Royal Ascot 2011: Prince Andrew has his very own Ladies" Day

Royal Ascot 2011: Prince Andrew has his very own Ladies" Day

Prince Andrew has his very own Ladies” Day at Royal Ascot (with a blonde AND a brunette)

1:46 PM on 18th June 2011

Royals attend the Royal Ascot Horse racing near Windsor

Cosy: Prince Andrew and a mystery brunette consult their racing forms on the fourth day of Ascot

Royals attend the Royal Ascot Horse racing near Windsor.

Inconspicuous Andrew”s companion covered her head with an oversized hat

Royals attend the Royal Ascot Horse racing near Windsor Royals attend the Royal Ascot Horse racing near Windsor

Three”s company: The mystery brunette chatted to Prince Andrew”s former flame Catrina Skepper

Anne, Princess Royal, on day two of the Royal Ascot Meeting this year Princess Anne at Ascot in 1991

The Princess Royal backed an old favourite again at Royal Ascot (left) by wearing an outfit she bought for Trooping the Colour in June 1980 (below right). The high-collared silk dress, caramel belted coat and straw hat were also seen at the Epsom Derby in 1983 (below left) and at Ascot in 1991 (above right).

Princess Anne at The Derby on June 1 1983 Princess Anne watches the trooping of the colour in 1980

QUEEN ELIZABETH II AND DUKE OF EDINBURGH

Royal duty: The Queen arrived in the Royal Carriage with Prince Phillip

Princess Eugenie of York DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY ATTENDS ROYAL ASCOT

Mad hatter: Princess Eugenie wore a hat by Philip Treacy, left, and Dame Shirley Bassey wore a red creation by Piers Atkinson

Racegoers Berardetta (left) and Manfredo Lapi, from Pisa, Florence Claridge arrives for the fourth day of racing at Royal Ascot

Designing women: Racegoers Berardetta pays tribute to Pisa, left, and Florence Claridge wears a futuristic pink design

Run for cover: Punters cross the muddy car park as the rain poured

Run for cover: Punters cross the muddy car park as the rain poured

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Ladette culture: Women enjoy a drink and a dance in the mud

Rain-soaked: Racegoers wear Wellington boots and plastic bags to protect them from the rain

Rain-soaked: Racegoers wear Wellington boots and plastic bags to protect them from the rain

 ...And before the heavens opened: A group of friends enjoy a glass of champagne

…And before the heavens opened: A group of friends enjoy a glass of champagne