Royal Ascot 2011: Queen leads the way as Royals attend day one of horse race

Royal Ascot 2011: Queen leads the way as Royals attend day one of horse race

And they”re orf! Queen leads the way in style stakes as Royals attend day one of Ascot

3:13 PM on 15th June 2011

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh

Hat”s off! The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh arrive for the first day of Ascot

Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie

Sister act: Beatrice and Eugenie look demure as they arrive at the event in Berkshire

Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice

Beatrice wore a black and nude dress while Eugenie opted for lace dress by Issa and a cream jacket

The Queen Royal Ascot  Sophie, The Countess of Wessex

Royal enclosure: The Queen, left, Princess Anne and Sophie of Wessex

Prince Of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall accompanied Beatrice and Eugenie in the same carriage

Camilla Duchess of Cornwall

Look familiar Camilla wore the same outfit as she wore to the Royal Wedding in April

Gary Lineker and wife Danielle Jackie St.Clair  Holly Valance

Head start: Danielle Linekar, left, wearing a Victoria Beckham dress, and Jackie St Clair, and Holly Valance, right, enjoyed the sunshine at day one of Ascot today

Gary Lineker and wife Danielle arrive at Royal Ascot

Suits you: The model was joined by her husband Gary, who cut a handsome figure in tails

Private moment:The couple share a kiss on the balcony

Private moment:The couple share a kiss on the balcony

Royal Ascot. Anneka Tanaka-Svenska

Theatrics: A punter gets creative left, and Anneka Tanaka-Svenska models a Louis Mariette head-piece, right

Francessca Henderson Tracy Rose A racegoer attends Day 1 of Royal Ascot

Fashion parade: Rules state that midriffs must be covered up

Royal Ascot Chelsey Baker and Ilda de Vico both wearing hats by Ilda de Vico

Celebration: This year”s Royal Ascot is taking place as the venue celebrates its 300th year, having been founded by Queen Anne in 1711

They call me mellow yellow: A pair of punters get festive

They call me mellow, yellow: A pair of punters get festive

Ladies in high fashion check the form

Fascinating: Ladies in high fashion check the form

Belinda Srudwick wearing State of Grace Ascot hat

Dress code: Women in the Royal Enclosure must wear a hat or “substantial fascinator”

Isabelle Kristensen at Royal Ascot

Danish-born designer Isabell Kristensen wears one of her own designs

Culture shock: Three Japanese racegoers arrive in traditional Japanese dress

Culture shock: Three Japanese racegoers arrive in traditional Japanese dress

Say cheese! Ladies pose as a friend captures them on camera

Say cheese! Ladies pose as a friend captures them on camera