Published: Wed, June 20, 2018
Culture&Arts | By Hattie Nash

Meghan Markle makes Ascot racing debut in royal procession

Meghan Markle makes Ascot racing debut in royal procession

They are to present the winning trophy for the 4.20pm race, the St James' Palace Stakes, said the official Royal Ascot programme.

The former Meghan Markle road alongside Prince Harry on a horse-drawn carriage as part of the annual procession - on what happened to be their one-month wedding anniversary.

Marlene Koenig, a royal historian and writer of the Royal Musings blog, tells BAZAAR.com that Duchess Camilla, Princess Anne, Princess Beatrice, and Princess Eugenie were also not wearing their pins at the 2018 Royal Ascot, and their choice is not going against royal protocol.

Bookmakers had been taking bets on the colour of the Queen's hat, "which turned out to be yellow with a blue flower", says the BBC.

Thomas Markle admitted to staging paparazzi pictures before his daughter Meghan Markle married Prince Harry in May, and he wasn't there on the big day to celebrate.

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The prestigious Royal Ascot, described as the "the jewel in the crown of the British horse racing calendar", is one of the must-attend events of the year.

Meghan Markle is said to be extremely upset about her father speaking out to the media.

While Meghan has not been spotted on Day 2, a royal expert reveals there is still a possibility fans could the Duchess of Sussex later in the week.

Clare is the first female Artistic Director at the historic French fashion house Givenchy and was chosen to design the dress for the wedding of the year after meeting Meghan earlier this year.

Sporting a chic cream fascinator with elegant looping bow detail, at first glance we assumed it would be the work of Philip Treacy.

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Queen Elizabeth II attends Royal Ascot Day 1 on June 19. Harry wore a top hat and tails for the occasion, renowned for its strict dress code.

Prince Charles and Markle's close bond has become apparent when the next-in-line to the throne opted to walk her down the aisle after Thomas chose to cancel his attendance at the royal wedding.

Meghan carried out her first official solo engagement alongside the Queen last week where they opened a new toll bridge in the northwest United Kingdom county of Cheshire.

This visit comes before the couple's fall Royal Tour of the Oceania region, which was announced earlier this month.

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