The first of two visits, to this famous Berkshire racecourse on the first day of the September Meeting.
2.30 The Bishopsgate Apprentice Stakes (Handicap)
For three-year-olds and upwards, to be ridden by apprentices over the Swinley Course of one mile and a half
Clive Graham identifies the horses and jockeys in the Parade Ring before the race.
Television will be at Ascot for all three days of the autumn meeting which includes, on Saturday, the inaugural race for the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes - a major new event for three-year-olds and upwards. The commentator throughout will be Peter O'Sullevan, who is thirty-seven years old, the racing correspondent of the Daily Express, and who is under contract to BBC Television.
(to 14.40 app.)