ROYAL ASCOT RACEGOERS DODGE SUMMER SHOWERS FOR LADIES DAY
Royal Ascot racegoers didn’t let pre summer time downpours dampen the temper of the world well-known assembly, as extravagant hats had been on show for Women’ Day.
The Princess Royal and her husband, Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, led the royal half and had been joined within the royal field by Zara Tindall and Peter Phillips.
David Adams, 77, joined by his spouse Judith, who took a break from a fundraising problem, to climb the equal of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest, by strolling 197 occasions up an area hill – 29,032 toes in complete.
Mr Adams, from the village of Priors Marston in Warwickshire, who’s blind, stated: “I’ve climbed it 120 occasions in order that’s 77 to go, and I hope to complete on my birthday, August 8 once I’ll be 78.
“My knees had been a bit sore firstly however they’re fairly good now, however it’s all the time good to take a time without work and have a glass of champagne.”
As Royal Ascot was closed to the general public final yr and is now welcoming racegoers in restricted numbers, she stated: “It feels improbable to be again, it appears a little bit quiet however as quickly because the racing begins the ambiance is again – it is nice to have some normality.”