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In pictures: Final day of Royal Ascot

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Image caption About 300,000 people were expected to visit the Berkshire racecourse during the five-day event.

A predicted crowd of 70,000 people flocked to enjoy the final day of Royal Ascot.

The historic race, now in its 305th year, paid tribute to The Queen in her 90th birthday year by renaming the Gold Cup in her honour.

Her Majesty had cause for celebration after her horse Dartmouth won the Hardwicke Stakes on Saturday.

About 300,000 people were expected to visit the Berkshire racecourse during the five-day event.

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Image caption The Queen first visited Royal Ascot in 1947 and has attended the five-day race meet ever since
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Image caption The Queen arrived by horse-drawn carriage during the Royal Procession, which is a draw for many spectators
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Image caption Approximately 51,000 bottles of champagne are consumed over the five days - the equivalent of 478 bathtubs
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Image caption The women's dress code dictates that either hats or headpieces of an appropriate size have to be worn in the Royal Enclosure
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Image caption Her Majesty had cause for celebration after her horse, Dartmouth, won the 3.40 Hardwicke Stakes
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Image caption The Queen was presented with the Hardwicke Trophy by Princess Beatrice
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Image caption Jockey Ryan Moore continued his winning streak at the Chesham Stakes with his horse Churchill
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Image caption The Irish Guards are a staple at the event and play the national anthem every day as the Queen's carriage goes past the enclosures and towards the parade ground

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