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Royal Ascot day three – In Pictures

It’s good to be home

The Princess Royal smiles as she arrives for day three of the meeting so beloved by the Queen
The Princess Royal smiles as she arrives for day three of the meeting so beloved by the Queen (Steven Paston/PA)

Bit of rain about, though

The heavens were meant to open on day three. They didn't, but there was still some rain about - there might be a lot more on Friday
The heavens were meant to open on day three. They didn’t, but there was still some rain about – there might be a lot more on Friday (Andrew Matthews/PA)

Frankie on FaceTime

meeting for him (David Davies/PA)
Frankie Dettori checks in from the parade ring before what was the biggest day of the meeting for him (David Davies/PA)

Light work

Mohaafeth winning the Hampton Court Stakes under Jim Crowley
Mohaafeth winning the Hampton Court Stakes under Jim Crowley (David Davies/PA)

A job well done

A punch of the air for Subjectivist's groom after victory in the Gold Cup, as he leads in jockey Joe Fanning
A punch of the air for Subjectivist’s groom after victory in the Gold Cup, as he leads in jockey Joe Fanning (Andrew Matthews/PA)

Still a star

Stradivarius and Dettori ahead of the Gold Cup
Stradivarius and Dettori ahead of the Gold Cup, where he finished fourth in his attempt to win the race for the fourth successive year (David Davies/PA)

A close finish

Surefire winning the King George V Stakes
Surefire winning the King George V Stakes, a first Royal Ascot victory for jockey Hector Crouch (David Davies/PA)

… first too, for Jason Hart

Jason Hart celebrates a first Royal Ascot winner with Highfield Princess in the Buckingham Palace Stakes
Jason Hart celebrates a first Royal Ascot winner with Highfield Princess in the Buckingham Palace Stakes (David Davies/PA)