Royal Ascot is an annual horse racing event that takes place in Ascot, England. It is one of the most prestigious and well-attended horse races in the world, and is often referred to as the “jewel in the crown” of the British racing season. Royal Ascot is a series of horse races that are held over the course of a week in June, and is attended by members of the British royal family and other high-profile figures. The event is known for its high-quality racing and its glamorous atmosphere, and includes a variety of other activities, such as fashion shows, food and drink festivals, and live music performances. Royal Ascot is a major highlight of the Ascot sporting calendar.