sports Racing only, with ITV coverage starting at 12.50 and covering all seven seven races from 1.15pm to 4.40pm.

If you aren’t near a TV, or don’t have Sky Sports Racing, you can always stream the coverage online.

Virgin Bet are streaming all the races, live, on your PC & phone. You simply need cash funds in your account to watch the racing live!

Full T&Cs are at the bottom of the article.


Our Best Tip for Day 5 of Royal Ascot

Our best tip of the day is Alpine Star, in the 2.25pm.

Three of our four Royal Ascot best bets of the day have won so far this week, at odds of 13/2, 4/1 & 7/2!

See all our Royal Ascot tips here!


Jockey To Follow

Ryan Moore has long been one of the leading jockeys in the country, and has had a solid Royal Ascot so far. He has had four winners so far – one on each day – and is not without a chance of regaining his Royal Ascot top jockey crown he held in 2018.

His rides on Saturday are as follows – we’ve bolded the horses we have tipped to win:

  • 12.40pm – Magical Wish
  • 1.15pm – More Beautiful
  • 1.50pm – Admiral Nelson
  • 2.25pm – So Wonderful
  • 3.00pm – Wichita
  • 3.35pm – Dream of Dreams
  • 4.10pm – Gulliver
  • 4.40pm – Imphal

If you think that Ryan Moore can go at least one better than we have tipped, Virgin Bet have enhanced him to 11/2 to have three or more winners.

Virgin Bet Ryan Moore Price Boost

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Football & Racing Double

Virgin Bet have a special Leeds themed double with the football returning which looks great value at 10/1:

  • Our tip Bielsa to win the 4.10pm at Ascot
  • Leeds to score first against Cardiff in their 12pm KO

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Virgin Bet Streaming Terms & Conditions

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