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How to watch Royal Ascot 2020 on TV

Flat racing fans need to tune into ITV to follow the live action at Royal Ascot this week (16-20 June). With more than 17 hours’ live footage on the main ITV channel, ITV Racing will be covering the most glamorous event in Flat racing, including six races on each of the five days.

Ed Chamberlin and co-presenter Francesca Cumani host the live TV coverage which runs from 1.30pm to 5pm each day from Tuesday 16 June to Saturday 20 June.

Ed Chamberlin and Francesca Cumani will host the coverage and will be joined by expert Jason Weaver with input from Mick Fitzgerald, Luke Harvey and Matt Chapman.

Oli Bell will also be at the helm of the popular social stable encouraging viewers at home to join in with the action and remotely interviewing some of the famous faces who would usually be there.

Richard Hoiles will be in the commentary box from Tuesday until Friday with Mark Johnson taking over on Saturday.

The Opening Show will be presented virtually by Oli Bell on all five days and he will be joined remotely by Matt Chapman and Kevin Blake with Richard Hoiles at the track. It will be shown daily on ITV4 at 9.30am each day.

What’s on when

Tuesday 16 June — Queen Anne Stakes day
ITV4 – The Opening Show – 9.30-10.30am
ITV – live racing – 1.30-5pm

Wednesday 17 June — Prince Of Wales’s Stakes day
ITV4 – The Opening Show – 9.30-10.30am
ITV – live racing – 1.30-5pm

Thursday 18 June — Gold Cup day
ITV4 – The Opening Show – 9.30-10.30am
ITV – live racing – 1.30-5pm

Friday 19 June — Commonweath Cup day
ITV4 – The Opening Show – 9.30-10.30am
ITV – live racing – 1.30-5pm

Saturday 20 June — Coronation Stakes, St James’s Palace Stakes and Diamond Jubilee day
ITV4 – The Opening Show – 9.30-10.30am
ITV – live racing – 1.30-6pm

Don’t miss Horse & Hound’s full report from Royal Ascot, on sale Thursday 25 June 2020

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