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Hats and Horses: Ladies Flaunt Fashion at Royal Ascot

Britain's Annual Royal Ascot Race was filled with extravagant hats for Ladies Day.

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View of the action during The Norfolk Stakes on day 3 of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse on June 16 in Ascot, England.

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A racegoer wearing a horse hat stands by the parade ring on Ladies Day at the Royal Ascot horse racing meet in Ascot on June 16.

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Ladies Day Racegoers wear union flag shoes at the Royal Ascot horse race on Ladies Day on June 16. Racegoers dressed in an array of frocks, including some Union Jack themes in reference to the upcoming June 23 referendum when the UK will vote whether to remain in the European Union.

 

 

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Marie Fraser poses in an ornate hat during Ladies day of the Royal Ascot horse race meeting at Ascot.

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Race-goers arrive on Ladies Day at Royal Ascot, on June 16. The annual event marks the third day of the five-day social horse racing meeting. This year's event will run until June 18.

 

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Ladies Day Racegoers photograph Queen Elizabeth II's arrival to Ladies Day at Ascot.

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Racegoers share kiss. Many attendees were forced to seek shelter under umbrellas to shield themselves from the rain, with some even putting plastic covers on their hats.

 

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A Racegoer wears her flower hat.

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A racegoer poses with her piano inspired hat for Ladies Day.

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A woman protests over horse deaths due to racing on Ladies Day at Royal Ascot.

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Horse jockey Ryan Moore rides his steed, Order Of St. George. The pair were later honored as the Gold Cup winners.

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A woman adjusts her friends hat.

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Racegoers pose for photographers during the horse racing meet.

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Queen Elizabeth II presents the Gold Cup Jockey prize to Ryan Moore.

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